Over 250 trucks, 700 choppers, and more than 5,000 people are expected to attend the over-22,000 euro prize pool Truck&Chopper Festival 2013, the biggest event of its kind in Eastern Europe, Radu Dinescu, general secretary of the Romanian Road Haulage Union (UNTRR), told a press conference also attended by Gabor Sandor, president of the Road Transport Professional Training Institute (IFPTR), Mihai Pasol, marketing & PR Manager Scania Romania, and Vlad Schuster, General Manager AdBrain. “The event is unique on the local market and invites horse power lovers from Romania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, Poland, Turkey to attend it. Three competitions with unfold, with commensurate prices”, he also said. More than 2,000 professional drivers will vie for the title of «Best professional driver in Romania» and the accompanying 2,000 euro prize. Also, the winners of the competitions «The Most Beautiful Truck» and «The Most Beautiful Chopper» will be given the opportunity to go on a trip to the world’s famous Rio Carnival. Competition registrations are made at www.choppertruckfestival.com from April 1, and the grand event will run at the IFPTR Motor racing Circuit in Targu Mures September 21-22.