On September,22 in Kremlin the Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated crews of Airat Mardeev and Dmitry Sotnikov with their win in the Silk Way Rally-2016. On the meeting also were present the Chairman of the Management Committee (CEO) of PJSC Gazprom Alexey Miller and the General Director of PJSC KAMAZ Sergey Kogogin (PJSC Gazprom has become a general partner of the Silk Way Rally for three years. PJSC KAMAZ also was a partner of this project).
Now Moscow motor fans could see an absolutely new program of synchronic truck drift, the first performance of which was on 30 August in Kazan. KAMAZ drivers Airat Mardeev and Eduard Nikolaev performed their know-how at Moscow International Motor Show.
On August, 30 KAMAZ-master team took part in Kazan City Racing motor show. The event is traditionally correlated with the “Tatarstan Republic Day” and held at Kazan Kremlin walls. Everyone could come to see demonstration runs and hear sound of real race engines. Despite the rain, a lot of people came to see the show, but to the start of the runs the clouds scattered and the sun dried the pavement and cheered drifters.
Ouninpohja, Finland, - this WRC special section is so impressing that the Scotland rally racer Colin McRae named his horse after it. But recently on that section there was a competition between other horse powers.
On 6 August 2016 IX Sports Festival of VTB took place on the territory of Locomotive stadium. The regular corporate event collected VTB teams from 7 countries. This year more than 900 sportsmen took part in team and individual competitions. All in all 4000 people visited the event.