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Top Gear! Russian FSO compete in high-speed manoeuvring competition

Russian Federation, Moscow region
February 15, 2020 at 19:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Federal Protective Service (FSO) held its annual Special Purpose Garage (GON) high-speed manoeuvring car competition at the FSO range near Moscow on Saturday.

Sixteen drivers serving top government officials reportedly took part in the races. The winners' names were not, however, disclosed, as all are current FSO employees.

Each pair of participants passed a route on a race track for a time and executed "snake", "detour of an obstacle", "turn", "eight" manoeuvres.

The winners were determined by the speed with which they covered the track and executed the manoeuvres.

As it was stated by the event’s hosts, the competition consisted of several rounds, each of which involved a pair of cars. The quarterfinal and semi-final races were held using Mercedes, Volkswagen and Toyota cars, while the final races were held using two Aurus sedans.

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The Russian Federal Protective Service (FSO) held its annual Special Purpose Garage (GON) high-speed manoeuvring car competition at the FSO range near Moscow on Saturday.

Sixteen drivers serving top government officials reportedly took part in the races. The winners' names were not, however, disclosed, as all are current FSO employees.

Each pair of participants passed a route on a race track for a time and executed "snake", "detour of an obstacle", "turn", "eight" manoeuvres.

The winners were determined by the speed with which they covered the track and executed the manoeuvres.

As it was stated by the event’s hosts, the competition consisted of several rounds, each of which involved a pair of cars. The quarterfinal and semi-final races were held using Mercedes, Volkswagen and Toyota cars, while the final races were held using two Aurus sedans.

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