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Erhan crowned classic rally champion

HALİL Erhan was crowned the classic car rally champion of 2019 following a “spectacular” final race of the season.

Erhan crowned classic rally champion

Erhan, supported by co-driver Hasan Dümenci, finished first in the “general classification” of the two-day Royalton Classic Car Rally to clinch the title in a 1975 model Ford Escort MK2.

The pair also achieved the “best time” in the “constant speed tests”finishing just 0.071 seconds off the target finish time.

Runners-up in the rally were last year’s winners Ali and Pembe Kelebek, driving a 1979 Mercedes Benz 350 SL.

The result meant Mrs Kelebek finished as the best co-driver of 2019.

Third spot in the rally went to İsmet and Ayşe Tufan in a 1960 Volkswagen Beetle.

Competitors in 44 vehicles drove for a total of six hours, covering 165km.

They left from Eziç Restaurant in Lefkoşa on Saturday morning, passing through places such as Dikmen, Taşkent, Değirmenlik, Başpınar, Alevkayası, Esentepe, Tatlısu and Kaplıca.

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