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Rally raid "Belarus Baja" will begin on 29 May


Friday, on May 29,  start of „Belarus Baja” will be given, which will take place in the oldest Belarusian city Polotsk, which celebrates its 1153 anniversary this year. This will be the first stage of the championship of Belarus and also the third stage of the championship of Russia.

"Belarus Baja" from May 29 to May 31 will be held at Dretunski polygon where participants will compete for 600 km long distance, where racers will go through a very interesting trail. Routes of the first and second days will be different and includes all multeity of off-road rivershore sands, floodplains, coulees, forest off-roads, that will let the pilots and navigators demonstrate their skills.

More than 30 crews from Russia, Latvian, Finland, Belarus  have applied for particiopation in "Belarus Baja"  Latvian sports team "RE Autoclub" will be represented with five experienced crews:

1. Jouni Ampuja/ Markku Hurskainen from Finland ("Mitsubishi MPR 10")
2. Alexander Terentyev / Alexey Berkut from Russia ("Ford F150 SVT Raptor")
3. Sergey Shikotarov / Konstantin Mescheryakov from Russia ("Toyota Land Cruiser200")
4. Ivan Sidorok / Sergey Dodonov from Russia ("Mitsubishi MPR 98")
5. Alexander Kolumbet / Igor Petenko from Russia ("Toyota Land Cruiser 200"

In 23 and 24 May RE Autoclub had serious preparing of "Belarus Baja" and test drives. In test drives participated Jouni Ampuja from Finland and Ivan Sidorok from Russia.

Information prepared by:
Ieva Lorence
Phone: +371 22057978