Pretoria, 14 March 2020 – Land Rover, the Official Vehicle and Route partner for the Absa Cape Epic, fully supports the race organisers’ decision to not continue with this week’s event.
On Friday, 13 March, the Absa Cape Epic announced the event which was scheduled for 15 to 22 March would no longer go ahead due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Tina Pienaar-Smit, Sponsorship Specialist, Land Rover South Africa, said: “The safety of all riders including the 12 in Team Land Rover, staff, partners and all other attendees is of utmost priority. Land Rover South Africa is in full support of Absa Cape Epic’s decision.
“Our riders and personnel are saddened that their efforts in preparation for this world class mountain bike race will go unobserved, but all of us are already looking forward to the 2021 race.”
Land Rover looks forward to its continued sponsorship of the Absa Cape Epic in 2021.