Tag: motor racing

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Toprak Razgatlıoğlu – a rising star (and crescent)

As previously reported by T-VINE, Toprak Razgatlıoğlu (Look out for Turkey’s rising motorcycle racing star Toprak Razgatlıoğlu, 24 July 2021) is making waves in the world of motorsport. The 24-year-old star from Alanya currently sits second in the World Superbike Championship, riding for the Pata Yamaha with Brixx team. Despite a busy schedule, Toprak was […]

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Look out for Turkey’s rising motorcycle racing star Toprak Razgatlıoğlu

Toprak Razgatlıoğlu. Ever heard of him? Chances are you haven’t, as he’s not a household Turkish name. Yet. The reality is that unless you’re a keen follower of motorsport, and motorcycle racing in particular, sadly up-and-coming Turkish sportsman such as Toprak tend to go unnoticed by our media outlets and fail to receive the level […]

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On-off 2021 Turkish Formula 1 Grand Prix is back on!

In April, Formula 1 announced that due to coronavirus travel restrictions, the Canadian Grand Prix couldn’t go ahead and that Istanbul would replace Montreal for round 7 of the 2021 calendar. The race was set to take place during the weekend of June 11 to 13. A fortnight later, Formula One announced the cancellation of […]

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Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canada on 2021 F1 race calendar

After a thrilling return to Formula 1 last year, many racing fans were disappointed that there was no room for the Turkish Grand Prix in the 2021 calendar. That’s set to change, with Turkey announced as the replacement for the Canadian Grand Prix. Formula 1 confirmed the change to round 7 of the 2021 calendar, […]

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Lewis Hamilton triumphs in Turkish Grand Prix to take historic 7th world title

Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix lived up to all expectations. A thrilling race fought in wet, difficult conditions that saw Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton come from sixth on the grid to win and claim the seventh World Drivers’ title of his career. Racing Point’s Sergio Perez and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel completed the podium. Valtteri Bottas – the […]

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Britain’s Elfyn Evans wins Rally Turkey 2020 to regain lead in World Rally Championship

Toyota Gazoo driver Elfyn Evans and his co-driver Scott Martin emerged victorious on Sunday after three days of gruelling racing in Marmaris, to win Rally Turkey 2020 in a time of 2.43.02.7. Belgium’s Thierry Neuville came second, 35.2 seconds behind Evans, and France’s Sébastien Loeb and 9-times world champion was third, a further 24.2sec adrift. Both […]

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Formula 1 set to return to Turkey in November

Istanbul Park is back on the Formula 1 fixture list for the first time since 2011. F1 confirmed Turkey’s return in its announcement about the locations of the final four races of 2020. The Turkish Grand Prix will be held on 13-15 November, followed by back-to-back races in Bahrain (27-29 Nov. and 4-6 Dec.), with […]

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Silverstone proves lucky again for Porsche Junior driver Ayhancan Güven

Silverstone is proving to be lucky turf for Ayhancan Güven. In 2019, the young Turkish driver celebrated his very first victory in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. He repeated the feat a year later, on the 70th Grand Prix Anniversary of Formula 1. Having secured pole position in the qualifiers the day before, Güven went on […]