Overall classification
CARS

1DESPRES Cyril

CASTERA David (Co-Pilot)

100

TEAM PEUGEOT TOTAL

Time: 41:46:25

2LAVIEILLE Christian

GARCIN Jean-Pierre (Co-Pilot)

108

BAICMOTOR RACING TEAM

Gap: +1:04:39

3HAN Wei

MIN Liao (Co-Pilot)

107

GEELY AUTO COOPERTIRES TEAM

Gap: +1:11:29

Overall classification
TRUCKS

1SOTNIKOV Dmitry

AKHMADEEV Ruslan (Co-Pilot)
MUSTAFIN Ilnur (Co-Pilot 2)

303

KAMAZ-MASTER TEAM

Time: 43:45:38

2SHIBALOV Anton

MOKEEV Andrey (Co-Pilot)
NIKITIN Dmitrii (Co-Pilot 2)

312

KAMAZ-MASTER TEAM

Gap: +6:04

3MARDEEV Airat

BELYAEV Aydar (Co-Pilot)
SVISTUNOV Dmitrii (Co-Pilot 2)

300

KAMAZ-MASTER TEAM

Gap: +23:12

Project news

Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov:  «I’m sure you will impress your fans, while continuing to create the history of Russian automobile and motorcycle sport»

Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov: «I’m sure you will impress your fans, while continuing to create the history of Russian automobile and motorcycle sport»

On August, 23 the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov met Silk Way Rally Organization team and KAMAZ-master team members. The meeting was held in the residence of Tatarstan President – the Governor Palace in Kazan Kremlin.

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Diesel test on Silk Way Rally route

Diesel test on Silk Way Rally route

For many years Silk Way Rally has not only been a unique environment for vehicle strength tests but also served as a tough marathon that crosses the most challenging areas of Eurasia and provides conditions to check other car components. This year a unique experiment was performed during the race: on the entire route from Moscow to China some vehicles used an innovative Diesel Opti fuel, developed by Gazprom Neft, an official fuel partner of Silk Way Rally.

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Technologies race: rally car from the inside

Technologies race: rally car from the inside

Every rally is unpredictable. The victory may be gained only by the combination of strong will, perseverance and creativity. At the same time it is a race of technologies and materials that help pilots to perform their best skills.

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated the winners of Silk Way Rally

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated the winners of Silk Way Rally

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated KAMAZ-master team on their win on 2017 Silk Way Rally and mentioned the high level of race organization, emphasizing the meaning of the project to the strengthening of people relations. The official letter of Vladimir Putin is published on the official website of Russian President.

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S.14 Despres and Sotnikov score doubles at Xi’an

S.14 Despres and Sotnikov score doubles at Xi’an

Arriving in triumph and bright sunshine at the ancient capital of the Middle Empire, at the end of over 700 kilometres of liaison, the competitors on the 2017 Silk Way Rally were all smiles. Cancelled following heavy overnight rain in the Zhongwei region, the last 100,67 km special was transformed into a lap of honour for the competitors and their assistance, coming to the end of 15 days and nearly 10.000 km of racing that was varied and demanding for both man and machine. Pulling into the parc fermé, that marks the end of this 2017 edition, at Xi’an’s exhibition centre, Cyril Despres and David Castera (Peugeot 3008DKR n°100) take a second consecutive victory in the car category, while Dmitry Sotnikov, accompanied by his Kamaz Ruslan team co-drivers Akhmadeev and Ilnur Mustafin (Kamaz-Master n°303) also takes a second victory in the truck class (after their first in 2013), at the end of a fierce battle with their Kamaz team mates.

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CANCELLATION OF SS14 FOR SAFETY REASONS

CANCELLATION OF SS14 FOR SAFETY REASONS

Due to the storms and heavy showers that have hit the Zhongwei region during Saturday evening, the Silk Way Rally’s Race Directors have been forced to announce the cancellation of the 14th Special Stage, intended to be run this Saturday morning between Zhongwei and Xi’an. A decision approved of by all the competitors.

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Toyota story: how to accept Silk Way Rally challenge

Toyota story: how to accept Silk Way Rally challenge

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Gazpromneft and Diesel Opti

Gazpromneft and Diesel Opti

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Awards ceremony in Xian

Awards ceremony in Xian

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Leg 13. The great cathedrals … of dunes

Leg 13. The great cathedrals … of dunes

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Leg 12. A long journey...

Leg 12. A long journey...

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Leg 11. The fort of the fertile valley

Leg 11. The fort of the fertile valley

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