ROSCONGRESS SPIEF DRIVE. Start ceremony for the Ladoga Trophy rally raid

08 Jun , 10:30–12:00
St. Isaac’s Square, St. Petersburg

THE LADOGA TROPHY is a major international off-road festival. This year marks the 23rd edition of the race, which runs through Karelia and Leningrad Region. More than 400 competitors from 12 countries will be lining up at the start.
The ceremony, which will take place at St. Isaac’s Square in the very heart of St. Petersburg, will bring together around 6,000 spectators. This spectacular event traditionally forms part of the city’s programme of festivities to mark its anniversary. It is also a regular feature of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum’s sporting programme.
In what will mark a first, this year’s event will also feature a marathon, with male and female categories.
Over the course of eight days, 250 teams will compete on a range of off-road vehicles, quad bikes, and motorbikes. The course itself stretches over 2,500 km, with around 400 km of particularly tough terrain.
However, the event is not only open to experienced drivers – anybody is welcome to take part using their own car or SUV. The organizers have put together a set of captivating routes which will make for an incredible journey for the whole family.
More information can be found on the official event website ( A world of adventure awaits!
Admission is free for spectators.