Sierra de Cadiz Rally confirmed to take place in September


SIERRA DE CADIZ RALLY has been confirmed and will take place on September 17 and 18 over four timed stages

The Sierra de Cadiz Rally is back and has been confirmed as taking place on Friday, September 17, and Saturday, September 18, with the race comprising of four timed stages over the following routes: La Ribera de Gaidovar (8.2km), El Gastor-Olvera (14.1km), Zahara de la Sierra (15.4km), and Benaocaz-Ubrique (5.2km).

An official presentation of this race – whose results count towards the Andalusian Asphalt Rally Championship – took place at the Provincial Palace in Cadiz, with guests including Jaime Armario, from the Department of Citizenship Development; Maria Jesus Herencia, the representative of Tourism of the Junta de Andalucia in Cadiz; Manuel Alonso, president of the Andalucian Automobile Federation; and Francisco Garcia Galera, from the organisers of the rally, Escuderia Sur.

Carlos García Ramírez, the mayor of Grazalema was also present, acting as spokesman for a region that has also been represented by the mayors or municipal represenatives of El Gastor, Ubrique, Olvera, El Bosque, Zahara de la Sierra and Benaocaz.

Jaime Armario highlighted the organisational quality of Escuderia Sur as well as the effort of the federation, and the municipalities involved, saying, “Diputacion is making the province of Cadiz lead the organization of sporting events”, pointing out the undoubted economic impact this event will have for businesses and establishments in the region.

On Friday, September 17, the start ceremony will be held in Grazalema, and then on Saturday, the timed stages will take place, with the whole of the 24th edition of the Sierra de Cádiz Rally being televised live on the Youtube channel of the Andalucian Automobile Federation:, as reported by


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Chris King

Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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