On January 11, the 8th stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally came to an end. Despite the loss of time because of navigation mistakes, InstaForex Loprais Team managed to finish fourth losing 20 minutes to the leading crew Kamaz Master.

Ales Loprais was fourth overall after 8 stages of the rally trailing leading Ayrat Mardeev by 59 minutes. Dmitry Sotnikov is on Loprais' tail losing 15 minutes to InstaForex Loprais Team.

After a bold start and five successful stages, the truck of Ales Loprais stuck in dunes. Only with the help of the other crew, the team was lucky to get to the finish line. However, InstaForex Loprais Team showed great determination and a burning desire to win during the 7th stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally and finished first, thus closing the gap on Kamaz Master, the leader in the overall standings.

After the day-off, the crew of Ales Loprais has five more stages of the 2015 Dakar Rally ahead of them. Regardless of difficult tracks, they hope to make up for lost time and jostle for a prize place.

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