Kazkahstan team covered the distance of 377 km in 5 hours 6 minutes 11 seconds.
Kazakhstan team Astana completed the ninth stage of Dakar at the fourth place.
One of the leaders of Dakar, Czech racer Ales Loprais got into a terrible accident. The crew stayed alive by a by a hairbreadth.
Kazakhstan team Astana completed the eighth stage Dakar at the fourth place.
The crew of Kazakhstan team Astana nearly smashed into a biker at the seventh stage of Dakar.
Kazakhstan team Astana completed the seventh stage of Dakar at the fourth place.
Arthur Ardavichus is sure that the rally can already be considered successful for Kazakhstan thanks to the leadership after the third stage of Dakar.
Organizers of the world’s most prestigious rally Dakar decided to cancel the sixth stage of the race.
Kazakhstan team Astana came fifth overall after the fifth stage of Dakar race, the most prestigious world rally raid.
Pilot of Kazakhstan team Astana Arthur Ardavichus explained the failure at the forth stage of Dakar race with excessive caution.
Kazakhstan tean Astana went down to the 1st to the 5th place in general classification after the fourth stage of Dakar race.
The 4th stage that started on the 4th of January passes through at the height of 3,500 meters above the sea level.
The pilot of the Kazakhstan team called the 3rd stage of Dakar Rally the most difficult part of the race.
Kazakhstan team "Astana" led by Ardavichus is heading the general ranking of Dakar-2012 race in trucks class.
We are ready and we will compete until we are out of strenght. The team is made of professionals only: Pilot of Kazakhstan team.