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

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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S.13 Despres and Sotnikov at the gates of Xi’an

S.13 Despres and Sotnikov at the gates of Xi’an

Stéphane Peterhansel (Peugeot 3008DKR n°106) wins his 5th stage on the 2017 Silk Way Rally, on the penultimate leg between Alashan Youqi and Zhongwei. Overall his team mate Cyril Despres (Peugeot 3008DKR n°100), second on the day, extends his lead and looks to be on the verge of his second consecutive Silk Way victory this Saturday in Xi’an. In the truck class, Dmitry Sotnikov (Kamaz-Master n°303), winner of the stage seems to have taken the reins of power over his Kamaz team mates. Tomorrow, before the final podium held in the heart of the ancient capital of the Middle Empire, there remains a short but challenging special of just over 100 kilometres.

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S.12 Lavieille and Mardeev surf, the leaders suffer

S.12 Lavieille and Mardeev surf, the leaders suffer

Christian Lavieille (Baïcmotor n°108) in the cars and Airat Mardeev (Kamaz-Master n°300) in the truck category win the 12th stage of the Silk Way Rally, run in the heart of the big dunes of the Gobi desert. Despite mechanical problems and time lost in this very demanding special, Cyril Despres (Peugeot 3008DKR n°100) and Dmitry Sotnikov (Kamaz-Master n°303) hold onto their leadership positions in the overall rankings.

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Dream BIG #crosscountryrally #followthetiger #rally #silkwayrally2018 #SILKWAY #XianToMoscow

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The route of #silkwayrally2018 will start in Xi'an and finish in Moscow #crosscountryrally #china #kazakhstan #russia

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Another look at the Silk Way #china

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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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