The Petrol Ofisi Group has become the title sponsor of the Turkish Rally Championship, one of the most important automobile sports organizations in Turkiye. The countdown has begun for the Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship, which will begin with the Bodrum Rally on April 14-16.
Petrol Ofisi Group, which continues to invest in different areas of sports with the vision of "Ready for Tomorrow from Today", 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 lubricant brand. In this partnership, Maxima will extend Petrol Ofisi's contribution to the automotive industry beyond the provision of high-tech products to contribute to the development of automobile sports in Türkiye. The Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship will kick off with the Bodrum Rally on April 14-16 and will consist of seven races in Mugla, Bursa, Eskisehir, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Aydin and a new province where the 100th Anniversary Rally will be held.
"Sports play a critical role in the socio-economic development of our country. We are very happy to be the title sponsor of the Turkish Rally Championship with our Maxima brand by including the rally sport, which has endurance, dynamism and performance in its soul, in our social investments for our future in this period when we carry our leadership in the lubricants sector to its 13th year. I would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to TOSFED, the esteemed President of TOSFED Eren Uclertopragi, and his management team for their great contribution to motorsports in Turkey," said Mehmet Abbasoglu, Petrol Ofisi Group CEO.
Petrol Ofisi Group CMO Sinan Seha Turkseven also added, "With our ‘Ready for Tomorrow from Today’ vision, we continue our social investments that support social inclusion in the 100th anniversary of our Republic without slowing down. Maxima lubricants, which have broken many grounds in the sector, represent performance and quality in the eyes of consumers. We aim to provide unforgettable moments to rally pilots and fans with Maxima, which we renewed with Adaptech technology developed at the Petrol Ofisi Technology Center POTEM and perfectly matches the rally spirit. We are looking forward to the exciting moments of the Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship."
Commenting on the sponsorship, TOSFED President Eren Uclertopragi stated that they are very happy that Petrol Ofisi Group supports automobile sports and said, "We are very happy to have Petrol Ofisi, one of our country's most established brands, which has supported automobile sports from past to present, among us. This long-term agreement demonstrates how much confidence they have in our federation management and automobile sports as an effective marketing platform. We believe that Petrol Ofisi Maxima's name and brand value will strengthen the Turkish Rally Championship, and that our collaboration will grow with various projects in the coming years."
The schedule for the Petrol Ofisi Maxima 2023 Turkish Rally Championship is as follows: April 14 - 16 Bodrum Rally May 20 - 21 Green Bursa Rally June 10 - 11 Eskisehir Rally September 02 - 03 Kocaeli Rally September 30 - October 01 Istanbul Rally October 28 - 29 100th Anniversary Rally November 18 - 19 Aegean Rally