Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank tested Istanbul Park before the Formula 9 race, which will be held in Istanbul Park again in 1 years. AVITAS Motorsports tour threw the runway with 310 hp produced vehicles with local and national opportunities in Turkey. The special stage of the 16th TÜBİTAK Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle Races organized within the scope of TEKNOFEST was held in Istanbul Park. Varank, who started the race, announced that the electric vehicle races will be held in Istanbul Park from now on. He promised the youngsters a FORMULA 1 ticket in case of spectators.
"16. Following the first and second final races of the TÜBİTAK Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle Races held on 4-5 September at the Gulf Race Track, a special race was held in Istanbul Park on the last day of the event.
ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FIRST
In the race that started with the start of Minister Varank; Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Milat 1453 team came first, Sakarya Applied Sciences University SUBU TETRA team second, Yıldız Technical University AESK Electromobile team came third.
THE PRESIDENT WILL GIVE THE AWARDS
At the award ceremony held after the race, the teams ranked in the special race received their awards from Minister Varank. Those who ranked in the first and second final races held at the Körfez Race Track will receive their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the ceremony to be held in Gaziantep.
PERFORMANCES MUST INCREASE
In his speech at the award ceremony, Varank stated that he had met with Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya and Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Chairman Şekib Avdagiç and said, “From now on, TÜBİTAK Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle Races will be held in Istanbul Park. They have such a request. Our young people need to add performance to their vehicles every year. From now on we need to work better. " said.
RUNWAY WITH RED ANATOLIA
After the award ceremony Varank bit of Ministers, which is the first pilots in all categories, by AVITAS Motorsports in Turkey were invited to use their rally car produced by local and national facilities. Varank, Turkey's first indigenous car is a red 1968 model appeared on the runway Anadol A1. Minister Varank, who used the modified Anadol, was the second, while the Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya was the first to see the checkered flag on the runway with a new generation car.
310 HP VEHICLE
Later, Minister Varank took the steering wheel of Avitas Motorsports's domestic and national car that produced 2.4 horsepower with a 310-liter engine volume used in the World Rally Cross Country Championship. Halid Avdagiç, Avitas General Coordinator, was the co-pilot of Varank on the 5.3-kilometer track.
THE OFFICIAL VEHICLE OF RALLIKROS RACES
Giving information on the tools used by the end of the tour Varank Ministers Varank, "This means 'Rallycross' official vehicle and a Turkish brand of racing produced in Turkey by AVITAS. This vehicle is used in all rally cross competitions in the world. It makes us proud that it is produced by a Turkish company and used in rallycross races all over the world. In the upcoming period, our company designs electric versions of these vehicles with 1000 horsepower. If accepted, rallycross competitions will be held with their 1000-horsepower electric vehicles. " used the expressions.
Throughout the program, Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya, TÜBİTAK President Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, President of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Avitas General Manager Şekib Avdagiç, Intercity Chairman Vural Ak and Avitas General Coordinator Halid Avdagiç accompanied Minister Varank.