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UAE Desert Challenge 2008 Special-Newssection (FIA Cross Country Worldcup)

This is the single-news section of the special of the UAE Desert Challenge 2008, last round of the FIA Worldcup for Cross Country Rallys. To see all news please use the link under the article or navigate with the left main-navigation.

UAE Desert Challenge: Tecnosport wins the 2008 FIA Worldcup in T2.

Prestigious result for Team Nissan Tecnosport: At the UAE Desert Challenge in Dubai they won the 2008 World Cup T2 with the Nissan Patrol 4.8 of the Team Ardavichus / Berezovskiy. The Kazakh crew, ranking 9th overall and 5th of T2, has cut the final line of the last race of Fia World Cup for Cross Country Rallies in 29h.30'37 winning the T2 category, reserved for serial cars.

A new success at the end of an important sporting season full of satisfactions with the Kazakh pilot second of the T2 group at Rally of Tunisia and 3rd in Rally Transiberico. "An excellent result to confirm the absolute reliability of the Patrol, always competitive and performing at the highest levels" said Maurizio Traglio and Daniele Canonico, team manager and sport director of Tecnosport. "The last leg of the FIA world championship has been a good test for the powerful 4.8 by Nissan that once again has been able to demonstrate all its offroad quality among which strenght and reliability".

Italian racing team adds in its palmares another important victory, thanks to the result of Kazakh crew and to the professionalism of the whole staff - engineers, technicians and mechanics. "A successful result reached through the cooperation of the technical sponsors like Toyo Tires, Sparco and OZ who have given us valuable advice working with us and for us during this sports season. A special thanks to our institutional partnerships starting from Vendorplast, Vhernier, Brandart, Gruppo Argenta and Anofol that have supported with great enthusiasm our offroad projects" said Canonico. "They deserve our most sincere gratitude because without their support and their trust we would not have achieved these results from wich we project a 2009 championship full of satisfactions".

The UAE Desert Challenge in Dubai has not delivered a Tecnosport only the victory of the T2 class but also the second step of the 2008 podium with Russian crew Ivanov/Kuzmich in race with another Nissan Patrol 4.8. Technical problems forced Ivanov to withdraw from the last stage, but the Russian driver has won the second place in the general T2 2008 season thanks to the splendid victory in the Rally of Tunisia.

2008/11/10 | 19:43 CET | Editor: MR/HS/Sonja Vietto Ramus

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