On the 4th April Silk Way Rally organizers met sportsmen and media journalists in Eindhoven, Netherlands. During a nice dinner in a friendly atmosphere, competitors, media and organization rally direction had time to share their Memories and presented their projects for Silk Way 2017.
It was also the opportunity for Martin van den Brink and Pascal de Baar from Mammoet Rally Team to officially confirm the participation of their team with 3 Renault trucks in the next Silk Way.
In 2016 Mammoet Rally Sport was the main opponent of KAMAZ-master team to fight for the win in trucks category. The struggle between Martin van den Brink on the newest bonneted truck Renault Sherpa and KAMAZ pilot Ayrat Mardeev lasted till the final stage.
However, due to mechanical problems of Renault truck van den Brink ended up 3rd overall. “The last racing days were very tough, so we are happy to take the third place – it is a great birthday gift for me!” said van den Brink after the finish.