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Dakar Rally: Top pilot Souza joins Great Wall Motors

12-29-2011 15:50 BJT

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The world's ultimate motor sport experience is about to begin in Argentina. This year's Dakar Rally starts at Mar del Plata and ends in Lima, Peru.

The fifteen day event will be filled with drama, excitement and adrenaline and once again Great Wall Motors of China will be taking on other international teams. Our correspondent Julie Scheier caught up with Great Wall's Portuguese Pilot, Carlos Souza, in Lisbon, before he left for what's sure to be an outstanding adventure.

This year's Dakar sees Great Wall Motors venturing in an ambitious project. Two Pilots, two racing cars. Chinese racer Zhou Yong and new team member Portuguese pilot, Carlos Sousa, will be doing their best when pushing the Haval Suv's to the limit.

Carlos Sousa

This will be Carlos Sousa's twelve Dakar who has already raced for Mitsubishi, Nissan and Volkswagen. And has always finished in the top ten, with a personal best 4th place in 2003.

Great Wall, wants a star driver to head up its squad and Sousa brings experience and consistency to this effort.

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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