Thursday, 7 May 2009
The presentation of the City of Alicante Trophy took place Wednesday morning, 6th May, in the Alicante Town Hall. Image copyright Carmen Hidalgo/Audi MedCup.
by Sabina Mollart-Rogerson
The presentation was hosted by Sonia Alegría, representative for the Generalitat Valenciana (Regional Government of Valencia), Marta García Romeu (Tourism Councillor for the Alicante Town Hall), Vicente Sala (President of the Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo), Pablo Lahoz (President of the Alicante Port Authorities), Francisco Zaragoza (President of the Real Club Náutico de Regatas of Alicante) and Nacho Postigo (Technical Director of the Audi MedCup Circuit).
The City of Alicante Trophy regatta marks the start of what promises to be a particularly intense season. The Audi MedCup Circuit evolves on a number of levels this year with the introduction of the GP42 fleet and a Race Village with more interactive activities for visitors and spectators.
The official training day for the TP52 Series will take place on Tuesday the 12th of May with competition starting on the 13th. The GP42 Series will have an official training day on the Wednesday and starts racing on Thursday the 14th. Competition for both the Series will conclude on Sunday the 17th of May with the City of Alicante Trophy prize giving.
The Audi MedCup Village, on the Levante de Alicante port welcomes visitors, opening officially on Saturday 9th of May.