The decision to pass this checkpoint crew at the stage
– Anton Shibalov’s crew of the Russian team “KAMAZ-Master” to terminate participation in the rally-RAID “Dakar”, the press service of the team on Thursday
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“The judges took the decision to withdraw the crew of Anton Shibalov from the race. We will remind, after a fire on the first verasem stage Shibalov’s crew was able to eliminate the effects of ignition on their own and to go to the start of yesterday’s second stage. Next, the crew, realizing that the fire still had an impact for the truck, decided to finish taking all the control points. The usual judicial practice in such cases is a penalization of the awarding of the penalty time. Therefore, the removal of crew from the race, and crew are not competing for the podium, is, according to experts, is overly restrictive and controversial decision which will definitely weaken the Russian team,” – said in the message.
“Quick Technicals by the decision of the team leader Vladimir Chagin assigned to the crew of Dmitry Sotnikov. The race is three of the Russian crew. There’s a three-race day”, – stated in the message.
As reported, after the 11th stage of the race, which was held yesterday, the crew of the defending champion of the Dakar Eduard Nikolaev from-for breakages of the car lost a lot of time and lost their first place overall in the truck class. Now leads the Argentine crew of Federico Villagra was (Iveco). Ayrat Mardeev ranked fourth, Dmitry Sotnikov – the eighth.