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7th TransAnatolia Rally Raid Has Reached Samsun for the Finish

TransAnatolia an August classic has reached Samsun after six days of pure adrenaline, adventure and competition.
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7th TransAnatolia Rally Raid Has Reached Samsun for the Finish

Seventh Edition of TransAnatolia

Transanatolia Rally Raid run during the last week of August every year will start in the city of İzmir this year, following Western Taurus mountains to reach the city of Samsun following a different route for the first time.

Transanatolia Rally Raid is considered among the most challenging races of the world and this year, hosted by İzfaş, the race will start at Fuar İzmir and will finish in the city of Samsun after racers complete a track of 2850 kms in seven days.

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Seventh Edition of TransAnatolia

2800 km's of Pure Adventure

2017 edition will run between the Western and the Northern parts of Anatolia. A route from Aegean Sea to Black Sea will be followed. Izmir will host the start ceremonial and Samsun will be the place for finish podium.

For the first time in TransAnatolia history the rally will finish on a city other than its starting point. Check our video gallery for the animated route video.
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2800 km's of Pure Adventure

TransAnatolia 2017 Route is Announced

The unique adventure from Izmir to Samsun begins at August 19. The route starting from the Aegean Sea goes to the Mediterranean and then to the Black Sea. This years "Round the Anatolia" tour takes eight days.

Registration for TransAnatolia 2017 is open. You can benefit from early bird pricing. Please refer to entry fee page for more information.

Three Events by TransAnatolia

2017 will be a packed year for TransAnatolia Sport Organisation with RallyAntiphellos, TransAnatolia and BajaAnatolia. Two baja and one rally raid event will be organised. Starting with RallyAntiphellos on April 27 continued by TransAnatolia on August 19 and BajaAnatolia on November 2 there will be three events in the course of 2017.

Here is the full event calendar.
  • RallyAntiphellos 27-30 April 2017
  • TransAnatolia 19-26 August 2017
  • BajaAnatolia 2-5 November 2017

TransAnatolia is Delighted to Announce BajaAnatolia

TransAnatolia Sport Organisation is deligted to announce BajaAnatolia which will be organized in Seydikemer, Saklikent between November 17-20. BajaAnatolia is a single venue event with various stages around the bivouac.

Program of the event starts with scrutineering on November 17 and the first stage is due to run on November 18. During the weekend of November 19-20 spectacular stages around Saklikent valley would be followed. Finish podium will be held on November 20.

Postponement Decision

Due to unpredictable and uncontrollable circumstances that took place in Turkey on July 15th, 2016, we regret to announce that Duster TransAnatolia Rally will not be held in 2016.  
 
Duster TransAnatolia Rally was planned to cover 11 cities and 2850 km across Anatolia. Due to the current exceptional state of emergency, it will not be possible to receive the required security and medical support from related administrative and Governmental authorities during the event.
 

Sponsor Lineup

TransAnatolia is delighted to confirm sponsor lineup for 2016. With the support we receive we are going to organise one of the greatest rally raid event of the world once again.

2016 Sponsor Lineup

Dacia is the main supporter of the event with its SUV vehicle Duster. As a govermental organisation Spor Toto is the biggest supporter of sport in Turkey and an important sponsor of TransAnatolia. World's leading

Duster Becomes Main Supporter of TransAnatolia 2016

Dacia becomes main supporter of TransAnatolia 2016 with Duster. As a compact sport utility vehicle Duster is jointly produced by Renault and Dacia.

Renault Turkey has participated with Dacia Duster in 2015 edition of TransAnatolia and this year Dacia increased the level of support to the event. Duster also competed in Dakar Rally.

Duster will support TransAnatolia from Izmir to Samsun on a challenging race course where climate, elevation and road surface change dramatically. We are greatful to Dacia and other supporters for their contributions to our organisation.

Here is the 2016 Route

TransAnatolia 2016 route is launched on a presentation which took place in Istanbul. Seventh edition of TransAnatolia Rally Raid will follow a route from Izmir to Samsun. 

2016 edition will run between the Western and the Northern parts of Anatolia. A route from Aegean Sea to Black Sea will be followed. Izmir will host the start ceremonial and Samsun will be the place for finish podium.

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