The head of Department on work with participants of the Dakar Xavier Gavory and a representative of the Department of international cooperation of Leo Boucher during his visit to Russia in addition to participation in Russian Motorsport Forum visited Naberezhnye Chelny and met with the head of the team KAMAZ-Master Vladimir Chagin, in which managed to discuss the development of the brand “Dakar” in Russia, current questions about the marathon in 2018, as well as attracting more participants and coverage of the famous race in the Russian media.
Xavier Gavory: Vladimir Chagin – the charismatic Russian pilot in the history of “Dakar”
“We haven’t been to Russia: this is our first visit since 2011, when the rally “silk road”was part of a series “Dakar”. Every year we thought about returning to Russia, but never came an occasion to do, ‘ said Xavier Gavory.
In 2010 the “Dakar” took part 69 of the Russian pilots and navigators, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs, and we believe that Russian athletes should receive more information about the upcoming “Dakar”. That is why we are here.”
During the visit, the representatives of the ASO visited the factory and shop, where racing KAMAZ.
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