Together with Vice-President of Samara automobile federation Vladislav Nezvankin, they met LADA President Igor Komarov, who wished them good luck for the forthcoming WTCC event at the Moscow Raceway and the other World Championship races.
Later Shapovalov and Kozlovskiy visited the production facilities of AVTOVAZ: foundry, welding, assembly workshops, motor division. They also saw how the LADA Granta Sport road-cars are produced at LADA Sport division.
“I was very impressed by AVTOVAZ and the scale of production. It was very interesting for me to visit the different workshops, especially where the LADA Granta cars are assembled. I also visited the LADA Sport division and saw the whole production process. It’s great that LADA Sport uses its racing experience for producing road-versions of our sports car for young and active drivers!” said Kozlovskiy.
After the tour of the LADA facilities, Kozlovskiy and Shapovalov met representatives of the local media in a press conference that was aiming for promoting the first WTCC event in Russia.