22 January 2019
Dmitry Medvedev congratulated members of KAMAZ-master Team, who took first and second positions on the rally-marathon in Peru.
I congratulate you with the brilliant victory on the rally-marathon “Dakar-2019”!
All the country excitedly followed the bright performance of the Russian crews in Peru.
In the multi-day race trucks of KAMAZ-master Team were second to none. On one of the most difficult tracks Dakar you chose right tactics, showed excellent sport preparation, speed, unity of the team. Getting ahead of many rivals, you proved that you can fight till the end. Gold and silver, won by you, have become a well-deserved reward.
This is not only our motorsport victory, but high-grade trucks of KAMAZ company, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
I wish you new success, good luck in sports and all the best. We are proud of you!