The famous Russian tracer arranged free running on KAMAZ-master team’s sight

The top Russian tracer, one of the world's parkour elite, Evgeny "Archi" Aroyan, performed extreme stunts on KAMAZ-master sight in Naberezhnye Chelny. The championship community of the legendary racing team, which won international Silk Way Rally in July, and Evgeny Aroyan, who won bronze in the most prestigious world free running competition Red Bull Art of Motion in the same month, were realized in an extraordinary video with participation of the head of KAMAZ-master Vladimir Chagin.

Dmitry Sotnikov: I thought my brain would explode, assembling a new KAMAZ

The winner of the Silk Way Rally in the truck category Dmitry Sotnikov, in an interview with the correspondent of RIA News Sergei Astakhov, told in detail about the new truck of KAMAZ-master team indexed 435091, the problems that he had to face during its creation, and advantage of the truck over the previous generation. Also, the 36-year-old pilot, who became the only three-time champion in the history of the Silk Way Rally, noted the rivalry with the Belarusian Siarhei Viazovich and spoke about the high interest in the new product from Naberezhnye Chelny from rivals of the Dakar Rally.

Dmitry Sotnikov becomes a three-time winner of the Silk Way Rally

Contestants will remember this edition of the Silk Way Rally for long.

Dmitry Sotnikov strengthened his lead in the Silk Way Rally overall classification.

Short high-speed special stages of the eleventh edition of the international Silk Way Rally do not allow rivals to bring serious time margin to the finish line. The time lag between the drivers is calculated in seconds, so stopping for repairs or getting stuck in one of the many rivers or swampy traps will most likely exclude such a crew from the list of candidates for the podium.

The best time at the SWR on the border with Mongolia was shown by Andrey Karginov

On Sunday, the rally caravan was supposed to cross the border of Russia and Mongolia and continue its way to the finish line in Ulaanbaatar. However, force majeure interfered the plans of the SWR organizers.

Changes in the Silk Way Rally Program

The organizers of the international Silk Way Rally 2021 announced about cancellation of racing stages in Mongolia due to force majeure on the part of the host side. Instead of seven stages, which were supposed to take place in the remaining days of the race on the territory of the foreign state, three stages will be held in Russia.

Mud baths: Sotnikov's crew has won the second stage of the Silk Way Rally

Rapid change of landscapes and regions - this is how the Silk Way Rally can be characterised, leading a caravan of sports crews from Russia to Mongolia. On the first day of the race, the contestants had the longest liaison: from the finish of the special stage to the bivouac in Novosibirsk they had to drive more than 560 kilometers along public roads.

Sotnikov won the first stage of the Silk Way Rally on the new KAMAZ of K5 generation

The main news of today: one of the world's largest rally-raids has begun.

Silk Way Rally 2021: ceremonial start in Omsk

A few hours remain until the start of the first stage of the international Silk Way Rally 2021.

Checks before the Silk Way Rally are passed.

Administrative checks and scrutineering for contestants started the day before the ceremonial start of the Silk Way Rally in Omsk.