Continuing its investments in different fields of sports with the vision of “Ready for Tomorrow”, Petrol Ofisi Group signed a three-year agreement with the Turkish Automobile Sports Federation (TOSFED) and became the title sponsor of the Turkish Rally Championship with its Maxima passenger car engine oils brand. With this cooperation, Maxima will enable Petrol Ofisi to take its contribution to the automotive industry beyond offering high-tech products and contribute to the development of automobile sports in Turkey. Petrol Ofisi Maxima 14 Turkey Rally Championship, which will start with the Bodrum Rally on April 16-2023; It will consist of a total of seven races to be held in Muğla, Bursa, Eskişehir, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Aydın and a new province where the 100th Anniversary Rally will be held.
Evaluating the new collaborations, Petrol Ofisi Group CEO Mehmet Abbasoğlu said: “Sports play a critical role in the socio-economic development of our country. We are very pleased to be the name sponsor of the Turkish Rally Championship with our Maxima brand, by including rally sport, which has endurance, dynamism and performance in its soul, into our social investments for our future, in this period when we carry our leadership in the lubricants industry to the 13th year. I would like to take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt thanks to TOSFED, which has made a great contribution to motor sports in Turkey, and to TOSFED's esteemed president, Eren Üçlertoprağı, and its management team.”
Petrol Ofisi Group CMO Sinan Seha Türkseven said: “With our vision Ready for Tomorrow, we continue our social investments that support social inclusion in the 100th anniversary of our Republic without slowing down. Maxima lubricants, which broke new ground in its sector, represent performance and quality in the eyes of consumers. We aim to provide unforgettable moments to the athletes and rally lovers with Maxima, which we have developed at Petrol Ofisi Technology Center POTEM and renewed with the Adaptech technology, which is in perfect harmony with the rally spirit. We look forward to watching the exciting moments of the Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship.” he said.
Making evaluations regarding the sponsorship, TOSFED President Eren Üçlertoprağı stated that they are very happy that Petrol Ofisi Group supports automobile sports and said, “We are extremely happy to see Petrol Ofisi, one of the most established brands of our country and which has given great support to automobile sports from past to present. This long-term agreement shows how much trust is placed in both our federation management and motor sports as an effective marketing platform. We believe that Petrol Ofisi Maxima will strengthen the Turkish Rally Championship both with its name and brand value, and that this cooperation will develop with different projects in the coming period.” said.
The Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship calendar is as follows:
- 14 – 16 April Bodrum Rally
- 20 – 21 May Green Bursa Rally
- 10 – 11 June Eskişehir Rally
- 02 – 03 September Kocaeli Rally
- 30 September – 01 October Istanbul Rally
- 28 – 29 October 100th Anniversary Rally
- 18 – 19 November Aegean Rally