Castrol Ford Team Turkey, which has made Turkey a history by winning the European championship, has completed its preparations for the Bulgaria Rally, which will take place on 14-16 May and will score the European Rally Cup (ERT).
Castrol Ford Team Turkey wants to repeat the same success with the promising young pilot Ali Türkkan, born in 2015, after the champion pilot Murat Bostancı, who won the European Rally Cup in 1999. The degrees and points to be earned by the team, which wants to put its name in the European Rally Cup final, in Rally Bulgaria are of critical importance.
Castrol Ford Team Turkey, which started the season with the 2021 European Rally Cup (ERT) and Eskişehir (ESOK) Rally, the first leg of the Shell Helix Turkey Rally Championship, will take place in Varna, Bulgaria on 14-16 May and will score points for the European Rally Cup. He will chase for points in Rally Bulgaria.
In the 2021 rally season, Castrol Ford Team Turkey, aiming to participate in the European Rally Cup final, which is described as the "UEFA Cup" of the rally world, will gain an important advantage on the way to the European Rally Cup with the points it will earn in the Rally of Bulgaria.
Onur Vatansever will accompany young pilot Ali Türkkan to this rally.
The Turkish leg of the European Rally Cup is Ali Türkkan, the permanent co-pilot in Bulgaria, Onur Onur Vatansever will be accompanied by this race instead of lion. In 2, Castrol Ford Team Turkey pilots Murat Bostancı - Onur Vatansever won this rally with their Fiesta R2015 cars and took the lead in the European Rally Cup and presented the 5 European Rally Cup to Turkey at the end of the season.
With the co-pilot change specific to this race, Castrol Ford Team Turkey's goal will be to make Ali Türkkan benefit from Onur Vatansever's experience both in Bulgaria and abroad, and to earn points on the way to the European Rally Cup final.
Rally Bulgaria critical for European Rally Cup final
While the Rally of Bulgaria allows Castrol Ford Team Turkey to score important points on the way to the European Rally Cup, which is its goal, it is also of great importance for the career of young pilot Ali Türkkan and the Turkish rally community. If Ali Türkkan and Onur Vatansever are able to rank in the top five in the ERT2 and ERT Junior categories in the Bulgarian Rally, which will give points to the European Rally Cup, they will largely secure the final of the European Rally Cup. If this goal is realized, Turkey's European Champion Rally Team Castrol Ford Team will have the chance to give us the pride of flying our Turkish flag again.
The European Rally Cup (ERT) final, which is eagerly awaited by rally lovers, will be held in Germany on 4-6 November this year.