Silk Way motor-rally started up in Kazan

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Silk Way motor-rally started up in Kazan
Semen Yakubov, rally Manager: The competition, which has been organized at the initiative of the Presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, is crossing the territories of these 3 countries. A spectacular ceremony has been organized for the start of the rally on the Volga riverside. Its participants passed the special distance of 2013 km in honor of Summer World Student Games in Kazan, planned for 2013. Frederic Lekien, the Rally Sports Director, commented: A total distance of 8 stages of the rally is 4,35 thousand kilometers, 2,85 thousands of which are high-speed distances. 20 trucks, 62 cars, and about 100 tech support vehicles participate in the rally. The absolute leaders in the trucks class are obviously KAMAZ-master team, the 8-times winner of DAKAR rally, as well as the teams headed by Jan and Gerard de Rooy, Ales Loprais and other young pilots.

07.09.2009