The next round of FIA Middle Eastern Rally Championship, 2016 Jordan Rally will be organized between 5thand 7th of May. TOKSPORT WRT will be again representing Turkey in this rally with three crews, two from Qatar and one from Turkey. There will be 11 different nationalities competing the rally and TOKSPORT WRT drivers Vedat Diker – Erdal Oral are the only team from Turkey.
Following the ceremonial start on Thursday 5th of May, crews will be competing in the super special stage of Abdali. 2016 Jordan Rally is has total of 640km where 19 special stages will be run on 222 km. Driving TOKSPORT WRT’s Ford Fiesta R5 and sponsored by Culture & Sport Qatar Rally Team the duo Khalid Al-Suwaidi and Giovanni Bernacchini are the biggest threat to the legendary status driver Nasser Al-Attiyah in this year’s rally. The team’s other Qatari driver Abdullah-Al Kuwari is aiming the group N Championship title in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. The experienced duo Vedat Diker – Erdal Oral are also competing in the group N championship in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. Multiple Turkish Champion Vedat Diker, is aiming the top spots of the podium in this rally after getting used to the tough conditions and unique challenges of middle eastern roads competing the first two rallies of the season.
The team who is following the championship from the first round has completed all their preparations for the rally. Running three cars in R5 and N4 classes, TOKSPORT WRT is aiming the top spots of the podium in this rally.
TOKSPORT WRT as the only Turkish Rally Team competing in FIA Middle Eastern Rally Championship, is entering the second round Kuwait Rally with four cars. Two cars each will be competing from Turkey and Qatar. The rally will be organized between 24 and 26 of March. During these three days, teams will be covering 583 km of stages including 212 kilometres of special stages.TOKSPORT WRT as the only Turkish Rally Team competing in FIA Middle Eastern Rally Championship, is entering the second round Kuwait Rally with four cars. Two cars each will be competing from Turkey and Qatar. The rally will be organized between 24 and 26 of March. During these three days, teams will be covering 583 km of stages including 212 kilometres of special stages.
Competing with TOKSPORT WRT’s Ford Fiesta R5 and under the sponsorship of Culture & Sport Qatar Rally Team, Khalid Al-Suwaidi is currently in the second overall position in the championship after the first round in Qatar. His Qatari team mate Abdullah-Al Kuwari is in second position in his class and fourth overall in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X.
One of the Turkish crews entering this year’s Kuwait Rally is Vedat Diker – Erdal Oral. They will be competing in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X and aiming the podium in Group N class. Vedat Diker who has countless national championships under his belt will be on the start line for his first Kuwait Rally.
One of the top contenders of FIA Middle East Rally Championship Group N Class, Yiğit Timur is aiming the top spot in his class after having a misfortune in the first round. After showing his speed and driving skills in the first round, he mentioned that as a team they are very well prepared for this round. Timur quoted “All our preparations for the Kuwait Rally has been completed. As always TOKSPORT WRT has prepared our car in its best condition. With my experienced co-driver Ufuk Uluocak we will be representing our country and aiming the top spot in the rally”
TOKSPORT WRT drivers Menderes Okur & Bora Arabacı won the Group N class in the fourth round of Turkish Rally Championship, 41. Green Bursa Rally.The Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX pair has competed in the gruelling gravel stages for two days. After the first three stages on day one, Menderes Okur topped the timehseets in the class and kept his lead till to the end of the rally to claim the winners spot.
In the highly competitive third round of Turkish National Rally Championship, TOKSPORT WRT completed the race on podium.
In two day long and 104 km event, 48 crews have started and competed in eight special stages. TOKSPORT WRT drivers Menderes Okur – Bora Arabaci finished third in Group N class in their Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX. The race to the top spot of the Group N classification has continued till to the last special stage of the rally. Okur one of the top contenders of the Group N title for the season has earned valuable additional points by completing the extra point bonus stage of the rally in third place.
Castrol Ford Team Turkey drivers Murat Bostancı and Onur Vatansever have finished the rally in second overall position in their Ford Fiesta R5 runned by TOKSPORT WRT. In his second gravel rally in Fiesta R5, Bostancı has completed the extra point bonus stage in second position and earned valuable points in his title race for the championship. Last year’s European Rally Cup Champion Bostanci is leading the overall classification after Kocaeli Rally.
Turkish Rally Championship will continue on 23 – 24 July in Rally of Green Bursa.