Rally "Chumatskyi Way" expands its participants
Held in Kherson 20-th time, the race this time became an international, since besides Ukrainians competed in her crews from Russia , Kazakhstan and Belarus . In addition, in 2013 to a traditional special stages "Tauride" and "Tyaginka" added another - "Jubilee" in the village Stepanivka.
After several years of missed the rally started in Kherson and crew, but later was forced to retire due to a fault. All in all competitions attended by 57 teams, of which only 35 special stages overpowered.
Home struggle broke out between the two pilots Kiev - Valery Gorban and Alexander Saluki, which was already the Kazakh team Astana European Rally Team. In this confrontation Gorban won hard to beat, beating Salyuk result thanks to the last stage. Third went to Odessa Vitali Pushkar.
Absolutely unique situation developed on the basis of race in the team standings - just five teams scored 160 points! If this scenario came into force a rule that in such situations the advantage goes to the team whose driver took a higher position in the overall standings of the race. Thus, were the winners of the stage: Mentos Ascania Racing ( Kyiv ) - first place, Astana European Rally Team ( Kazakhstan ) - second and XADO Motosport ( Kharkiv ) - third.