Ales Loprais is a Czech driver in a long-distance rally competitions, especially in Rally Dakar, which he has attended every year since 2006. He surprised everyone by incredible 3rd place in the Rally Dakar 2007. His uncle is a legendary Czech rally Dakar driver - Karel Loprais. Both of them compete their races in the Czech Tatra trucks. Aleš Loprais won the Silk Way Rally in 2011.