After leading the Chennai Super Kings in Bengaluru to clinch the Champions League T20 title, Dhoni was leading bikers around the Buddh International Circuit in Noida for Gulf Oil’s “Ride With Dhoni” (RWD) initative at the Bike Festival of India, again encouraging and leading young Indian talent to join professional sport. Dhoni led the ‘RWD’ 2014 winners around the Buddh International Circuit on his Gulf Oil Racing R15. The big bike boys turned into starry-eyed fans trying to get a moment with MSD.
Ravi Chawla Gulf Oil’s Managing Director personally flagged off Dhoni and the 2014 winners at BIC. He said, “M S Dhoni is not only a great leader but a legendary sportsman and an inspiration for today’s youth. With our commitment to sports and an integral association with Bike Festival of India, we are confident of communicating our brand story and experience to our young generation.”
Speaking about the event, Praveen Gupta, a passionate biker and winner from Mumbai said, “Today, two of my biggest dreams came true. I am really grateful to Gulf Oil for encouraging serious biking talent through these contests to help bikers like me see a road map to enter professional motorsport.” The National contest running on Twitter and Facebook for Biking enthusiasts by Gulf Oil found winners from Etawah, Gwalior, Mumbai, Dehradun, and more.