RIV 2013

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Rally cars and environmental protection

Highly conscious of the environmental issues, the organiser of the Rallye International du Valais took a particular interest in the conclusions of a report issued by the Swiss body Swiss Climate after the running of a round that also counts towards the Swiss Rally Championship. 

The results of the CO2 balance show that one third of the emissions are generated by the mobility of the public and a second third by everything related to the accommodation and the catering. The rest of the emissions are mainly imputable to the equipment transport duties and to the waste. The carbon dioxide emitted by the rally cars represents only three per cent of the total emissions generated by the event

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