14.07.2015 : 12th edition of the Red Bull Romaniacs HARD ENDURO RALLYE
2014 has been a record in terms of number of participants, all seats are already occupied so early last year it was decided from the point of view of safety the number of participants is limited to 350, so that all who wish to exceed their adventure in the Carpathians as well Safi already enrolled Since 2014 edition rally classes were created trails Gold – the most difficult , Silver , Bronze and Iron , the latter being designed more for beginners who still have a toolkits on wheels. If in 2014 the classes Silver, Bronze and Iron could compete both individually and as a team, will compete only 2015 individually. The riders will be able to help one another but will not score in the team classification . In other words at the 12th edition will have stiff competition for the top 10 of each class .
And how it all starts in Sibiu , on July 14, 2015 , Prologue , the show created for urban public that determines the start order of the first four days in the mountains. Immediately after the 2014 edition track managers have begun to explore new routes and with about nine months to start already have a few surprises for both those in Class Gold and Silver , Bronze and Iron .
The 2014 edition was the one where Jonny Walker became the youngest winner of the rally . The 23-year -old Briton , who is the official flagship KTM outran Graham Jarvis , Rider also known under the title of King of the Carpathians after winning four times Red Bull Romaniacs . The three completed Wade Young, a South African aged only 18 who managed to reach the podium Gold class right from the second participation in the most difficult hard enduro rally in the world.
Red Bull Romaniacs 2014 figures
350 – number of competitors; 40 – the number of nations represented in the competition;
400 – total MEMBER organization team during the rally;
12 – the number of countries they come from members of the organizing team: Romania, Austria, Germany, Denmark, UK, USA, Switzerland, South Africa, Serbia, Norway, Spain, Russia;
30,000 – liter (30 tons) of fuel used during the four days of off-road competitors, media, track managers, assistants route, the route cleaning team;
400 – liters of oil for two-stroke engines used during the four days of off-road competitors, media, track managers, assistants route, track cleaning team;
3582 –sparkling liters of water consumed during the event;
850 – people were accommodated in Voineasa between two stages in the mountains. Rally revitalized Lotrului Mountains resort.
1000 – people were accommodated in Sibiu during the rally.
8 – months were needed to prepare the 11th edition of the route