The President Of Turkmenistan Just Won His Country's First National Car Race

Congratulations to Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan.

He just won the country’s first-ever car race after an impromptu decision to enter, according to BBC News.

Fortunately, he was prepared to ride; he had arrived earlier in Turkmenistan’s capital city of Ashgabat to watch the race in his electric green Bugatti.

Berdymukhamedov switched to a Turkish-made Volkicar and won the time trial challenge, BBC reports.

Berdymukhamedov has been in power in Turkmenistan since 2006.

Here’s Berdymukhamedov cruising up to the race this weekend:

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Photo: AP Images

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