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Track Racing Cup starts in Penza region

11:37 | 24.02.2019 | Sport

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Penza, 24 February 2019. PenzaNews. Fight for the track racing cup of the Penza region began at the motordrome Virazh on Sunday, February 24.

Track Racing Cup starts in Penza region

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Alexei Basov, world champion in endurance races, winner of the race 24 Hours of Le Mans, became the guest of honour of the competition and wished the participants a successful performance.

Governor Ivan Belozertsev, who visited the opening of the competition, expressed confidence that the audience and participants would enjoy it.

"Motor racing is a good tradition in the Penza region! There are a lot of motorsport fans in the Sura land. I am sure that all of us – spectators and the participants of the races – will enjoy the competition!" he wrote on Twitter.

The head of the region also attached a short video to the post. The footage shows a fragment of one of the races.

Athletes from Penza, Lipetsk, Tambov and Mordovia are fighting for prizes.

The best drivers will be determined in the following categories: A-1600, D2-Classic and D2-2500.

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