June 9th, 2017

Depar Timing Increases Speed

Depar Timing now serves automobile sports. The Timing Team functioned successfully at the Historical West Anatolian Rally.

Having provided the timing services in numerous running, swimming, cycling and triathlon races to date, Depar Timing utilised its transponder systems for the first time at the Historical West Anatolian Rally, an event gathered the classic auto fans. The results were produced shortly and flawless in the race organised in Bursa by the Classic Automobile Club of Turkey under the main sponsorship of Oyak Renault.

Historical West Anatolian Rally, one of the Group B activities in FIVA’s (International Federation of Old Vehicles) calendar, welcomed various Renault classic cars manufactured between 1958 and 1978 as well as vintage models such as Mercedes Benz, Dodge Charger, BMW, Peugeot, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, Citroen 2CV, Pontiac Transam, Ford Anglia, Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette C1, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Cadillac and Rolls Royce.

FIVA defines “historical vehicles” as mechanically propelled road vehicles which are at least 30 years old and are preserved and maintained in a historically correct condition, and the vehicles over 60 years of age are defined as “antique”. Depar Timing is able to provide timing services for the races among such cars where the speed limit varies 20 to 50 kilometers per hour.