Silk Way Rally stage 8, Bortala to Urumqi
The eighth stage of the Silk Way Rally 2016 will start today from Bortala, after a long connection of more than 500km the participants will start their 256km long special.
Today's special starts with a fast and winding track, sometimes technical on old seismic tracks. The skills of the participants will be put to the test as they have to navigate some off-track. will be simplified thanks to the position of the numerous waypoints in this technical off-road. The last kilometers will mainly consist of sandy roads but are certainly fast enough.
After the special, the participants will still have to drive 134km before they arrive at the bivouac in Urumqi.