After the Spring Rally and the Western Anatolia Rally organized in Bodrum, the Classic Car Club will organize the Mercedes-Benz Republic Rally between 29-31 October under the main sponsorship of Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz Rally of the Republic, which is planned to start on Friday, October 29, 2021 from Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, will bring together classic car enthusiasts for three days.
The first day of the rally will end in Kemerburgaz with the completion of the special route stretching to the Black Sea coast of Istanbul. The second day, which will start in Fişekhane, one of the most important historical values of Istanbul with a history of nearly two centuries, will end in Fişekhane after the completion of the determined stages. The award ceremony of the rally and the “Republican Ball” will be held in Fişekhane on Sunday, October 31st.
Visual feast with classic cars
The Mercedes-Benz Rally of the Republic, followed with interest by classic car lovers and owners, will blow nostalgia on the roads of Istanbul. The members of the Classic Car Club, which includes the leading names of the automotive industry, classic car owners and collectors, museum owners, artists and names from the business world, will participate in this rally with their special cars. Those who want to watch the rally and see the classic cars with interesting stories; They will be able to attend the rally start in front of Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 11.00:XNUMX am.
A total of 1952 classic cars were registered for the event, the oldest of which was the 220 model “Mercedes-Benz 68”, which will include 123 classic Mercedes-Benz. The youngest of the classics, all of which are kept in private garages and will hit the roads for this rally, is a 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL.
Mercedes-Benz Rally of the Republic, with its world-class rally organization, 260 participants and as many technical support teams, will start on October 29, Republic Day, and will offer a classical feast in Istanbul for three days. The interest of female users in the classic car rally, which is held 3 times a year, is increasing day by day. While the number of female participants in the rally increased this year, it reached 105; The “She's Mercedes” award, exclusive to the She's Mercedes platform, which aims to inspire and encourage all women around the world, will be given for the first time.
As in every Classic Car Rally held, a social responsibility project is also supported in this rally.