MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. Three vans of Russia’s Crew Kamaz-Grasp swept the rostrum on Monday after Stage 8 of the Dakar 2021 rally raid in Saudi Arabia.
The primary place went to the squad of the truck piloted by Anton Shibalov, who coated the space of 453 kilometers in 3 hours 19.40 minutes. The second place went to the squad of reigning champion Andrei Karginov (+2.19 minutes). Dmitry Sotnikov (+2.28 minutes) rounded up the trio of Stage 8 winners within the truck class.
Dmitry Sotnikov and his crewmates Ruslan Akhmadeev and Ilgiz Akhmetzianov are presently first within the total standings of the rally raid within the truck class with the results of 32 hours 34.18 minutes. They’re adopted by the crew of Anton Shibalov (33 hours 17.46 minutes) and one other Kamaz-Grasp truck crew piloted by Airat Mardeev (33 hours 47.33 minutes).
The forty third version of the Dakar Rally is held throughout the territory of Saudi Arabia between January 3 and 15, 2021 and consists of 12 levels.
4 squads of Crew Kamaz-Grasp had been registered for probably the most prestigious annual rally raid this 12 months, together with the crew of reigning world champion Andrei Karginov.
Since late Nineties, the Kamaz-Grasp workforce dominated the truck class, profitable a file variety of 17 prestigious rally raids.