Ardavichus wins bronze at FIA World Cup
Almaty, September 3, 2014, team leader of AstanaMotorsports Artur Ardavichus took the third place at the eighth stage of the FIA World Cup. The race took place in Poland and lasted for three days, during which the participants overcame around 800 km.
Presidential professional sports club «Astana» was presented at the international competition as a single cargo crew team «Astana Motorsports». The pilot, Artur Ardavichus, navigator and mechanic Aleksey Nikizhev and Daniel Kozlowski were in the T4 category and rode Tatra car under the starting number 302.
Despite of its short duration,«Baja Poland 2014«demanded maximum concentration from the participants. Narrow, winding roads with pits and sharp stones, sandy areas and twisted turns - all this contributed to the dynamism of the race.
«Astana Motorsports» crew, general sponsor of which is JSC «Samruk-Kazyna,» has achieved significant results - third place in the overall standings at the end of the «Polish Baja.»
«Every competition for us - is an opportunity to show a beautiful race. We are happy and satisfied with this result. But ahead of us is the «Morocco» rally which is the final, very demanding training session before the «Dakar» race. And our team will make every effort to achieve maximum results and to bring our cars to full readiness for the most prestigious and dangerous rally-marathon of the planet,» A. Ardavichus said.
In addition, the «Morocco» rally-raid will be held from October 3-9. «Astana Motorsports» team will represent four crews - three cars and one truck.