Nikolaev: cars and ATVs prevented at the 11th stage of the Dakar
The Crew Eduard Nikolaev
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MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Racer Russian team “KAMAZ-master” Eduard Nikolaev reported that it interfered with the vehicles and ATVs during the passage of the 11th stage of the rally-marathon “Dakar”. The words of the Russian press service of “KAMAZ-master”.
Nikolaev crew won the 11th stage of “Dakar” in the standings trucks
On Friday, the crew of Nikolaev won the 11-th stage of “Dakar” in offset of trucks. The car of another Russian citizen Dmitry Sotnikov from KAMAZ (“KAMAZ-master”) finished fourth. Nikolaev continues to lead the overall standings before the final stage.
“Today’s stage was divided into two special stages with a length of 113 km and 175 km. Between them was a long neutralization of 300 kilometers, where there was little to think about and get yourself and the second part is also clearly work. The first part was similar to our Astrakhan – sandy road with bumps, pits . In the second part of the route put us up in the local mountains, where he was a fast serpentine road – sides, it was important for them not to catch,” – said Nikolaev.
“Then I went to a field road along the vineyards, – continued the Russian. – There is a little interfered with the riders, and the ending of the jeep was the air with dust very much. But I made it. Drove well”.
“Dakar-2017” passes through the territory of Paraguay, Argentina and Bolivia and finishes on January 14 in Buenos Aires.