Russian crews on the Dakar Rally description of participants

Who from Russia participates in the annual rally dakar

In the test of cars, as in the standings of trucks, a fairly large number of Russian crews are involved – as many as eight.

¬†Last year’s newcomer Vladimir Vasiliev, who was the pilot of the G-Energy team, using the client Mini this year, who has been training in the X-RAID championship team, one of the obvious contenders for victory this year. Leonid Novitsky, who took third place in 2013, this year, unfortunately, in Dakar is not involved due to problems with sponsors. But the other Leonid, the gardeners, brought in the rally-rays Novitsky a couple of years ago, will again go to the crew with experienced Anton Nikolaev, replacing the Volkswagen Amarok to Toyota Khaylyuks.