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TASS, October 11. Russian team “KAMAZ-master” has announced the composition of the crews in the prestigious rally-marathon “Dakar” in 2018. About it reports a press-service of the team.

It is noted that the team will miss the rally-marathon Africa Eco Race, which was traditionally involved in motor sports truck team.

In the “Dakar”-2018 will take part the crews of Eduard Nikolaev, Ayrat Mardeev and Dmitry Sotnikov and Anton Shibalov, Navigator crews are Evgeny Yakovlev, Aydar Belyaev, Ruslan Akhmadeev and Dmitry Nikitin, respectively.

“I am pleased that for the first time in many years we will be able to celebrate the New year at home, because the “Dakar”-2018 starts on 6 January. But the upcoming race is special: first, the Dakar rally will be the 40th in a row, and secondly, next year the team “KAMAZ-master” celebrates its 30th anniversary . This imposes additional responsibility on us, of course, we will fight for the victory”, – said the head of the team Vladimir Chagin.

Rally-RAID “Dakar” in 2018 will be held from 6 to 20 January in Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.

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