- Another major international event was signed within the scope of the Izmir International Fair. Turkey and Europe's longest trail with rally "Transanatoli" became the Culture. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu gave the start of the race that will last 7 days and end in Samsun.
Among the most ambitious of the rally organization in Turkey, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Greece, and gained an international dimension with the participation of racers from countries such as Azerbaijan 7. Transanatoli Rally Raid, got its start from Izmir. Within the scope of the 86th Izmir International Fair activities, the representative start ceremony of the rally, which has moved to Izmir this year, has attracted great attention from the visitors of the Fair. Starting with the symbolic start of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, Transanatolia will be completed in Samsun after 7 days of adventure. race aimed at promoting Turkey's natural and historic beauty, also bears the distinction of being the longest rally in Europe with 2800 km of trails.
Two symbols connecting the city meaningful race
The Mayor of Metropolitan Municipality Aziz Kocaoğlu, who gave the start of the race, stated that it is important for this important organization to start from Izmir for the first time. The fact that the rally started in İzmir and ended in Samsun, that is, the War of Independence between two symbol cities also has a different meaning. I wish that Transanatolia will grow stronger in the coming years and continue on its way. ”
The organization's General Coordinator Burak Büyükpınar and Operational Director Orhan Çelen thanked İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu for their support.