Türksat AŞ became the communication sponsor of the “World Motocross Championship 1 MXGP of TURKEY and Afyon Motorcycle Festival” to be held in our city on September 8-2021 under the auspices of the Presidency. Communication support came from Türksat for the Turkey leg of the World Motocross Championship, where the world's most important motocrossers compete.
Our Mayor Mehmet Zeybek and Governor Gökmen Çiçek, Turkish Motorcycle Federation President Bekir Yunus Uçar, Deputy Mayor Murat Öner and TMF Deputy President Mahmut Nedim Akulke visited Türksat A.Ş. in Ankara. Afyonkarahisar delegation was hosted by Türksat AŞ General Manager Hasan Hüseyin Ertok and. World Motocross Championship MXGP 2021 of TURKEY and Afyon Motorcycle Festival” will be held in Afyonkarahisar on September 1-8 under the auspices of the Presidency. In this context, the signing ceremony of the communication support agreement was held at the Türksat Ahmet Özsoy Building Meeting Hall.
THANKS TO TURKSAT FOR THEIR SUPPORT
Turkish Motorcycle Federation President Bekir Yunus Uçar stated that they brought the championship to Turkey with the dream of doing great things and said: “With the organizations we organize, we cross borders with the athletes we have trained to sing the National Anthem in the world arena. We think that with broadcasts to 180 countries, our country will be reflected and kept alive with all its features and beauty. In this organization, which was crowned with the support of our Presidency, we had the chance to work with Türksat, the number one in its field. We want to carry out this organization successfully in order to do good things for our country. In this sense, we would like to express our gratitude to Türksat, who will bring this organization to more than 3 billion people.”
At the ceremony, our Governor Gökmen Çiçek expressed that they are happy to hold the championship in Afyonkarahisar this year as well, and drew attention to the fact that Afyonkarahisar is one of the top 27 cities with the highest bed capacity in Turkey, with 5 thousand beds in accommodation. Expressing that there are very large accommodation and sports complexes for organizations in all branches of sports in this sense, Çiçek emphasized that the fact that this championship reaches 3 billion people is very important for the promotion of Afyonkarahisar and Turkey.
Our Mayor, Mehmet Zeybek, said, “Afyonkarahisar is a city that stands out with its many features. I claim that we are pioneers in sports as well. We hope this organization will be a real festival in our city, which has the best track in the world. I believe that with the help of TÜRKSAT, it will reach a wider area.” used the phrases. Within the scope of the visits, our President Mehmet Zeybek and Governor Gökmen Çiçek visited Lagari Hasan Çelebi Museum, Turkey's Only Satellite and Space Museum, and made observations. The delegation also received information about the satellites sent to space so far.
BROADCASTING TO 180 COUNTRIES
Within the scope of the World Motocross Championship, there are 2 races in the same world, including the World Senior Motocross Championship (MXGP), the World Women's Motocross Championship (MXWOMEN), the World Junior Motocross Championship (MX2), the European Motocross Championship (MX5T) and the European Motocross Championship (MXOPEN). will be done at the same time. Nearly 25 racers with more than 150 teams, including factory teams such as Yamaha, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Husqvarna, GasGas, TM and Fantic, are expected to participate in the races to be held in Turkey. World Motocross Championship; It will be delivered to over 180 billion viewers in 3 countries via Türksat satellites.