Ukrainian rally crew won the first medal in the new season

Український ралійний екіпаж здобув першу медаль у новому сезоні

Valeriy Gorban was second in the competition in Latvia

The crew of Valery Gorban and Sergey Laruns won the silver in the first race of the new season.

This is the website of the Sports Committee of Ukraine.

The Championships of Latvia and Estonia rally started at the same time in alūksne (Latvia).

The Ukrainian crew of Valery Gorban and Estonian Sergei Laruns arrived at the start with champion on the unity boards.

In the two-day race format was written in a passage with ten special stages.

Short first day was not eventful, and the Eurolamp WRT crew was the best in both the special stages and ended the day in first position overall.

The second part of the final day of racing was held in a tight confrontation between the two international crews.

At the last stage the fight for second interfered by an external factor – the tyre on the Mini JCW WRC Valery Gorban killed the intrigue in the fight for the victory.

Silver award and first of the season scoring points in a bitter struggle was won by Ukrainian athletes. Winning the race was won by the crew of the Norwegian Oliver Solberg.

The next stage will take place on 9 February in Latvia, near the city Gulbene.

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