On March 6, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich visited the KAMAZ-Master team's test track near the city of Naberezhnye Chelny and had a meeting with athletes.
Director General of KAMAZ Automaker Sergey Kogogin and Head of the KAMAZ-Master team Vladimir Chagin showed the guests the sports equipment and told them about the Dakar rally that took place in January and prospects for the development of the team.
Babich and Minnikhanov looked around the vehicles, including Eduard Nikolayev’s truck that won the Dakar 2018 rally.
Moreover, Presidential Envoy and Tatarstan President personally tested the KAMAZ sport truck with conventional configuration and perspective sport truck with hood.
The KAMAZ-Master team began its 2018 sports season with participation in the 40th anniversary Dakar rally. The rally-race passed through three countries, including Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. The 15th victory in the rally became a gift for the 30th anniversary of the KAMAZ-Master team.