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Bhopal to host Gulf Autocross exclusively for scooters

Encouraged by the success of its ULF Monsoon Scooter Rally in Mumbai, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd.  staging an Autocross exclusively for scooters in association with Sportscraft in Bhopal on September 10. This is the first time that autocross only for scooters is being staged in the country. The event will be conducted over two days at the Adventure sports Ground, opposite Ayurvedic Hospital/College, J. Nehru Nagar, Bhopal. On September 9 is scrutiny of vehicles and briefing for the riders, while on Sunday, September 10 is the actual event. An Autocross is strictly a competitive event like in any sport. To put it

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Rank outsider Venkatesh Shetty wins Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally

Favourites took a beating in the 28th Gulf Oil Lubricants Monsoon Scooter Rally, organised by Sportscraft, on Sunday. Rank outsider Venkatesh Shetty of Lorraine’s Racing, riding an Aprilia SR 150, overcame a strong field that included a host of former champions and tough conditions to emerge triumphant in the popular two-wheeler time trial, run over the backwoods of Navi Mumbai. In a field of 54 riders , the Mumbai rider, rode judiciously over the dirt tracts to win the grueling 35-km rally in a timing of 25 minutes and 15 seconds in penalties.  In the process he left former champions Syed Asif Ali, Shamim Khan,

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Stage set for 2 Wheeler MRF Rally of Coimbatore 2017.

Stage set for 2 Wheeler MRF Rally of Coimbatore 2017. All eyes will be on Coimbatore next weekend when the Fifth Round of the MRF MoGrip FMSCI National Rally Championship for two-wheelers takes place in the motorsport-loving city. The MRF 2W Rally of Coimbatore, promoted by Godspeed (Pune) and organised by Coimbatore Auto Sports Club (CASC), will be conducted in a mix of dirt and gravel Special Stages. Coimbatore, as some may be aware, has a rich motorsport tradition. The CASC have been pioneers in organising top-notch events for over four decades, thus carving a niche for itself in Indian motorsport. “The club

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59 entries for 28th Edition of Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally

A record 59 entries have been received for the 28th edition of the Monsoon Scooter Rally, sponsored by Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd. and organized by Sportscraft, on July 1-2. Among them are several former champions including last year’s winner Syed Asif Ali of Bhopal, runner-up Shamin Khan of Nashik, Rustom Patel, Manjeet Singh Bassan, Avtar Singh, Muzzafar Ali, Kunal Rao, E. Shekharan, Sheshraj Yadav, Pinkesh Thakkar Shashank Shewale and Nikunj Gala Like previous rallies, an interesting duel is expected this Sunday too over the backwoods of Navi Mumbai as over the last few years none of the abovementioned riders have been able

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