In Saudi Arabia, has completed the second stage of the rally-marathon “Dakar”. The riders passed 367 kilometers. The pilots called this stage the most difficult one.
the Second stage of “Dakar-2020” in Saudi Arabia is considered one of most scenic mountain series of canyons, part of the way along the red sea and the highest point in the entire race 1400 metres. Really, this was the case when the riders absolutely no time to enjoy the beautiful views of the Arabian Peninsula.
“it Was not until the landscapes….It was a lot of dust. Attention and concentration trying not to lose, and it could the wheels to lose,” said the pilot of “KAMAZ-master” Dmitry Sotnikov.
this year the organizers of the rally-RAID was a surprise: the participants get acquainted with the route map in just a few minutes before departure.
“it is Very difficult to navigate. Navigators have a hard time. We saw the finish line, but had to go back to re-take the point. We lost this time,” – commented on the innovation of the organizers of the Russian driver Anton Shibalov.
About the difficulties in choosing the route was almost all. This was the main theme, due to which KAMAZ in the second stage lost leadership.
Recall the winner of the second stage in the trucks was the representative of Belarus Sergei Vyazovich on the MAZ, which overcame the distance in 3 hours 47 minutes 44 seconds. The top three were also the crew of “KAMAZ-master” under the leadership of Andrey Karginov (+2.07).
However, all four crews of “KAMAZ” in the top six, where they dilutes the pilot of the MAZ and Mazik from the Dutch team “Iveco.
While without incident. Ahead of the annular segment, it is almost 500 kilometers. Leaving the city of Neom and returning to the same.