August 31, 2017 – Adrenaline and thrills took over as local, international and Arab drivers competed for the title of the 2017 Rally of Lebanon at the Super Special Stage at the RPM circuit in Mtein.
As the exclusive fuel provider of the Lebanese Rally Championship and a longtime supporter for motorsports in Lebanon, Total Liban sponsored the Super Special Stage at the 2017 Rally of Lebanon, which took place on August 25.
Partners, media and bloggers were invited to this VIP event at which Total Liban offered a car drift experience. Beiruting lived a co-piloting experience with the car drift driver, Rony Deraoui, on the Super Special Stage circuit, which took place right before the race started, giving the public a stimulating boost to kick start the show. A social media competition was also launched with blogger Najib Mitri of Blog Baladi, giving one participant the chance to attend the event and be part of the co-piloting experience. Second and third place winners were each given a TOTAL CARD.
Mr. Philippe Amblard, Total Liban Managing Director, commented: “This is the 7th year in a row to be part of this great event that brings together all rally enthusiasts in Lebanon, and our excitement continues to grow. This year we decided to give some members of the media the opportunity to experience the adrenaline rush with the professional drivers so as to bring them closer to these champions.” He added “Total group has been a worldwide active motorsports supporter for years, helping racers pave their way to the finish line. Throughout the years we have managed to develop the highest level of expertise in our products, which guarantees optimal protection, reliability and performance for drivers.”
Charged with excitement and ready to spin their wheels towards the finish line, all competitors benefited from the most advanced TOTAL racing fuel technology: TOTAL Effimax Unleaded 98, ATMO RC and TURBO ADV R.
The Rally of Lebanon, which is the 4th stage of the Championship, is taking place on 3 consecutive days, 25, 26, and 27 August, 2017. It includes several stages and the Super Special Stage is the first stage in the Rally of Lebanon. Prior to this, the Spring Rally took place on 2 April, followed by the Jezzine Rally on 3 and 4 June and the Cedars Rally that took place on 9 July.