- 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.
International dimension with the participation of racers from countries such as Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Greece and Azerbaijan, which are among the most ambitious rally organizations in Turkey. kazanan 7. Transanatolia Rally Raid started from İzmir. The representative start ceremony of the rally, whose starting point was moved to Izmir this year as part of the 86th Izmir International Fair activities, attracted great attention from the visitors of the Fair. Transanatolia, which started with the symbolic start of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu, will be completed in Samsun after a 7-day adventure. The race, which aims to promote the natural and historical beauties of Turkey, is also the longest rally in Europe with its 2800 km track.
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.