On September 19, the Igora Drive Sports Complex in the Leningrad region hosted a spectacular festival of auto culture Tsunami Picnic.
This Saturday guest of the festival could admire the car exhibition of Stens culture, Japanese car projects and giant SUVs. But the most important thing is the variety of venues, where visitors were able to get acquainted with various motorsport and extreme activities - from skate competitions and breakdancing to major teams such as G-Drive Racing, Russia's top drift teams and the Silk Way Rally project. The festival lasted for more than 6 hours with 20 thousand visitors and ended with the grand show from G-Drive Drift Games and parade of the participants.
This year special guest of the festival was Eduard Nikolaev, the pilot of the KAMAZ-master team. As part of the Silk Way Rally Show, Eduard showed the admiring audience an unforgettable spectacle - multi-ton truck drifting on the track of the G-Drive Drift Games.
7th edition of Tsunami Picnic festival gathered a bigger audience than ever. A full-fledged off-road zone was created to showcas the equipment that is used in long-term multi-day cross-country, to present a real bivouac of international races, to have a Q&A with the stars of international offroad competitions and even participate in a mini-rally with radio-controlled cars.
Unforgettable emotions are the main reason why audience comes to the Tsunami Picnic every year. This year, the show took place on the same day the 24 Hours of Le Mans starts. Everyone could see live reports from the tracks and from the boxes of the Russian participating in endurance races with the support of Gazprom Neft on the big screens in the G-Drive Racing zone. The zone also presented live translation of the real sport cars and the opportunity to take part in virtual races. In addition to everything, as a bonus - the cars were fueled with the Gazprom Neft G-Drive and Diesel Opti.
The most persistent viewers of the festival, of course, were in the show zone of the G-Drive Drift Games - accompanied by the light show until late in the evening the best drift riders burned tires, showing a master class on the territory of Igora Drive, the most modern race track in Russia, that was created solely to attract youth and to expand the Russian motorsport.