The assault of Peugeot Sport at the Silk Way Rally


Nearly six months after achieving victory in the Dakar, Peugeot Sport returns to action in the Silk Way Rally. The one known as ‘Rally’ Silk Route’ represents the best possible scenario for the first test of the ‘new’ season, and therefore the French training aligned to three Peugeot 2008 DKR16 improved, counting among its novelties with an air conditioning system. The pilots in charge of fighting the fifteen steps that make up this test and discover the most of 10.700 miles of the rally -4.105 against the clock- are Stéphane Peterhansel, Cyril Despres and Sébastien Loeb.

A total of 124 participants come together in a rally that has nothing to envy to the Dakar, which even exceeds in duration and extension, winning in competitiveness after leaving the edition of 2015 in the payroll of pilots was not as prominent in the battle for the test only in China. In any case, the participants will have to fight against different terrain to the Desert of Gobi as the main challenge. The test will start this July 8 at the Red Square in Moscow and will end on July 24 in Beijing, after crossing Russia, Kazakhstan and China.

The margin of the performance of Peterhansel, Loeb, and Despres with the new Peugeot 2008 DRK16, which mounts reinforcements chassis and on the board that connects the propeller and the change or new set of suspensions, shock absorbers and motor, the Silk Way Rally has two other great attractions. X-Raid puts liza up to five Mini All4 Racing being pilots very to keep in mind Yazeed Al-Rajhi, Vladimir Vasilyev and Harry Hunt the strongest rider of the German band. In addition, in the category of truck, Kamaz will for the first time in competition a drive your new truck, destined to Eduard Nikolaev.