The 9th edition of the SILK WAY RALLY (6 to 16 July 2019) will feature a brand-new route. Mongolia will be part of the track. Creation of a motorcycle category.
SILK WAY RALLY 2019: Russia – Mongolia – China, 10 stages.
The start will be held in Irkoutsk (Russia) on 6 July 2019 and then the race will take competitors on this new edition across the magnificent scenery of southern Siberia and Lake Baïkal, onto Ulan Bator, to cross Mongolia from north to south, before a final Chinese chapter in the oasis adorned dunes of the Gobi Desert.
The finish will be held in Dunhuang on 16 July, after 5000 kilometers.
Initially planned for 2018, and then postponed for logistical reasons, the motorcycle category will finally be included on this 2019 edition.
A presentation for press and competitors will take place in Paris on 21 November 2018.
Silk Road Rallye new directions and new with Motorcycle and in Mongolia
Rally date: 6 to 16 July 2019 / Podium and official start on 6 July
Scrutineering: 5 and 6 July 2019
10 stages – around 5000 kilometers
Irkoutsk (Lake Baïkal) – Ulan Bator – Dunhuang
Silk Road Rallye in Russia Elista – Astrakhan, Russia – (Photo Frederic Le Floc’h / DPPI)
during the Silk Way Rally 2018, Stage 3, Elista – Astrakhan, July 23, Russia – Photo Dmitry Galchun/SWR
Truck racer in the desert of China
GAZPROM, MAIN PARTNER OF THE RALLY
PJSC “Gazprom” is a global energetic company. Gazprom see their mission as the reliable, effective and well-balanced supply of consumers with natural gas, other kinds of energy resources and the products of their processing and are main partner of the Silk Way Rally since 2009.