“Isiklar World Offshore 225 Championship” Grand Finale In Istanbul
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Isiklar World Offshore 225 Championship’s 2012 season comes to an end with final races in Istanbul – Caddebostan. The last races of the 2012 season of Isiklar World Offshore 225 Championship will be run as “Palladium Shopping Center Grand Prix 1” and “Palladium Shopping Center Grand Prix 2” on October 20-21. General classification as well as World and Turkey champions will be determined at the end of this weekend’s races.

While Team ECI Men Cosmetics (with pilots Alpay Akdilek and Kerem Tuncer) has already guaranteed its championship before the season is over and is in the lead with 2415 points in the general classification, a cut-throat competition is expected for second and third places. After repeating their record of 13 consecutive wins in the Gaziantep round, team ECI Men Cosmetics is now aiming to break its own record in the final races.

Team Besiktas-Miele (Murat Leki - Tugberk Uca) is currently ranking second with 1384 points followed by team YKM Sport (Saruhan Tan - Kerim Zorlu) with 1306 points. Representing Mersin in the championship, Efe Project Mitsubishi Electric Racing Team (Nevzat Arman - Onur Özgül) is currently in fourth place with total 863 points. GSYIAD-Galatasaray, GHB Offshore Racing Team, Polimersan Racing Team, and WD40 teams will also be contending to claim a place on the podium.

The championship, participated by Turkish, American, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese pilots, started in Istanbul and continued with races in Samsun, Van, Erdek, Mersin, and Gaziantep. The season will come to an end with the Istanbul, Caddebostan races sponsored by Palladium Shopping Center.