The participants of the rally-marathon “Africa EKO Flight” was completed the first week of competitions 2018, which was closed the last stage in Morocco.
On the fifth day the crews had to overcome 631 kilometer, 436 of which came on a fast special stage that starts in Lyon and ending in bir-Anzarane.
In class SUVs, as in the previous four days, was not equal to the Vladimir Vasiliev. Russian rider of team G-Energy again showed the best time, and overall came off after 16 minutes from nearest rival Mathieu Serratore.
In the truck category, Gerard de Rooy also continued to break away. The Dutchman, speaking at Iveco, 14 minutes ahead of Tomas Mecca. In the overall standings the two-time winner of “Dakar” is in the lead already with advantage in two and a half hours, but in the General classification losing two hours of Vladimir Vasiliev.
In the motorcycle category for the second victory in the “Africa Eco race-2018” was won by PAL Anders Ullevalseter. But because of the failure of the Norwegian is only 18th in the overall standings. The leader Paolo Cecchi finished the day in second place behind the winner of stage four minutes.
January 8, caravan participants will continue the race. Ahead of six special stages in Mauritania and one in Senegal. The finish will take place on 14 January at the Pink lake in Dakar.
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