The President of the Social-Democrat Party (PSD), Victor Ponta, was involved in an accident on Friday in the Iasi Rally. The car Ponta was in went off the track and overturned during a race. Both the PSD leader, and his team mate, Edwin Keleti, emerged unscathed. Ponta was participating in the rally as a co-pilot. At some point, during the race, the car the PSD leader was in skidded and went off the track, the PSD MEP Catalin Ivan, who was also in the rally, stated. The PSD President is famous for his love of rallies and basketball. In 2008, Ponta came out national champion, in the Dacia Ursus Cup, teaming with Edwin Keleti.