Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov actively spent the day off, making a race across the expanses of the Karakum desert in a Mini Cooper race car. Before the start the Turkmen leader put on a special racer's sports uniform and also carried out a technical check of the vehicle. The off-road car, skillfully driven by the head of the state, overcame the difficult parts of the desert.
From a young age, the head of Turkmenistan was fond of rallying and took part in competitions. As the Leader of the State, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov contributed to the improvement of motorsports.
Thus, in Turkmenistan the Center of Motor Sports was opened, which has all the necessary conditions for competitions in this discipline. In 2018. The Turkmen leader in a rally car opened the qualifying heats at the international competition "Amul-Khazar-2018" organized in Turkmenistan.
Source and photo: turkmenistan.gov.tm