| 18/06/2013 | 0 Comments

Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) is held in August every year, starting from Thailand and throughout other Asian countries, in various regions, road surface conditions, nature and climate characteristic of Asia, such as mountains, jungles, beaches, plantations or circuits.

Since the first rally in 1996 until 2013, the race has run through 8 countries so far: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. The course or countries vary every year and the rally marks its 18th this year.

AXCR_1The organizers announced the 2013 route at recently held press conference in Bangkok.

AXCR_22013 rally will kick off with the ceremonial start at the famous beach resort in the Kingdom of Thailand, Pattaya, on 10th August. After the selective section in Thailand with high speed and techniques, the rally goes into the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in 15th August. It is the fifth time after 7 years since the rally is held in Laos in 2006. The road conditions in Laos change when it rains and challenges the durability of car parts, not to mention the bodies of cars and bikes. Finish is scheduled at Pakse, in the south of the Laos.

The scheduled route:

10 August      Pattaya, Ceremonial Start and Prologue

11 August      Pattaya – Sakaeo

12 August      Sakaeo – Sakaeo

13 August      Sakaeo – Buri Ram

14 August      Buri Ram – Ubon Rachathani

15 August      Ubon Rachathani – Pakse (Laos)

16 August      Pakse – Pakse and Ceremonial Finish, Prize giving

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