Hittite Rally, the second leg of Shell Helix Turkey Rally Championship, will be held between 2-5 July this year after a 3-year hiatus.
Castrol Ford Team Turkey will also pursue points for the Turkish Historic Rally Championship and the Şevki Gökerman Rally Cup in the rally with a total length of 334,6 kilometers.
The teams, which will start in front of Bilkent Hotel on Saturday, July 3, at 12.00:17.30, will pass the stages of Güvenç, Uçarı and İnceğiz on the first day of the rally and complete the first day at 4. On Sunday, July 09.00, the teams will be in charge of the vehicles again as of 3 in the morning, and they will pass the same XNUMX special stages once again and complete the rally with the finishing ceremony and award ceremony at Bilkent Hotel.
Castrol Ford Team Turkey gets younger with every race
Ford's new 4WD rally car 'Fiesta Rally3' will start for the first time in Turkey to compete in the Hittite Rally. At the wheel of the car, young and promising Bursa pilot Erol Akbaş, who is just at the beginning of his rally career, will sit. Akbaş's co-pilot will be Egemen Dural, one of the young talents of Castrol Ford Team Turkey. Efehan Yazıcı, who was born in 1999, will be another new young pilot who will start the Hittite Rally in Castrol Ford Team Turkey, and his co-pilot will be Harun Arslan, who will participate in this race with the 'Ford Fiesta R2'.
Ali Emre Yılmaz, born in 1997, who will be the co-pilot of Emre Hasbay in the Hittite Rally, is among the newcomers to the Castrol Ford Team Turkey co-pilot team. Ali Türkkan, one of the young and star pilots of Castrol Ford Team Turkey, will benefit from the experience of experienced co-pilot Aras Dinçer, who will sit in the right seat in this race. Aras Dinçer, who started his co-pilot career in the Ford team in 1999, the year Ali Türkkan was born, will share his experiences with Ali Türkkan.
And Sunman, another young pilot of the Castrol Ford Team Turkey team who won the 'junior' championship twice, is among the names that will compete in both the youth and two-wheel drive championships with his Fiesta R2 rally car.
1974 Ford Escort MK2 will compete in Turkey Historic Rally Championship
Kemal Gamgam, a veteran of motorsports, who competed on behalf of Castrol Ford Team Turkey with his 32 Ford Escort MK1974 in the Turkey Historic Rally Championship, in which cars over the age of 2 compete, as well as new cars and young pilots, will compete for the summit in the Turkey Historic Rally Championship. Gamgam awarded Ford his first World Rally Championship in 1979. kazanHe will chase points with the Ford Escort MK2, which is the car that resists.
Castrol Ford Team Turkey, brands, and is aiming for the championship in two draws young people
To bring the young pilots he supports to a competitive level in the European and World Championships and to have worked in the Turkish rally sport again. kazanUnknown international championships to Turkey kazanCastrol Ford Team Turkey, acting with the aim of making the most of the competition, aims to become the 2021 Turkey Rally Brands Championship, 2021 Turkey Rally Young Drivers Championship, and 2021 Turkey Rally Two-Wheel Drive Champion with its new structure.
Hittite Rally kazansingle father and son pilots: Serdar – Murat Bostancı
Hittite Rally kazanSerdar and Murat Bostancı, who are the only father and son drivers, still hold this title, while the legendary rally driver Serdar Bostancı lastly won the Hittite Rally in 1996 with his Ford Escort RS Cosworth vehicle. kazanhad been. His son Murat Bostancı, on the other hand, participated in the Hittite Rally held in Çorum in 2016, exactly 20 years after his father, with his Ford Fiesta R5. kazanwas. Since that day, the Hittite Rally has not been held again, Murat Bostancı is the finalist of the Hittite Rally. kazanretains its title.
2021 Turkey Rally Championship Calendar:
- 3-4 July Hittite Rally Ankara (Asphalt)
- 7-8 August Green Bursa Rally (Asphalt)
- 4-5 September Aegean Rally Denizli (Toprak)
- 25-26 September Kocaeli Rally (Tolprak)
- 23-24 October Istanbul Rally (Toprak)