Its official! South Africa placed their bid to host the WRC and positive signs of a successful bid emerged when the country was tasked by the international motorsport body, the FIA, to host a candidate event from 16 – 18 August 2012 to test readiness.

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South Africa is in pole position to host, for the first time, the World Rally Championship (WRC) in Kwa-Zulu Natal. The bid which is being led by Kagiso Media subsidiary company, Kagiso Vantage, (previously Mobil Alliance),is the second biggest motorsport event in the world, after the Formula 1, with a world-wide television audience of 570 million viewers in over 200 countries. Positive signs of a successful bid emerged when the country was tasked by the international motorsport body, the FIA, to host a candidate event from 16 – 18 August 2012 to test readiness.

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