“Our plan is to win the Dakar”
January 3 rd 2020 - 09:32 [GMT + 3]
He is not afraid of the unknown. Faced with the challenge of discovering Saudi Arabia, Eduard Nikolaev is in confident mood as the start approaches. Teaming up with his loyal lieutenants Eugeni Iakovlev and Vladimir Rybakov, the Kamaz driver is ready to live up to his status of favourite, as today he follows in the footsteps of the great Vladimir Chagin.
"It’s a new challenge and a new Dakar. My team is ready and my crew is very strong. Our plan is to win the Dakar. I think it will be very interesting because it is all new: new terrain, a new country, new cities, new dunes. It will be very different because it’s a new country, with very, very loose sand. The dunes are small, but there will be a lot of fesh-fesh, a lot of rocks, so we will have to be concentrating all the time”.