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„RE Autoclub” will fight for the gold in last stage of Russian Championship in rally raid


From 18 to 20 of September in Volgograd will take place the leaders fight of sixth and the final stage of Russian Championship „Mighty Steppe” in rally raid. At this moment „RE Autoclub” in teams overall ranking are the leaders and Jouni Ampuja/ Markku Hurskainen (Mitsubishi MPR 10) takes the first place in Absolute ranking.

„Tactic is clear for Volgograd! We have proven our speed during the season, our experience of navigation is on top level, drivers co-operation is working very well and my aim is to be fastest from start to finish flag. We are focusing only our own strenghts and we will built up our performance on those. Car is working well and I have enough experience of speed what will be needed for winning!” tells Jouni Ampuja.

This will be the last stage of Russian Championship, in which the team of ''RE Autoclub'' will expect a fierce fight. Even Jouni Ampuja and Markku Hurskainen (Mitsubishi MPR 10) currently takes the first place, not inferior 2 experienced crews of Russian team "PEK": Evgeny Firsov and Vadim Filatov (Toyota Hilux), as well Dmitry Ijevlev and Alexey Shaposhnikov (Nissan Datsun).

The three day rally raid will take place in Volgograd region, Russia. Racers will have three phases to go with a total track length over 800 km.

In the final stage will compete record number of crewa – more than 40! The team of ''RE Autoclub'' will represent and will fight for the title 4 crews:
1. Jouni Ampuja/ Markku Hurskainen from Finland (Mitsubishi MPR 10)
2. Alexander Terentyev/ Alexey Berkut from Russia (Ford Raptor F150 SVT)
3. Maria Oparina / Sergey Lebedev from Russia (Polris RZR 1000)
4. Ivan Sidorok/ Sergey Dodonov from Russia („Mitsubishi MPR 98”).

Taking the final rally raid seriously from 5 to 6 of September in Latvia were significant preparation - Test Drives, in which took part in the Jouni Ampuja and Markku Hurskainen from Finland, and as well Ivan Sidorok from Russia.

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