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2016 Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya to get tougher and more challenging

2016 Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya to get tougher and more challenging
Nikhil Puthran Nikhil Puthran Wednesday 21 September 2016, 18:37 PM

Maruti Suzuki Raid De Himalaya, in its 18th edition, is to be held between 8 – 15 October, 2016.  Participants interested in being a part of the world’s highest motorosport event will be tested for mental endurance and physical fitness and will see man and machine battle through hostile weather. The journey begins from Manali on October 8 and will make  its way towards Kaza, Sarchu, Leh and then back to Manali over the course of seven  days, covering approximately 2000 kms.

Traversing through some of Himachal’s most scenic routes on high altitudes, this year’s rally route also promises to be the most challenging ever. Last year’s event which started in Shimla went through Manali, Dalhousie, Rangdum and ended in Srinagar. The event saw 167 participants travelling 1,920 km over six days. Moroever, the 17th edition of the event also witnessed the highest number of women participants.

At the 17th edition of the Raid de Himalaya, Raj Singh Rathore and his navigator Amber Udasi drove the Polaris and went on to clinch the top prize in the Xtreme four-wheeler category. The top slot in the adventure category was claimed by Jagmeet Gill with navigator Chandan Sen. While among women, Anu Rana and her navigator Poonam Rana had won the Coup de Dames title.

This year’s annual motorsport event will also draw much attention and see participation of rallying enthusiasts from across the world. Stay tuned for further updates. 

  

 

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