Andrey Karginov

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MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. The crew of the Russian team “KAMAZ-master” under control of Andrey Karginov will not participate in the rally-RAID “silk road” – 2017. This was reported on the website of the team.

Karginov won’t be able to participate, as it is undergoing rehabilitation after injury. Thus, the team will play four of the crew Eduard Nikolaev, Ayrat Mardeev, Anton Shibalov and Dmitry Sotnikov.

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Rally-RAID “silk road” of 2017 will start July 7 at the red square in Moscow and finishes on July 22 in the Chinese city of XI’an (Shaanxi province). The total length of the route will be 9607 km away. this year, the organizers increased the distance up to 4088 km of special stages 14 stages of the race will be held on the territory of Russia, Kazakhstan and China .

Rally “silk road” was first held in 2009, the route passed between Kazan and Ashgabat. Then three years in a row participants of the rally went by a shortened route to Sochi and Gelendzhik, and in 2013 – from Moscow to Astrakhan. In 2014 and 2015 rally “silk road” was carried out. Last year the route of the rally-RAID held in the territory of Russia, Kazakhstan and China beginning in Moscow and ending in Beijing.

Last year, the crew Mardeev and Sotnikova won gold and silver in the category of trucks.