Racing events in India has been taken turn towards unconventional events in recent times. Gulf Oil announces the exciting racing event 2013 Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally to be held on 7th July 2013, in Mumbai. It is one of its kind scooter rally which is open to all Indian-made scooters – 2-stroke, 4-stroke and gearless. The event’s Flag off will take place from Our Lady’s Home in Parel at 8.30 am and to be ended at K Star Hotel in CBD Belapur.
The rally will stretch over 80 kms comprising of two legs – the tarmac section from Parel to Belapur in Navi Mumbai and the second leg would be the ‘competition sector’ which will be the off-road leg held around the backwoods of Belapur. The second leg will be more challenging, which will be an 8 km course to be traversed three times over. Speaking about the event, Mr. Ravi Chawla, President & CEO, Gulf Oil India, Lubricant Business said, “The Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally is one of its kind sporting events in India involving only scooters. The rough terrain especially in the second leg will be a true test of rider skills involving concentration, scooter maneuverability, endurance and experience. Having being associated with motorsports for over 25 years now, we are proud to be the lead sponsors of this event and I wish all the participants all the best for the race.”
The rally has been one of the most awaited motor sports events in the country and has seen participation from all corners of Mumbai - Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Pune, as well as from Dehradun and Bhopal. Rustom Patel, was last year’s winner who will be competing against Mumbai’s Avtar Singh, who was the winner of the 2011 rally.
This year a total of 40 entries will be accepted on first come basis. Sportscraft holds exclusive right to reject and increase the number of participants. The winner of 2013 will take home Rs. 75,000.
Entry forms are available and accepted only at the SPORTSCRAFT office, Chitrakut, 3rd Floor, Siri Road, Chowpatty Bandstand, Mumbai 400 006. Tel. 022 - 23677631 or web site – sportscraftindia.com.