|Ceremony on which envelope with postage stamp was cancelled was hold on Friday, September 14th as the part of Prime Yalta Rally 2012 in Crimea. |
A postal miniature elaborated as the part of "Vlasna Marka" project by "Ukrposhta" is performed in the style of art and includes a symbol of "locomotive" of the Ukrainian rally as this year it is the 10th stage of the Intercontinental Championship, stage of the European Cup, stage of the Ukraine Championship and rally for the Cup of the President of Ukraine.
Ukrainian state enterprise of posts "Ukrposhta" initiated creation of a special stamp for this long-awaited event. Head of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC) Anatolij Mogilev took part in the ceremony of postage cancellation. It was him who made cancellation of the envelope and personalized stamp developed by "Ukrposhta". After the ceremony the stamp with the nominal value of 2 UAH and the envelope with commemorative postmark will be located in the museum of "Ukrposhta".
According to Oksana Plotnikova, director of USEP "Ukrposhta", support of sport and international projects is an honorable duty for them: «This is a project which is watched with such an interest by Ukrainian and international society, so it is impossible to pay no attention to it. "Ukrposhta" gladly supports the rally and presents a stamp which will memorize international status of Primе Yalta Rally and mark the new level of the sport development in Ukraine».
Races on the Crimean roads, well-known from the Soviet Union times, were renewed in 2005 thanks to the efforts of Ukrainian racer Evgeniy Chervonenko. In 2011 Prime Yalta Rally obtained the status of a stage of Intercontinental Rally Challenge. This year for the first time Prime Yalta Rally 2012 will take place with the complexity factor 10, which fixes the Rally as a stage that cannot be omitted by the regular participants of the European Cup. About 80 motor-cabs will come to the start of the race.
About Prime Yalta Rally
Prime Yalta Rally is one of the most famous international racing competitions at complex mountain serpentine roads of Ai –Petri Mountain, which is located near a resort town Yalta, Crimean peninsula. The rally takes place from 2005. In December 2010 Ukrainian rally becomes the 10th stage of Intercontinental Rally Challenge. In 2012 Ukrainain rally becomes 10th stage of Intercontinental Championship, stage of the European Cup, stage of the Ukraine Championship and a rally for the Cup of the President of Ukraine.