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"KAMAZ-master" – the winner of the “Silk way rally-2018”

3 October 2018

The crew of the pilot of "KAMAZ-master" team Andrey Karginov won the Chinese stage of the “Silk Way Rally-2018" in the trucks standing.

Following the results of four stages, Andrey Karginov's crew became the winner of the Chinese version of the “Silk Way Rally” in the trucks category and took the 9th place in the final standing. The crew of Eduard Nikolaev won the "Silver" in the T4 category and took the 22nd place in the final. Chinese driver Tszy Zhun, who participated in the race as part of the KAMAZ-master team, won the bronze medal in the truck competition, showing 27th place in the final standing.

In its recent history "KAMAZ-master" for the third time participated in the rally, held in China. It should be mentioned that this year the Russian team completed the extensive testing program before sending the cars to the upcoming Dakar in January.

Two new trucks with 13-liter engines, one with automatic and another with manual transmissions, proved to be excellent in China. "It is important that the race gave us is the training for the upcoming Dakar. We have completed the programme and all the decisions we are going to make after this race have been formed for us. We will arrive home, and will sum up all thoughts,-told the "KAMAZ-master’s" Team Manager of the “Silk Way Rally” Sergey Savostin. - The race is perfectly organized as well as in sports, technical and domestic levels. It is very interesting here, a lot of sand, so it is possible to practice, test the technique on it. We really enjoyed rally and will be happy to come next year."

It is important to remind that this year the rally-marathon was divided into two parts. The first part was held from 20 to 27 July in Russia and ended up with the ultimate victory of the "KAMAZ-master" team. The second stage of the race was held from 23 to 28 September in China.