Baja Russia – Northern Wooded area – Spherical 1 of the FIA World Cup for Putrid Nation Bajas

Vladimir Vasilyev and Vitaliy Yevtyekhov at the present time claimed outright honours on Baja Russia – Northern Wooded area, the outlet round of the FIA World Cup for Putrid Nation Bajas. The Russians gained four of the five selective sections to command a house victory on basically the most efficient snow and ice round of the series. Fellow countrymen Andrey and Vladimir Novikov introduced their G-Force BARS car house in 2d position earlier than Denis Krotov/Dmytro Tsyro, giving the BMW X3 two of the three high positions.

Held in the north-west Leningrad achieve, Baja Russia – Northern Wooded area took the contenders over previously unused tracks, providing an delivery misfortune over 378.84 kilometres of competition and five selective sections. Friday’s Qualifying Stage would possibly well also unbiased hold most efficient been 3.5 kilometres in dimension, however the tricky nature of the short allotment saw many of the crews worth minute errors. Despite clipping a barrier, Vasilyev took the early honours and led the crews into the wooded area roads of the Priozersky and Vyborgsky districts on Saturday.

The Russian finished 2d in SS2 to closing twelve months’s winner Tapio Lauronen, opening the snowy wooded area street where he became the dear to clarify the tune. In the repeated afternoon allotment prerequisites were more equal and the 2013 World Cup match winner and 2014 champion bounced befriend to take hold of the stage purchase in his BMW X3. At the present time, Vasilyev became fast but mindful of averting concerns over two runs by means of the reversed allotment, rewarding him with two more stage victories and one other purchase on house territory.

Andrey and Vladimir Novikov, who gained the manufacturing category in 2013, claimed 2d after fixed placings all over the discontinuance four in every of the sections. The duo dropped time in SS3 with an absence of studs in the tyres and were careful to steer clear of punctures at the present time in the more chilly prerequisites. The BMW X3 crew of Denis Krotov and Dmytro Tsyro were furthermore smartly-liked high five finishers and reached the cease in a sexy third total.

Extinct national rally champion Sergey Uspenskiy, co-driven by Marina Danilova, claimed fourth in a Nissan NP 300 Settle on Up. The Russian lost time in SS2 when he became compelled to stay and change a wheel and then lost fairly a couple of studs in at the present time’s opening allotment. He achieved the remaining of the day without concerns, having fun with the mix of prerequisites on his house round of the FIA World Cup.

Fedor Vorobyev and Kirill Shubin maintained their beautiful fetch in the T3 category. Vorobyev, who gained closing twelve months’s T3 Trophy for Drivers, finished fifth total along with his a success co-driver and claimed the category victory in his Can-Am Maverick X3 earlier than fellow compatriots Aleksei Shmotev/Andrei Rudnitski, who rounded out the discontinuance six in same equipment. 

Victory in the T2 category became taken by Aldis Vilcans and Alexandr Gorkov. Vilcans gained closing twelve months’s Trophy for T2 Drivers and claimed a 2d consecutive category purchase in Russia in his Toyota after losing time with technical concerns the day previous.

The 2d round of the FIA World Cup for Putrid Nation Bajas takes the contenders to the deserts of Dubai (2-4 April) for the dear of two Center Japanese occasions on the calendar.

Baja Russia – Northern Wooded area – Legit Final Classification


Vladimir Vasilyev/Vitaliy Yevtyekhov


4hr 27min 44sec


Andrey Novikov/Vladimir Novikov

G-Force BARS

4hr 45min 34sec


Denis Krotov/Dmytro Tsyro


4hr 56min 13sec


Sergey Uspenskiy/Marina Danilova

Nissan NP 300 Settle on Up

4hr 56min 35sec


Fedor Vorobyev/Kirill Shubin

Can-Am Maverick X3

4hr 58min 10sec


Aleksei Shmotev/Andrei Rudnitski

Can-Am Maverick X3

5hr 15min 23sec


Aleksei Ignatov/Evgeny Pavlov

GAZ Gazelle Next

5hr 23min 51sec


Tatiana Sycheva/Aleksandr Alekseev

Can-Am Maverick X3

5hr 30min 44sec


Aldis Vilcans/Alexandr Gorkov

Toyota LC 200

5hr 44min 48sec


Enrique Reyes Medina/Daniel Conde Donaire

Can-Am Maverick X3

5hr 48min 46sec

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