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26.07.2018: SILK WAY RALLY S.6 – VOLGOGRAD - LIPETSK 317,15 Thursday, July 26th 2018 Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Hilux n°101) has won this 6th and penultimate stage of the SILK WAY RALLY in the car class. In the process the Qatari driver moves up to second

SILK WAY RALLY
S.6 – VOLGOGRAD - LIPETSK  317,15
Thursday, July 26th 2018




Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Hilux n°101) has won this 6th and penultimate stage of the SILK WAY RALLY in the car class. In the process the Qatari driver moves up to second place overall behind Yazeed Al Rajhi (MINI John Cooper Works n°103), who by finishing 3rd today maintains a comfortable lead.



In the trucks, the longest stage of this 2018 edition allowed Andrei Karginov (Kamaz-Master n°309) to win his 3rd stage victory and take the overall lead on the eve of the finish in the Red Square in Moscow.
 



S.6 – The race
 

 
Cars: Al Rajhi, the manager




He made his intentions clear yesterday on arriving in Volgograd: ‘I won’t take the slightest risk before getting to Moscow…’



Starting 2nd this morning, behind his team mate Nani Roma (MINI John Cooper Works n°104), Yazeed Al Rajhi (MINI John Cooper Works n°103), was happy to simply manage his comfortable lead of over one hour and rely on the proven reliability of his MINI.


After four days struggling with his rear differential and gearbox, Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Hilux n°101), four times winner of the FIA All Terrain Rallies World Cup and two times Dakar winner, took a radically different approach.



With a car that was at last repaired and able to function to its full potential, the Qatari driver literally flew over the special stage, overtaking one after the other each of the eight competitors that started in front of him.



 Finishing in the wake of Nani Roma, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel took their third stage win on this SILK WAY RALLY to take the 2nd place overall. A place that Mathieu Serradori and Fabian Lurquin (Buggy SRT n°108) were unable to defend due to mechanical problems suffered after CP1 (km 112) that effectively wiped out their day.



Towed more than 240 kilometres by the Toyota of Italian competitor Marco Piana, they lost more than 4 hours and only managed to hold on to a place on the podium ‘thanks’ to the mechanical problems suffered by the Russian driver Rudskoy (Proto G-Force n°110).




T2 & T3 categories in brief


Tough luck for Nifontova



In the T2 category, this 6th stage proved disastrous for Nifontova (Toyota Land Cruiser n°132). Stuck in the dunes north of Volgograd, the Russian driver was forced to head for the tarmac and in so doing waving had to settle for third place on the podium in her class.



All of which proved highly favourable for the Chinese competitors Chinois Zi Yun Gang and Lu Binglong (Toyota Land Cruiser n°134 and 128) who monopolise the first two places both on the stage and overall.



In the SSVs (T3 category), the Russian competitors Opariina and Shtaneva (Maverick X3 n°115) held steady.




Victory on the stage and a first place overall reinforced the all-female crew’s position as they continue to resist the Bulgarian Petar Cenkov (Quaddy Yxz n°130) and the Frenchman Nicolas Duclos and his British co-driver Steven Griener (Polaris RZR n°117).
 



Trucks: Handing over the reins of power at Kamaz



Everything changed a few kilometres from a water crossing (km 249) where many spectators had gathered. While Andrei Karginov (Kamaz-Master n°309) sent up walls of water to the delight of the public, stopped on the track, Dmitry Sotnikov (Kamaz-Master n°300) quickly came to the realisation that his race is over.



 The drive shaft of his Kamaz had given up the ghost. One after the other, his team mates Mardeev and Shibalov stopped to try and help him out. But in vain…



The two times winner of the SILK WAY RALLY and title holder passed the flame to Karginov, winner of the special stage and new race leader, 17:39 ahead of his dauphin and team mate Airat Mardeev.
 



- Chris Rodrigo- photos Silk Way Rally

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26.07.2018 / MaP

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