When the sun was shining and the spirits were high, we started the penultimate stage from Svobodny to Chabarovsk. 755 km and 6,300 vertical meters had to be overcome!
SOLO drivers cancel stage 12 because of the most difficult conditions! After 600 km in constant rain, violent head wind (500 km in just 25 hours) and temperatures around 13 ℃, nothing worked anymore.
620 KM TO OMSK. Edi Fuchs finished the 6th stage from Tyumen to Omsk in second place, almost 2 hours behind stage winner Alexey Shebelin. Unfortunately, the second Austrian participant Andreas Fuchs had to end the race with severe knee problems, which allowed Edi to take the second overall position. This leaves only three
2. STAGE VICTORY! Edi was able to win the 5th stage from Ekaterinburg to Tyumen again, and thus already achieved his second stage victory! For the 320 kilometers, and therefore the shortest stage of the race, he only needed 9h 51m 41s. On the last kilometers of the stage, Edi was able to make
4th STAGE The fourth stage went from Perm to Ekaterinburg. The drivers were “only” waiting for 330 km - but they included 3,400 meters in altitude. Edi Fuchs had recovered well from the exertions of the previous day and was able to keep up the pace without any problems! Overall stage winner Alexey Shebelin
3rd STAGE - 3rd PLACE. The 3rd stage meant the first hardness test for the participants. For the first time, the entire night was covered for the 694 km from Kazan to Perm. Again the top trio set the pace and no driver was able to break away early. After a long night, Edi