Buenos Aires, Argentina – January 4, 2016 – WABCO continues to supply its most advanced, high-performance safety technologies to KAMAZ-master, the Russian national off-road truck racing team and defending champion of the Dakar 2016. KAMAZ-master has won the Dakar Rally, one of the world’s most challenging endurance races, an astounding thirteen times, including most recently in 2015.
WABCO has supplied KAMAZ-master since 1997 with pioneering truck safety technologies and demonstrated their top performance under the most extreme racing conditions. In 2016, WABCO equips KAMAZ-master team’s heavy duty trucks with industry-leading technologies such as high-performance air compressors, wheel-end solutions, driveline controls, and brake cylinders.
Dakar 2016 kicks off on January 3 in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires. Drivers will cross the finish line on January 16 in Rosario, Argentina, after covering more than 9,000km of punishing desert and mountainous terrain in the South American countries of Argentina and Bolivia.