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Podium of the Silk Way for our pilots!

After 15 days of running, to travel more than 10.000 km of racing that was varied and demanding for both man and machine, the Team of Xtreme Plus arrived at Xi an!
The drivers won the 2nd, 3rd and 4th place in the category.
Mao Rujin and Rafa Tornabel – 2nd place in the category T3 and 17th of the general classification
WANG Fujiang and Li Wei 3rd in the category and 20th overall
Cinotto Pietro and Fulvio Zini 4th place in the category and 22 in the general category. (Clarifying that since Pietro assumed the position of his father won all the special tests, but unfortunately for the time lost in Russia did not let him reach the podium)
Congratulations to all these brave pilots!

Podio de la Silk Way para nuestros pilotos!
Despues de 15 dias de carrera, de recorrer mas de 10.000 exigentes kilomentros de carrera, el Team de Xtreme Plus llego a Xi an!
Los pilotos ganaron el 2do, 3ro y 4to puesto de la categoria.
Mao Rujin y Rafa Tornabel – 2do puesto en la categoria T3 y 17vo de la clasificacion general
WANG Fujiang y Li Wei 3ro en la categoria y 20vo en la general
Cinotto Pietro y Fulvio Zini 4to puesto en la categoria y 22 en la general. (Aclarando que desde que Pietro asumio el puesto de su papá gano todas las pruebas especiales, pero lamentablemente por el tiempo perdido en Rusia no le dejo alcanzar el podio)
Felicitaciones a todos estos valientes pilotos!

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The rest day in Urumqi.

The Xtreme Plus team spends the rest day in Urumqi.
After the first 8 stages contested, it has completed the first week of the 2017 Silk Way.

It’s a shame that Pietro started the race on the 4th day because he did not have the visa in Russia, he could not start before. But it is noteworthy that since the start of the race wins all special stages in the T3 category.

Mao and Fujiang, arrived exhausted the day of rest in their country. Mao after overturning the razor two stages ago, yesterday invests a tree, breaking the direction.

Today our mechanics have worked hard and repaired the car to Mao continue with the second week of the race.

We think that from tomorrow our luck will change since they start the stages in the sand, which allows the pilots to take full advantage of the performance of the cars.

 

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Start Ceremony in Red Square – Rusia

Yesterday, was started the 7th edition of the Silk Way Rally.
The first stage of the rally will take the competitors towards Tcheboksary.
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Silk Way Rally 2017

Our team and the drivers are already in Moscow!
Today, technical and administrative checks in the Loujniki Olympic Stadium.
It’s all ready to start the race!
The race will start on July 8 from Moscow to Tcheboksary, after the solemn start ceremony on Red Square the participants will take off towards scenic twisting roads, rush through boundless Russian fields, where only the best navigators will be able to found the right direction in high grass.

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Résumé Rallye Kazakhstan

Notre duo ont terminé cette course en 12ième position général et premier dans la class T3!

 

D’hommage pour le problème au pneu eu à la 2ième étape que avait fait perdre beaucoup de temps pour arriver enfin hors de temps. En tous cas on a traversé des paysages magnifique en courant vraiment un beau rally avec une organisation parfait et un podium sur les rives de la Mer Caspienne.

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Kazakhstan 2017 – Prologe

Après 8500 km pour aller d’Erfoud à Aktau xtremeplus , est prêt à attaquer cette étape difficile de la coupe du monde

plus de 2000 km de spéciale avec beaucoup de sable

2 équipages ont fait hier la cérémonie du podium sur la rive de la mer Caspienne

public nombreus malgré la course a seulement 24 concurrents

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ce matin Super Claude et Loïc étaient prêts et heureux de démarrer , après leur expérience positive au Qatar

Patrice Garrouste et JM Polato seront ensemble après en 2015 ils ont fait partie des gagnants potentiels de la coupe du monde T3

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Closure of the Merzouga Rally.

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Congratulations to our pilots!
That in spite of the difficulties that presented the rally, all came to the goal, achieving Ronald Basso and Julien Menard reach the third position in the general.
Lilian Viale and Patrice Roissac managed to stay inside the top ten of the general classification with the number 8 and in a 3° position in the general category of the Dakar Challenge

Julien Juliettevandory / Pascacal Amand and Vicent Gonzalez / Benjaming González, achieved its main objective, which was to reach the goal! For the two crews was his first experience of the rally raid and the Merzouga Rally, was not easy for them to start-ups, but put it all on your part and managed to cross the finish line.

The Gonzalez were honored with the award for Fair Play, for his camaraderie with the other teams within the slopes!

Congratulations to all! Bravo! And until the next adventure!