Baku hosts Festival of Speed for the first time


The Baku Festival of Speed was held in the capital of Azerbaijan for the first time on May 26.

The event was jointly organized by the Azerbaijan Automobile Federation (AAF), Caspian Event Organisers (CEO) and the Baku City Circuit operating company.

As part of the festival, a car exhibition featuring test drives of various brands was organized in Baku.

Festival guests were captivated by the drift show, where top drift pilots showcased their skills and driving prowess in extreme conditions. The public also had the opportunity to explore the latest innovations from leading automotive manufacturers.

The Legend Cars Challenge Baku race was also held. This event featured cars styled after classic American designs from the 1930s-40s, powered by powerful Yamaha motorcycle engines, making them both fast and maneuverable, AzerTAc reported.

A classic sports car competition took place on a specially installed track.

Elchin Hasanov won the Legend Cars Challenge Baku race, which featured an exciting and intense competition. Murad Hasanov finished in second place, with Gulhuseyn Abdullayev securing third.

The festival aims to popularize motorsport in the country and provide a platform for showcasing the latest advancements in the automotive industry.

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