The second day of the race “Amul-Khazar 2018” is over. The crews have successfully made their way to Darwaza and now enjoy spectacular views of the desert illuminated by the fire of the underground crater. “The glow of the Karakum” – this is the name of the place where the bivouac for rally participants is standing.
According to the results of the second stretch of the route, Spaniard Nani Roma continues to hold the lead. Harry Hunt and Hodjaguly Annamammedov, who took the second and third places in the intermediate ranking, respectively, lagged behind Roma for no more than twenty minutes.
Russian KAMAZ are confidently in the lead among trucks. The Belarusian MAZ closes the top three of the heavyweights.
Tomorrow the participants are waiting for an early start and 236 kilometers to the man-made lake “Altyn Asyr”, located in the Dashoguz region. Getting to it, racers will pass along a winding road along the railway, plunge into the sands and get acquainted with the famous takyrs and ancient irrigation canals that abound in these places.