February 24th 2008, 18:42
Baja “Northern Forest – 2008 St.Petersburg” is over.
The rally-reid cars have not yet come across the finish line, but a lot of spectators had already gathered around the finish stage: the time of the official “Northern Forest” Baja finish was announced during the show on the scene in the morning. So, all the “Igora” guests (and they are so many this week-end) knew that at 16:30 the official finish will take place here.
Many competitions among the spectators were run and a lot of participants got the souvenirs with “Northern Forest” logo. Step by step more and more spectators come closer to a special finish arc. Rally-reid cars appear on the stage. The first one – crew of Alexey Berkut and Anton Nikolaev – the bronze winner of today Baja. Ruslan Misikov and Sergey Talantsev got the silver. And the absolute winner of “Northern Forest – 2008” is the the defending Russian champion – crew of Leonid Novitsky and Oleg Tyupenkin.
The detailed Baja information will be available after the Board of Sports Commissars’ session.