X-Raid is back at Pharaons Rally with 2 cars! The X-Raid team, absolute master of the 2014 Dakar (1st - 2nd - 3rd place), with its performing MINI ALL4 Racing, confirms its participation to the next Pharaons Rally, that will take place in Egypt in May 2014. Two cars registered in the race so far and probably others will join the team directed by Sven Quandt in the coming weeks.

There will be at the steering wheel of the MINI ALL4 racing Vladimir Vasilyev (RUS) with co-pilot Konstantin Zhiltsov (RUS) and Erik Van Loon (NDL) with co-pilot Wouter Rosegaar (NDL).

Vladimir Vasilyev is the Russian Rally champion, besides his tenth position at the last Dakar and sixteenth in 2013! Running with a new co-pilot (Konstantin Zhiltov). Although they just started the season, they already got top results, second place at the Northern Forest and fourth at the Italian Baja. Around the top of the current classification of the 2014 World Cup.

The recent results of Erik Van Loon are: Dutch Rally champion in 2010, eleventh at the Dakar 2011 besides his victory of two legs at the OiLibya Rally du Maroc and his third place at the Baja Spain in 2011. He arrived fifteenth at the Dakar in 2012 and he placed absolute twenty-seventh in 2014.