500 vehicles and nearly 2 automobile enthusiasts from all over Turkey met in Afyonkarahisar. Classic Mercedes enthusiasts met in Afyonkarahisar. With the contributions of Afyonkarahisar Municipality, the Classic Mercedes Festival was held in the city of festivals. The festival, which was attended by 500 vehicles and nearly 2 participants from all over Turkey, witnessed colorful scenes. The festival held at Afyon Motorsports Center on Sunday, June 26, was attended by Mayor Mehmet Zeybek, Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Gendarmerie Colonel Yılmaz Kırkel, Deputy Mayor Süleyman Karakuş, Classic Mercedes Club President Fuat Süslü, Classic Mercedes Club Afyonkarahisar Provincial President Hüseyin Özharputlu and many automobile enthusiasts attended. A new one has been added to the increasing number of events in the sports city Afyonkarahisar. Besides being a sports city, our city is now also known as a festival city. Classic Mercedes festival, which took place again this year, was held with a large participation this year. While automobile enthusiasts who came to our Afyonkarahisar from all over Turkey were amazed by Afyonkarahisar, while automobile owners were chatting with each other about their vehicles, especially classic vehicles attracted attention from the participants.
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Mayor Mehmet Zeybek, who made a speech at the ceremony, said that they were happy to host such a beautiful organization.
Noting that Afyonkarahisar is not only a sports city, but also a city that is now known for festivals, our President said, “We are very happy to support this beautiful organization that we held in the Fairground in 2019 for the first time. We did not turn down the demands of our classic Mercedes enthusiasts. The area we are on is the best track where we held the Motocross Championship, an area that has the best paddock award. Here we host different events every month of the year.
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Great Offensive. We are celebrating in a way befitting the city of foundation and liberation, where the foundations of our republic were laid.” Our President, who also conveyed information about our city to the guests, said, “Afyonkarahisar; A city at the crossroads of roads. We are a four-way junction on highways and railways. We are the city of gastronomy, we are the capital of sports. We are the only province with a bed capacity of 27 thousand in thermal. We determine the egg exchange in Turkey. Again, we are the only province that meets the electricity needs of 35 thousand houses from thermal water. We are happy to host you in such a beautiful city that has hosted many civilizations dating back to BC. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all Mercedes enthusiasts who support the organization and come to our city from many cities in Turkey.” After the speeches, Mayor Mehmet Zeybek and guests toured the classic cars one by one and got information. During the event, sausage, one of the registered products of the gastronomy city Afyonkarahisar, was offered to the guests.