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Gill, Veiby locked in fierce contest for APRC crown ; 39 entries for FMSCI MRF Indian National Rally Championship

Chikkamagaluru, November 23: Excitement and expectations have reached unprecedented levels as the Coffee Day India Rally 2017 which doubles up as the fifth and concluding round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship, organized by the Motor Sports Club of Chikkamagalur, commences here tomorrow after tonight’s ceremonial flag-off at the sponsors Coffee Day Global premises. The fourth round of the MRF FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship, promoted by Ramakrishna Race Performance Management, Kolkata, will be run concurrently with 39 entries. The highlight of the weekend gala will be the title shootout between defending APRC champion Gaurav Gill and his Team MRF mate

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Heartbreak for Ruhaan after finishing 12th in World Finals

Portimao (Portugal), November 12: Ruhaan Alva, the 11-year old schoolboy from Bengaluru and representing the Birel Art India team, marked his debut in the World Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals here on Saturday with a creditable 12th place finish in the Micro Max category out of 34 starters, only to be disqualified on a technicality. Ruhaan, supported by Play Factory and Sona Miller, was disqualified for being underweight by a mere 100 grams during the mandatory post-race weigh-in. As per regulations, the kart along with the driver in full racing gear, including the helmet, should weigh 110 Kgs, but Ruhaan tipped

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Bengaluru girl Aishwarya fourth in Raid de Himalaya

Leh (J & K), October 13: Aishwarya Pissay riding a factory-supported TVS Apache RTR 200, endured the grueling 19th Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya Rally to finish a creditable fourth in her category and the only female rider to complete course in the “Xtreme” category of the week-long event which concluded here today. The Raid, which has earned notoriety for breaking the hardiest of men and machines, is considered to be among the toughest rallies in the World as the participants have to negotiate treacherous terrain and high altitude mountain passes. Aishwarya, the 21-year old from Bengaluru and first-ever National champion among

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Bengaluru schoolboy Ruhaan Alva fifth in Grand Prix Finals

Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy), October 9: India’s Ruhaan Alva, the schoolboy from Bengaluru, finished a creditable fifth after starting the finals 10th on the grid in the Easykart Grand Prix Finals here on Sunday. Ruhaan, who is supported by Birel Art, the leading Italian kart manufacturer, had a disappointing start to the weekend. Struggling for pace, he was placed ninth in his group and 19th overall after the qualifying practice session. Later, he finished Heat-1 in fifth place after making 14 places and was leading in Heat-2 when he was shunted off the track, but recovered to cross the line in eighth.

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Bengaluru girl Aishwarya Pissay set for Raid de Himalaya

Bengaluru, October 7: Aishwarya Pissay, the newly crowned first-ever National two-wheeler racing champion in the girls category, is all set to renew her campaign in the 19th Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya, which is scheduled to start from Manali, Himachal Pradesh, tomorrow as she seeks to make up for her disappointing debut last year. Aishwarya, the 21-year old from Bengaluru, who also won the Indian Rally championship for girls earlier this year, is supported by TVS Racing and will be riding a specially prepared Apache RTR 200 in the Moto Xtreme (2-Wheeler) category that has 43 entrants, during the weeklong event. Aishwarya has entered in

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