In July 2021, the start of the Russian stage of the annual international rally “Silk Way” with the participation of about 200 crews is planned from the territory of the Omsk region. This is an international event of the highest category of complexity in the motorsport discipline rally-raids which will be broadcast in 196 countries.
According to the President of the Omsk Region Automobile Sports Federation, Alexander Fabritsius, holding the rally in the Omsk region will provide an opportunity to acquaint the participants and representatives with Russia and the region. More than 150 thousand spectators are expected at Cathedral Square and at the Continent shopping centre. It is noted that the participants will pass along the highways through the Kormilovsky, Kalachinsky, and Omsk regions.