Suresh Rana dominates the first day at 17th Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya

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17th MS Raid de Himalaya - day 1 (2)

Suresh Rana was seen to be leading on day one of the action of the 17th Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya which culminated in Manali today. Day one of the rally saw the participants negotiate the beautiful route that passes through Shimla to Manali. The roads got slimmer and the green hills were a cherry on the cake from Shimla to Baldeyan. 

17th MS Raid de Himalaya - day 1

The S Cross model made its debut in the rallying terrain, and finished at the second position in the adventure category. Manali Man Suresh Rana driving his Grand Vitara manoeuvred the challenging tracks to lead pack in the Xtreme (4×4) category with a time score of 1:45:48 hours followed closely by Raj Singh Rathore 1:47:12 hours. In the adventure category, Jag meet Gill along with his co-driver finishing first with a penalty time of 1 minute 45 seconds, followed by Rajesh Chalana and his co-driver Yogesh Gupta. 

17th MS Raid de Himalaya - day 1 (5)

Amongst the bikers, Arvind KP was leading with an overall time score of 1:39 hours followed by Natraj R 1:40:30 and Ashish Saurabh 1:41:22 hours.  The rally now moves to Dalhousie to cover another 400 km in the second leg of Raid-de-Himalaya. 

Day 1 Results


Cars Extreme

1.       Suresh Rana – 1.45.48

2.       Raj Singh Rathore- 1:47:12

3.       Harpreet Bawa- 1:48:00

 Bikes Extreme

1.       Arvind KP- 1:39:10

2.       Natraj R- 1.40.30

3.       Ashish Saurabh Moudhghil – 1:41:22

 Adventure Trial –

1.       Jagmeet Gill &  Chandana Sen- 1 minute 45 seconds

2.       Rajesh Chalana & Yogesh Gupta – 1 minutes 46 seconds

3.       Subir Roy & Nirav Mehta –1 minute 51 seconds

17th MS Raid de Himalaya – day 1
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