Caglayan Celik made his TCR Italy debut at Le Castellet. 19 TCR cars competing in the race, Celik gained experience among the racers from Italy, Austria and Portugal and completed the first race in 14th place. The second race of the weekend was cancelled due to bad weather conditions and low visibility on the track.
Toksport WRT has dominated the final round of Turkish Circuit Championship in Izmir with 7 cars. The team has raced with 3 Seat Leon TCR’s in the super group and 4 cars (1 Nissan GT-R GT3, 1 Porsche 991 GT3 Cup Gen II and 2 Porsche 991 GT3 Cup Gen I) in Maxi Group.
Umit Ulku became the Turkish Circuit Champion in Maxi Group with Nissan GT-R GT3 and celebrated his 10th crown. Toksport WRT Rally driver Orhan Avcioglu raced this weekend in Porsche 991 GT3 Cup car and finished second in the first race and returned home with good memories from his first circuit race. Despite having an offtrack in the first race, Berkay Besler managed to finish 3rd overall in Porsche 991 GT3 Cup Gen II. Caglayan Celik won the first race in Super Group with Seat Leon TCR and became third in the second race. Turgut Konukoglu also had a very good pace and he managed to complete both races in Super Group on the podium as second with Seat Leon TCR.
By the end of the race Toksport WRT has completed it’s 2017 season and already started to get prepared for 2018.
A two day testing at Intercity Istanbul Park Circuit was completed by Toksport WRT drivers. The race cars did over 1.250 km of testing in the Formula 1 circuit and team engineers gathered valuable data for the future. Berkay Besler was the quickest driver in the test and he did 1 minute and 59.34 seconds lap time in Porsche GT3 Cup Gen II car.
Toksport WRT raced in Turkish Circuit Championship at Korfez race track with 3 cars this weekend.
Umit Ulku won both races at Maxi Group in Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 and kept leading the Maxi group. He also improved his own track record and broke the record with a lap time of 41.757 seconds.
Caglayan Celik won first time in Seat Leon TCR and beat his opponents in the second race with a successful driving.
Galip Atar finished both races in third place in Seat Leon TCR and he is following the leader by one point at Super group.
Second round of Turkish Circuit Championship took place at Serres Circuit. Umit Ulkü in his Nissan GT-R GT3 set the lap record of 1.14.904. He was first in the grid for qualifying session and won both of the races. Caglayan Celik drove his Seat Leon TCR for the first time and he scored third position for the first race and second position for the second race.