The results of "Kagan's Gold-2104" race which finished in Asrtakhan demonstrated that Vladimir Vasiliev and Konstantin Zhiltsov's crew competing on BMW X3 СС for G-Energy Team is heading the table of the Rally Raid Russian Championship. The other G-Energy Team crew consisting of Ruslan Misikov and Vitaly Evtekhov won the third place.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants, the manufacturer of G-Energy premium motor oils, became a title sponsor of the Rally Raid Russian Championship and the Rally Raid Russian Cup and a partner of the G-Energy Team in early 2014 as part of a programme to develop motorsports in Russia. The company provides lubricants and industrial fluids for the team cars which allows to test the oils while the engines are working in extreme conditions.
"Kagan's Gold" race which was the second round of the Rally Raid Russian Championship was held from April 16 to April 19, starting from the central square of Astrakhan. The total length of the rally was 900 km; the length of high-speed areas was 800 km. The legendary "Big Brother" sand dune was the most technically challenging part of the race.
"We congratulate the G-Energy Team on their excellent performance at one of the most complex trails of Russia! The pilots showed amazing driving skill and G-Energy motor oils proved their ideal performance qualities under extreme conditions", noted the general manager of Gazpromneft-Lubricants Alexander Trukhan.
On April 20 Vladimir Vasiliev/Konstantin Zhiltsov's crew started the fourth round of the World Cup Seeline Cross–Country Rally 2014 in Qatar.
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.
See the following Web sites for more information: http://www.gazpromneft–oil.ru
, and also http://www.g–energy–rally.ru