TransAnatolia Rally Raid, Turkey's first and only race, and one of the world's biggest and most challenging races, ended in Kars. The racers, who started from Eskişehir on Saturday, September 11, passed through 14 cities and raced for 2.300 km and saw the finish on September 18 at Kars Castle. The TransAnatolia Rally Raid adventure stretching from Eskişehir to Kars between 11-18 September 2021 ended with the award ceremony held at Kars Castle on Saturday, September 18th.
At the award ceremony, which was attended by Kars Deputy Governor Mehmet Zahid Doğu, Kars Youth and Sports Provincial Director Nedim Aslan, Provincial Police Director Yavuz Sağdıç, SERKA Secretary General Dr. İbrahim Taşdemir, and SERKA Tourism and Environment Unit President Çağrı Birol, the rankings in all classes were as follows. :
In the automobile class; Murat Kamil Altun-Tuvana Sayar from Becce Motorsports, who competed with the Suzuki Grand Vitara, won the first place, while Ahmet Tınkır-Ali Günpay and Yalçın Batuhan Korkut-Fırat Şahin from Bantboru Offroad Team finished third with the Mitsubishi L200.
In the SSV class; Italian Federico Bhutto-Filippo Ippolito, who competed with the first CAN-AM Maverick X3, became the second Ertan Nacaroğlu-Eray Yanpar and the third Barbaros Yangin-Ali Osman Kutanoğlu.
In the truck class; Ramazan Yılmaz-Onur Sırımoğlu, who competed with Mercedes Unimog, won the first place, Murat Karahan-Mehmet Fürkan Saylam, who competed with Mercedes Unimog, won the second place and Marino Mutti-Mert Özgün won the third place.