This stage was successful for Siarhei Viazovich's crew no.511. As they finished in the 4th place, now they occupy the sixth position in the general ranking. Alexey Vishneuski's crew no.533 finished in 18th place and is at 21st position in the general ranking now. Alexander Vasilevski's crew no. 522 finished at 23rd place and thus they take 22nd line in the general ranking.
The route of the third stage between San-Miguel-de-Tucuman and San-Salvador-de-Jujuy will lead the competitors to the highlands, where the height will be up to 5000 meters above sea level in some places.
Besides, very hot weather which has already created difficulties to the competitors at the previous stage still remains.
The startig time from bivouac for our first truck is 8.49 in local time. The total length of the stage is 757 km, including two specials - 75 and 124 km, divided by neutral zone of 291 km.
Starting time of the crews at the third stage:
511 (S.Viazovich / P.Haranin / A.Zhigulin) - 11:39 (17:39 Minsk time)
522 (A.Vasilevski / D.Vikhrenko / A.Zaparoschanka) - 12:03 (18:03 Minsk time)
533 (A.Vishneuski / M.Novikau / A.Neviarovich) - 12:01 (18:01 Minsk time).