28 crews on SUVs and trucks started three-day competition across the Astrakhan sands. “KAMAZ-master” participates in the race with the extended team.
As the Deputy Director for production and development, eight-time champion of the rally “Dakar”, Sergey Savostin, who will perform the functions of team Manager in Astrakhan, explained on the eve of the start, that it is due to the fact “that there are a lot of objects to test, they cannot be tested on one or two cars only, it is necessary to spread tests to get objective results which can be compared and used in the future.
In addition to sports cars, technical innovations are also tested on escort cars. For example, on heavy vehicles of technical assistance the team will test KAMA PRO tires of production of “KAMAZ-master” team partner KAMA TYRE company.