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Silk Way Rally: Good results for 4Grip-equipped Rallytrucks.

A total of 20 truck did start the Silk Way Rally 2009, another rally of the Dakar Series. After 9 stages from Kazan (Russia) to Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) and 3.200 kilometers of specials (4.500 kms overall), the Czech Ales Loprais with his team, did finish in 3rd position overall with winning one daily stage. The other good result came from Yakov Mekhtiev with the MAN which finished 8th overall, being the first in the production category T4.1.

Both, Loprais Tatra Team as well as Team MAN Renat-Trans were equipped with Fox powered by 4GRIP shock absorbers which are tailor made for their application. 4GRIP Suspension Technology is a "one-stop shop" for motorsport suspension components using the finest quality products available on the market. The product range includes shock absorbers, hydraulic bumpstops, coil springs, limiting straps and all related hardware. 4GRIP is focused on rally-raids and off road racing.

2009/09/28 | 14:29 CET | Editor: MR/HS/Peter Visser

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