Karjakin was second in the standings ATV
– The crew of Russian, SK “Peter” Nikolayev from the team “KAMAZ-Master” took the third place on the opening stage of the rally-RAID “Dakar”-2018 in the trucks.
The reigning Dakar winner, lost 29 seconds to the stage winner Czech Alyosha Lapras from the Tatra team. 22 seconds lost Lapras the crew of the Dutchman Martin van der Bringa from Renault.
The rest of the crew of “KAMAZ-Master” at the first stage held the following positions: 5.Anton Shibalov, 7.Dmitry Sotnikov, 8.Ayrat Mardeev.
Of the Russian participants of other credits, highest achieved Sergey Karjakin, who became the second in the ATV class.
The famous rally-RAID “Dakar” in 2018 was launched on 6 January in the capital of Peru Lima and ends on January 20 in the Argentine Cordoba.
The participants of the anniversary, 40th, edition of the rally will cover approximately 9 thousand kilometers on the territory of Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
At the start of the rally-RAID was planned the output 332 of the crew of the 54 countries of the world.