At SeaLine Cross-Country Rally 2016 in Qatar the G-Energy Team crew consisting of the pilot Vladimir Vasiliev and navigator Konstantin Zhiltsov in MINI ALL4 RACING gained the podium finish, ranking the third in the overall standings.
The Qatar racing route is conventionally complicated to ride and navigate because it runs across rocky roads and sandy dunes. The G-Energy Team led the other teams in the race from the very, however, the track put to the crew to a lot of troubles: they had to change at a time three damaged wheels and then to extinguish fire caused by overheated tires.
“We have been enthusiastically watching the impressive fight shown by our team in Qatar. It was once feared that our racers might quit the race, however they not only managed to finish but also gained the podium finish, says Deputy Director for Marketing and Strategic Development of Gaspromneft-Lubricants Roman Zimovets. – And of course we are satisfied with the results demonstrated by our products – the G-Energy oils have again secured irreproachable operation of the racing car engine.”
G-Energy is Gazprom Neft’s premium brand of motor oils. G-Energy motor oils are designed for the latest European, American, and Japanese passenger vehicles. The unique adaptive technology used in G-Energy motor oil provides enhanced performance characteristics depending on how the engine is used by activating the necessary additives as needed. Products are manufactured at Gazpromneft-Lubricants’ factories in Bari, Italy. In 2013, Gazpromneft-Lubricants developed G-Energy Racing motor oil, which is a special product line for all types of racing engines.
G-Energy Racing motor oils provide maximum protection against engine wear, and efficiently guard engine parts against the formation of deposits. They maintain their performance characteristics even under the peak load conditions that are typical for racing.
World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies is an annual rally raid series organized by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, FIA for racing car drivers and automotive manufacturers crews. The rally raid is a multistage automobile racing held in off-road conditions and public roads.