MEDIA BRIEFING DEDICATED TO INTERNATIONAL RALLY WAS HELD IN TURKMENABAT
On September 10, 2018, media briefing with the participation of «Amul-Khazar 2018» rally director Jean-Louis Schlesser, Rene Metz and other rally racers, was organized in Turkmenabat. The crew members have received road book before the media briefing. Media representatives from 25 countries attended the media briefing.
Jean-Louis Schlesser expressed his gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for his kind attention, great support in organizing rally and personal involvement in the events of this project that has international significance for further motorsport development. He told that, the rally race organized in Turkmenistan would help the whole world to know better this beautiful country, discover rich heritage, get acquainted with its cultural, historical monuments and landscapes, as well as obtain necessary information on how environmental issues are addressed successfully in this country .
In the course of the event, participants were instructed on how to use GPS system on the route, recommendations, explanations and other detailed information were also provided. As an example, Mr. Schlesser emphasized that if any crew assisted the crew having unexpected difficulties in the road, lost time would be compensated at the finish. Competition and rivalry which exist in such rally races should not exclude mutual assistance and support for each other. «Amul-Khazar 2018» international rally should be an example in this regard. Rally judges were also introduced in the event.