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Russian Kamaz team emerges best at Dakar Rally 2014

Andrey Karginov’s (R) crew, from the KAMAZ-Master team, won the 2014 Dakar Rally in the trucks class.

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Andrey Karginov’s (R) crew, from the KAMAZ-Master team, won the 2014 Dakar Rally in the trucks class.
During the last leg of the race, which took place on Saturday and finished in the Chilean city of Valparaíso, the Russian driver had a seven-minute lead ahead of the Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).

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During the last leg of the race, which took place on Saturday and finished in the Chilean city of Valparaíso, the Russian driver had a seven-minute lead ahead of the Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).
The rally appeared to be a challenge... Chinese racer Zhou Yong had an accident on the 90th kilometer and blocked the track, causing the Karginov team to lose a lot of time.

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The rally appeared to be a challenge... Chinese racer Zhou Yong had an accident on the 90th kilometer and blocked the track, causing the Karginov team to lose a lot of time.
In the end, Karginov was compensated for the time he lost, which was enough to secure his victory.

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In the end, Karginov was compensated for the time he lost, which was enough to secure his victory.
De Rooy came in second with a 3 minute 11 second delay after Karginov.

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De Rooy came in second with a 3 minute 11 second delay after Karginov.
Eduard Nikolayev’s team (KAMAZ-Master) finished third.

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Eduard Nikolayev’s team (KAMAZ-Master) finished third.
Dmitry Sotnikov and Anton Shibalov, also represented the KAMAZ-Master team, finished in fourth and fifth places respectively.

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Dmitry Sotnikov and Anton Shibalov, also represented the KAMAZ-Master team, finished in fourth and fifth places respectively.
Russian trucks have won Dakar rallies 11 times in the past 14 years. The podium and champagne greeted the winners.

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Russian trucks have won Dakar rallies 11 times in the past 14 years. The podium and champagne greeted the winners.
Drivers from Russia have won Dakar rallies in the trucks class a total of 12 times in the history of the race...

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Drivers from Russia have won Dakar rallies in the trucks class a total of 12 times in the history of the race...
...the best overall standing of any country.

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...the best overall standing of any country.
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20 January, 2014
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