The 1st round of the SNG (Ukraine, Belorussia and Russia) off road Challenge 2011 took place from 20th to 22nd May 2011 at the great Astro track in Odessa, Ukraine.
The weekend started on Friday the 20th of May with free practice. Saturday was a racing day for qualifying and Sunday was for finals, but the weather made some changes to the schedule. On Saturday after half round of qualifying, heavy rain started and the racing closed for the day.
1/8 TD driver Dmitry Malyshko had great results in the first and second round of qualifying to take second place in his first nitro buggy run with DNX408 in this year! A mistake in the final qualifyer meant Dmitry placed 3rd overall in qualifying, with Rudoy Maxim 6th overall with his DNX408. The rain came down before the start of the 8th buggy A Main and it was abandonned so results went on qualifying with Dmitry taking a podium with his 3rd overall.
1/10 In 4WD electric buggy there were three Team Durango cars in attendance and Dmitry piloted his DEX410 to take the overall TQ Gennady Modnev won the B final with the DEX410 and in the 3 leg A Main Dmitry Malyshko took the opening two legs to secure the victory for Team Durango.