5. Star drivers such as Nani Roma, Stephane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz and the legendary Sebastien Loeb may take part in the race. 15 teams will take part in the rally.
6. Gazprom will sponsor the annual rally for the next 3 years. “The Silk Road rally will be a shining symbol of the strategic partnership between Russia and China,” says Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller.
7. The participants of the 2-week rally will only be entitled to one day of rest. This race tests both skills and endurance.