Thursday, 27 July 2017 18:22

The winners of rally "Bulgaria" will start in Sliven

Yagiz Avci and his co-driver Bahadir Guncenmez send their entry to participate in the 37-th edition of rally "Sliven". Avci is the leader in the provisional ranking of the Balkan Rally Trophy and is the winner of rally "Bulgaria" 2017. In addition of Yagiz, three more Turkish crews will appear. Team Neo Motorsport will arrive in Sliven with Adil Kuciksari/Kerim Tar (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX), Ferhat Tanribilir/Kutay Ertugrul (Peugeot 208 R2) and Osman Ugur/Tugba Bora (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX).

This will be the fourth participation for Yagiz Avci and Bahadir Guncemez in rally "Sliven". The one of the best Turkish rally drivers appear for the first time in season 2012 when rally "Sliven" was round of Intercontinental Rally Challenge. The he finished in fifth place in the overall standings behind the wheel of Ford Fiesta S2000. In season 2014 with Mini Cooper JCW S2000 he retired of the competition with fuel pump problem and in 2015 edition of rally "Sliven", he reached his best result - he finishe in second position behind his copatriot Murat Bostanci.

This season Avci is competing with Peugeot 208 T16 R5 and for the second time this year the Bulgarian fans will be able to enjoy its attractice rally car.

The other representative of Neo Motorsport who will have strong presence in the fight for top places will be Ferhat Tanribilir. Ferhat is one of most powerfull Turkish rally drivers in 2wd category. He also started in rally "Bulgaria" 2017, where he finished 13-th in general standings and in 7-th position in the 2wd cars competition.

For the crews of Adil Kucuksari/Kerim Tar and Osman Ugur/Tugba Bora this will be the first paricipation in rally "Sliven", but the Bulgarian fans knows them from their participation in rally "Bulgaria", which was also round of the Turkish rally championship a few months ago.

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Calendar 2019

BRT

BG BGR Rally Bulgaria 10 May - 12 May

ROU Arad Rally 24 May - 25 May

TUR ESOK Rally 15 Jun - 16 Jun

BG BGR 39. Monbat Rally Sliven 28 Jun - 23 Jun

SRB 52. Serbia Rally 26 Sep - 29 Sep
Bulgaria

Rally Bulgaria 10 May - 12 May 2019

39. Monbat Rally Sliven 28 Jun - 30 Jun 2019

Rally Tvarditsa 19 Jul - 21 Jul 2019

Rally Stari Stolici 14 Sep - 15 Sep 2019

Rally Burgas 18 Oct - 20 Oct 2019


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