G-Energy Team of pilot Vladimir Vasiliev and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov, driving Mini All 4 Racing and supported by Gazpromneft-Lubricants, won the silver award at the Dubai International Baja 2018.
Dubai International Baja is the prestigious international competition held in United Arab Emirates. In 2018, this race became the second stage of FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies.
For two racing days the participants drove about 500 km of special stages and road sections, the Russian crew gave way to the winner, Jakub Przygoński from Poland, just 4 minutes and 8 seconds.
Vladimir Vasiliev, pilot, G-Energy Team:
“The race was interesting and dynamic. There were no special complexity, the equipment worked consistently, G-Energy Racing oil, flooded into the engine of our racing car, showed the consistently high result. Dubai Baja became good training before the next stage of FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies – the Abu-Dhabi Desert Challendge that will also take place in the sands of UAE”.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants (Gazpromneft-Lubricants Ltd.) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft focusing on the production and sales of oils, greases and technical fluids. Established in November 2007.The products are manufactured at six production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. The total production volume is over 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, greases and technical fluids per year.The Omsk Lubricant Plant (OZSM) has the Russia’s most advanced process line for the mixing, filling and packaging of lubricants with total annual mixing-and-packaging capacity of 300,000 tons. The management system of Gazpromneft-Lubricants and its production assets meets the requirements of the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949, and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the conveyors of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, KAMAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BELAZ and others. The consumers of Gazpromneft-Lubricants products are Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, RZD, MECHEL, Metalloinvest, SUEK, ILIM and other leading industrial enterprises. The product range includes 500 items of oils and greases for all market sectors (more than 2500 commodity items). The company’s products have the approvals of over 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth and others. The company also produces and sells marine oils, supplies marine lubricants to Sovcomflot, Rosmorport, Rosnefteflot, Norilsk Nickel and other Russian and foreign shipowners. Through the integration into Chevron global supply chain the company’s clients are able to get marine oils in over 800 ports throughout the world. The company controls 15% of the Russian lubricant market and also operates in the CIS and the Baltic, Europe, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and beyond. All in all, the company’s products are presented in 72 countries worldwide.