Car Rally

  • Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally concludes; Jagmeet Gill, Chandas Das emerge as winners December 25, 2013

    Jagmeet Gill and Chandas Das, winners of this year's Raid De Himalaya TSD Category, have lifted the overall winner's trophy at the Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally which concluded in Dehradun. Gill, who was leading on Day One, slipped to the fifth position overall on day two of the rally. On the...
  • Jagmeet Gill, Chandan Das lead Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally December 22, 2013

    The country's top TSD rally crews were engaged in a bitter battle for the winner's trophy in the first Uttarakhand Adventure Car Rally which was flagged off in Dehradun on Sunday morning with 31 teams participating and all reaching Auli Ski resort for the night halt after surviving a snowfall en...
  • Top motorists to participate in Adventure Car Rally December 15, 2013

    The husband-wife team of Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D’Souza from Bangalore head a strong field of 35 entries participating in the three-day, 1,000-km Uttarkhand Adventure Car Rally commencing in Dehradun on Dec 21. Uttarakhand Tourism is organising the rally that has been designed to touch some of the major tourism hotspots...
  • Man held for posting edited rally footage on youtube August 24, 2013

    A man, working with a Mumbai-based motor-sport firm, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly editing footage of a rally navigator during a championship event in a video sharing website, which reportedly jeopardised the profession and reputation of a city-based co-driver. Based on a complaint from rally car navigator/co-driver Vivek Ponnusamy, Yohan...
  • Bollywood has denigrated women: Victor Banerjee March 5, 2013

    Dali City: By degrading women to mere sex objects, Bollywood is not only destroying the country's rich heritage but also leading to more incidents of molestation and rape in urban centres, veteran actor Victor Banerjee has said. "Bollywood is a cancer. Hindi commercial cinema has denigrated women. We owe a...
  • Car rally to put pressure on Govt: Kiran Bedi December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Kiran Bedi on Sunday said that the car and bike rally is being held across the country to continue the pressure on the government on Lokpal. "They have gone back on whatever the Prime Minister and Parliament had promised, Keeping the CBI under their control they...
  • Watch: Testing cars at the Raid De Himalaya 2009 November 7, 2009

    New Delhi: This week, the Overdrive team goes to Batal, on the other side of the Rohtang Pass. The team signs up as a marshall to put man and machine through a grueling test, namely, the Raid De Himalaya 2009 rally. ...
  • Gaurav Gill set for APR Championship in Japan July 10, 2009

    New Delhi: India's Gaurav Gill will battle reigning champion Cody Cocker in Japan at the Asia-Pacific Rally this weekend. The 27-year-old Indian will pair up with Japan's Katsuhiko Taguchi for Team MRF who are nine points behind championship leaders team Subaru. "I am looking forward to it," said Gill about Rally Hokkaido...
  • Blind rally gives the visually impaired a chance to drive May 31, 2009

    New Delhi: 15-year-old Manoj can't see. He doesn't know what Mathura Road or Sundar Nagar look like in the Capital. But while navigating a big car during the weekend, he knew exactly where both roads were and where they led to. “I really enjoyed myself. I was given a paper in...
  • India's top rally driver Gaurav Gill shows racing skills December 30, 2008

    Driving in competition isn't just about speed. It also involves more than a fair bit of skill. So, who better that India's top rally driver, Gaurav Gill, for a crash course. ...
  • Mumbai plays host to Blind Man's Car Rally February 11, 2008

    Sixty teams took part in the unique race in Mumbai on Sunday....
  • Rallyist Naren set to make a mark on world stage August 2, 2007

    Bangalore: In a country where all sports begins and ends with cricket, rallying hardly figures in the scheme of things. But for some daredevils the need for speed is all consuming. Naren Kumar is one such daredevil and has won 36 rallies so far. Kumar may not be a Narain Karthikeyan...
  • Drivers in top gear for Kerala Monsoon Rally August 29, 2007

    Nedumbassery (Kerala): The second Maruti Suzuki Monsoon Car Rally was flagged off from Nedumbassery in Kerala on Saturday. The event, where drivers are required to cover a certain distance within a specified time, will run through Idukki, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts over two days. Approved by the Motorsports Association of India...
  • Chennai in top gear with vintage car rally July 23, 2007

    When we talk cars these days, it’s usually about the latest to hit the road. In Chennai on Sunday morning, the reverse happened. Hop on for a vintage car rally. ...
  • What turns cars into mean machines June 17, 2007

    Chikmagalur (Bangalore): Be it a Cedia, a Baleno, a Gypsy or the low cost Esteem, the car is stripped to its bare minimum, no back seat, no add on accessories to turn it into mean machines for car rallies. But the engines and tires are replaced with rally tyres with extra...
  • South India's fast and furious rallyists June 19, 2007

    Chikmagalur (Karnataka): The fast and the furious down south put up an enthralling show of speed at the Coffee day Championship Rally in Chikmagalur. ...
  • SAARC car rally to pass through Mumbai April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: The SAARC Car Rally which is passing through five countries will enter Mumbai on Thursday night. The rally consisting of 28 cars and around 84 participants has so far covered over 3,500 kilometres and will be welcomed in the city at the historic Gateway of India. ...
  • SAARC care rally enters Pakistan June 19, 2007

    Amritsar: The first SAARC car rally crossed the Wagah joint land check-post between India and Pakistan on Wednesday. The rally will halt at Lahore city on Wednesday night. A total of 28 Tata Safari sports utility vehicles (SUVs) crossed the international border with great fanfare on both sides. Participants in the...
  • SAARC car rally enroute to Pak June 18, 2007

    Chandigarh: To the beat of the drum and music by a police band, the first SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) car rally reached the city Tuesday evening. The 30-car rally, which had left Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh March 15, will cross over to Pakistan on Wednesday from the...
  • Lookahead: What's making news June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Shyam Saran is in Australia to talk about India's N-aspirations, Lakme India Fashion week begins on Tuesday as does the first ever SAARC car rally. Here is a look at what's likely to be in the news on Tuesday. India's N-aspirations Special envoy on the nuclear issue, Shyam Saran, will...
  • SAARC car rally enters India June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The first leg of the SAARC Car Rally ended with participants crossing over to India after Bangladesh extended unbelievable hospitality to the rallyists. The rally comprises 102 cars covering 8000 km in 31 days. Fifty-two of the participants are from India. The rallyists will touch each of the seven SAARC...