The 18th track of the World Motocross Championship was held at the "Afyon Motorsports Center" in Afyonkarahisar, while the track and organization received a full score from the International Motorcycle Federation.
At the World Motocross Championship in Afyonkarahisar, the event was organized with CBS Sports in America and Canada, Europe in Eurosport, Belgium in Play Sports1, Italy in Rai Sports, Netherlands in Nos TV, Portugal Sport TV in Europe, Fox Sports in Asia and live in Star Sports channels in China. The organization has reached nearly 1.8 billion viewers.
FIM EUROPEAN PRESIDENT SRB: EVERYTHING PERFECT
The Afyonkarahisar race organization and facilities provided with the runway got full marks from the International Motorcycle Federation (FIM). European President Wolfgang Srb, FIM, the organization that makes the perfect host Turkey emphasized that, "in Afyonkarahisar Europe and we see an example of a runway in the world has embraced us. The organization is very good. To criticize, we want the year to better you leave something to say to us, "he spoke, national athletes Kenan expressed his happiness to be achieved in Turkey more than all the opportunities he sees abroad in Sofuoğlu'na. Kenan Sofuoğlu, "I have the opportunity to talk to all the authorities. They said everything was perfect. We can do everything we say perfectly in the world and we got a full note, "he said.
Sports Deputy General Manager Omar Altunsoy, Turkey that flows out of the forehead of more than a large organization stated, the motorcycle industry has recorded the work would be stepped up to take advantage of more than popularity.
AFYONKARAHISAR DEPUTY EROGLU: VERY HAPPY
Republic of Turkey and former Forestry and Water Affairs Minister and Afyonkarahisar deputy Veysel Eroglu, Turkey drew attention to the potential of sports tourism, "Afyonkarahisar as a motorcycle We are proud to host the world championships and dignity. Sports tourism in Turkey should provide different alternatives for everyone. It made us very happy that the possibilities we have prepared were registered as the World's Best Motocross Track "
Afyonkarahisar Governor Mustafa Tutulmaz also emphasized the importance of Afyonkarahisar hosting the world championship, "We tried to make a good home. We aim to constantly host the world in Afyonkarahisar, "he said.
PRESIDENT ÇOBAN: ACHIEVE YOUR OUR ACHIEVEMENT
Afyonkarahisar Mayor Burhanettin Çoban stated that a great dream was realized with cooperation of municipality and federation, "The satisfaction of our guests made us forget our tiredness. Afyonkarahisar Thermal, Marble and Taste, as well as the goal of making our center of sports a step closer, "he said.
In the organization, parliamentarians and local protocol members visit teammates and Turkish athletes in the field of paddock, while races are followed in the start area.
then awarded to athletes winning the completion of the racing Forestry and Water Affairs, former Minister Veysel Eroglu, Afyonkarahisar Governor can not be held Mustafa AK Party Afyonkarahisar MPs Ali Özkaya and Ibrahim Yurdunusev, the AK Party champion Sakarya Deputy world Kenan Sofuoglu, Sports General Manager Omar Altınsoy, President of Turkey Motorcycle Federation Bekir Yunus Uçar, Afyonkarahisar Mayor Burhanettin Çoban, International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) President Wolfgang Srb.
In the MXGP category, Dutch athlete Jeffery Herlings (Red Bull KTM) won first place, Slovenian Tim Gajser (Team HRC) second, Belgian Clement Desalle (Monster Energy Kawasaki) third place. Batuhan Demiryol 19th, Galip Alp Baysan 20th, Şakir Şenkalaycı 21st place in this category.
In the MX2 category, Thomas Covington (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna) of the USA is the first in the MX2 category, Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM) is the second in Latvia and Thomas Kjer Olsen (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna) is third in the Latvian. Mustafa Cetin, 20th, pearl, Furkan Valimaki 22nd, Emircan Şenkalaycı 23'in took place.
On the other hand, during the press conference of the champion pilots special plaques made from Afyonkarahisar were presented.