‘Raid de Himalaya’ rally from Oct 8 - watsupptoday.com
‘Raid de Himalaya’ rally from Oct 8
Posted 06 Oct 2018 10:48 AM

JAMMU: Over 140 drivers and riders are taking part in a 20th edition of the Raid de Himalaya-the world’s highest cross-country motorsport challenge being organised from October 8 to 14, 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir.
This was stated by one of pioneers of the Jammu and Kashmir State, Taufeeq Mughal of Polaris in a press conference here on Friday.
Taufeeq, who will be making comeback after achieving podium position in Indian Baja while riding 400 sportsman of Polaris, said that the rally will pass through areas including Leh and Kargil. Taufeeq will now be riding Polaris 570 sportsman.
With top sponsors like Techno Automobiles Delhi Sandeep Bansil, Polaris India, Mapmy India Manpreet and Jeep India /National Jeep Jammu (Service) in the rally, he said, the event will be focused to promote youth of the State into this.
Among others will be Deepak Shachdava and Japjyot Singh, who have been rallying for last one year and got almost 15-18 podiums in TSD, he said.
Rihen, a rider turned driver, has been in this field for the last 15 years and has proven his metal with first time in history of J&K, a driver from Kargil, will be accompanied by Ali Akhoon in the gypsy.

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