Andrey Karginov has obtained a fourth consecutive stage victory in Haradh on completion of a stage he has led from start to finish. Siarhei Viazovich has taken second place a little more than 3 minutes behind, whilst Ales Loprais finished almost 10 minutes behind the Russian. In the general standings, Karginov now boasts a lead of 38 minutes over his Kamaz team-mate Anton Shibalov.
Andrey Karginov and Siarhei Viazovich have been keeping pace with each other over the last few kilometres with a gap opened up by the Russian driver that has remained just below two minutes. Ales Loprais is hanging on to third place.
After 156 km, Andrey Karginov is still dominating the special. The Kamaz driver boasts a lead of 2 minutes over Siarhei Viazovich and 5’36 over Ales Loprais.
Andrey Kargninov is unsurprisingly the first truck to have completed the first 50 kilometres of the special. The general standings leader is 52 seconds ahead of Siarhei Viazovich and already 2’12 in front of Martin Macík.