Sport

Tatlisu was the venue for Motorcycle Drag Racing

 

by Ahmet Abdulaziz……..

The TRNC Motorcycle drag championship season got started at the Tatlisu track on 1st April 2018. The event has been organised by the  Turkish Cyprus Motorcycle Organisation.

Under the sponsorship of Tatlisu Municipality, Lungo Cafe and Güven Insurance, the participants contested on the Geçitkale-Esentepe-Tatlisu track.

In total 39 contestants exhibited their control over the wheels, which was thoroughly enjoyed by the enthusiasts of the race. Two contestants from the Greek part of Cyprus also participated.

Ogün Özgeçen received the first place in the 600cc-750cc standard section, whereas İsmail Qamar received the top position in the 600cc-750cc M1 category. Ahmet Bağrıaçık attained the top position in 750cc-1000cc category, whereas Hasan Solakay won the 1000cc+M1 category.

Kyriakos Gavriel, from south Cyprus, won the 1000cc+M2 category.

The Mayor of the Tatlisu Municipality , Mr.Hayri Orcan, distributed the prizes to the winners at the end of the day.