Mangaluru to Goa: The Mahindra Adventure Monsoon Challenge 2016

Mumbai, 04 July 2016: The 6th edition of the Mahindra Adventure Monsoon Challenge 2016 concluded in Goa with more than 30 Mahindra vehicles participating in a challenging route covering 650 kms over 2 days from Mangaluru to Goa.

The Monsoon Challenge is one of India’s biggest and richest TSD (time, speed, distance) rallies. The route this year had highways, B roads and rough road stretches with the magnificent Western Ghats as a backdrop and participants competed under the Open Category, Challenge Category, Corporate Category, Couple Category & Media Category.

In the Open Class Category, V Santhosh Kumar and T Nagarajan bagged the first place, while Wilson Padayattil and Sreejith PA emerged winners in the Challenge Category. Vinay Kumar BP and Ravi Kumar BM were the winners in the Corporate Category, and in the Couple Category, Dr N Raaj Mohan and Chithra Venkatessalu were declared winners. There was a special category for the participants in the media category which was bagged by Balamurugan and T. Vijay from Motorvikatan, Chennai.

Held under the Mahindra Adventure umbrella, the Mahindra Adventure Monsoon Challenge is a part of the Challenges series of motorsport events that were launched five years ago. A unique concept, as the name suggests, TSD rallies are not only about speed but about calculated precision of time and distance. The driver and the navigator are expected to keep a track of time in tandem with the distance covered. This event is been approved by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) and is held especially for Mahindra vehicle owners.

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