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2019 MXGP of Turkey official opening ceremony

2019 MXGP of Turkey official opening ceremony

06.09.2019: The 2019 MXGP of Turkey, which is taking place in Afyon this weekend, was officially opened today as a warm media event was held at the main stage of the Afyon festival area. Again this year the MXGP of Turkey is featuring several activitie


The 2019 MXGP of Turkey, which is taking place in Afyon this weekend, was officially opened today as a warm media event was held at the main stage of the Afyon festival area.




Again this year the MXGP of Turkey is featuring several activities that fans can attend during the weekend turning the MXGP round as a real moto festival with loads of surprises for both the MXGP community and spectators like it happened in 2018.




Youthstream CEO David Luongo, FIM/CMS Director Antonio Alia Portela, TMF PRESIDENT Bekir Yunus Uçar, Manager of Sport Services Mehmet Baykan, Afyonkarahisar Governor Mustafa Tutulmaz, Afyonkarahisar Mayor Mehmet Zeybek and Head Provincial Council of Afyonkarahisar Burhanettin Coban gathered on stage to share their commitment and showing their appreciation to organize the MXGP of Turkey in Afyon for the second year in a row.



Youthstream CEO David Luongo: "
On behalf of the MXGP Family I wish to welcome everybody to the MXGP of Turkey. This is a fantastic country and this venue is really amazing to host the FIM Motocross World Championship; the outstanding structures and well prepared paddock and track highlight the efforts the Organizer and the Turkish Federation put in this event and this is why everybody enjoys the MXGP of Turkey.



 Besides it’s a big honour for MXGP to receive the support from the Government, the Mayor and the Presidency of Turkey, it shows the rising awareness and growth of our sport here in Tureky. I wish you all a fantastic event here in Turkey during this weekend."



FIM/CMS Director Antonio Alia Portela:
"On behalf of the FIM, I would like to thank you for the warm welcome to the Turkish MXGP and MX2 Motocross World Championship combined with the WMX and the EMX2T presented by FMF Racing, here in Afyonkarahisar.



First of all, I would like to show our gratitude to those who have made the MXGP Motocross World series come once again to Turkey. Furthermore, when we see how passionately this event is being handled in every single detail, I am sure the future for MXGP in Turkey looks brilliant compensating all the efforts which have been made so far. Racing conditions are really good, the weather is fantastic and the riders are willing to do their best."



Turkish Motorcycling Federation President Bekir Yunus Uçar:
"As Turkish Motorcycling Federation, we are proud and glad to host the Motocross World Championship in Afyonkarahisar, the ancient city of Anatolian civilizations, for the second time. To this big honor, it has also been added the responsibility of hosting the event with support of President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. We are pleased to host MXGP once again on our track, which was among the best in its first year and crowned with “The Best Infrastructure Award”.




Manager of Sport Services Mehmet Baykan:
“I came to Afyonkarahisar while Afyon Sports Complex was under construction. This area is now a stunning facility, I'm very happy to see its wonderful conditions now. As Turkey, it fills us with pride to host the most important motocross championship of the world.”



Afyonkarahisar Governor Mustafa Tutulmaz:
"This year the MXGP and MX2 races are joined by the WMX and EMX2t Presented by FMF Racing races and it has been such a good organization to have this event put in place. Thanks to the pubic institutions, our President, the Ministry of Sport and the Turkish Federation who gave a significant contribution”



Afyonkarahisar Mayor Mehmet Zeybek
: “Afyonkarahisar Motorsports Center has been prepared by both the federation and Afyonkarahisar Municipality to meet the standards of our country's international sports organizations. Our track, built on an area of 250-thousand square meters, received “The Best Infrastructure Award” last year. Here we are happy to have the Motocross World Championship once again. I welcome both riders and teams to come to our city.”



Head Provincial Council of Afyonkarahisar Burhanettin Coban
: “I noticed in a race in Belgium that one of the 10 most popular sports branches in the world was motocross and we started to build a world-class motocross track in our province. In 2018, we decided to host the Motocross World Championship in Afyonkarahisar and it was a great race last year. This year we will do our best to make it work even better”


      
Representatives from the MXGP Paddock, and MXGP, MX2, WMX and EMX2T presented by FMF Racing were also in attendance to enjoy the opening and taste Turkish delicacies.





Riders such as Team HRC’s Tim Gajser and Calvin Vlaanderen, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings, Jorge Prado and Tom Vialle, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Pauls Jonass, Arminas Jasikonis and Thomas Kjer Olsen, F&H Kawasaki’s Adam Sterry and Roan Van De Moosdijk, Bike It DRT Kawasaki’s Darian Sanayei, Courtney Duncan and Gustavo Pessoa, Bud Racing kawasaki’s Brian Moreau and Mitch Harrison, Honda 114’s Zach Pichon and Mitch Evans, Maddii Racing’s Alberto Forato, Mattia Guadagnini and Francesco Galligari, Hutten Metaal Yamaha’s Anthony Rodriguez, Raivo Dankers and Micha-Boy de Waal, JK Racing’s Lynn Valk and Manuel Jacopi, NR83’s Nathan Renkens, North Europe Racing Petar Petrov, AG Racing’s Artem Guryev, Larissa Papenmeier and Anne Borchers and a handful of Turkish riders among the others joined the Officials on stage to take the family photo in a warm and colourful moment in front of the Turkish sunset and kick start the 2019 MXGP of Turkey.
 
 
 


TIMETABLE


Saturday:
10h00 EMX2T Free practice; 10h30 WMX Free Practice; 11h00 EMX2T Qualifying Practice, 11h40 WMX Qualifying practice; 12h30 MX2 Free Practice, 13h00 MXGP Free Practice, 13h55 EMX2T Race 1, 14h40 MX2 Time Practice, 15h15 MXGP Time Practice, 16h05 WMX Race 1, 16h55 MX2 Qualifying Race, 17h40 MXGP Qualifying Race.



Sunday
: 09h45 EMX2T Race 2, 10h25 MX2 Warm-Up, 10h45 MXGP Warm-Up, 11h30 WMX Race 2, 13h15 MX2 Race 1, 14h15 MXGP Race 1, 16h10 MX2 Race 2, 17h10 MXGP Race 2.
 





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