Rally of Himalayas 2022 Season To Test Extreme Motorsport Grit At High Altitudes

Manali: Second edition of the 4 day extreme motorsport eventĀ  ‘Rally of Himalayas’ got underway on Saturday here with 25 car and jeeps teams and 50 bikers taking part in it.

Speaking about the rally before it was flagged off Suresh Rana, president of Rally of Himalayas, said the route covers a total of 650 Kms and after Manali it passes through Kothi, Dhara, Dharcha and Shrinkula Pass to return back to Manali.

Rally of Himalaya 2022 flag off at Manali

The extreme off-road high altitude motor sports rally was flagged off by SDM Manali Dr. Surendra Thakur from Atal Bihari Vajpayee Mountaineering Institute on 27th August and will culminate on 30th August.

Rana, an ace motorsport rallyist who has been winner at several premier events which include 11 Raid De Himalaya winner titles ,5 Desert Storm rally wins, 3 Dakshin Dare and 7 Sajoba wins said about the preparation’s made, “our club has experienced officials and we have made all provisions for the boarding and lodging for all participants and officials.

He added that all safety measures had been adopted for the safety of the participants and the onlookers and marshals, doctors, and emergency vehicles had been strategically placed along the rally route.

The event has the support of the district administration.

Sanjay Dutta, an engineer by qualification but is a journalist by choice. He has worked for the premier new agency Press Trust of India and leading English daily Indian Express. With more than a decade of experience, he has been highlighting issues related to environment, tourism and other aspects affecting mountain ecology. Sanjay Dutta lives in a village close to Manali in Kullu valley of Himachal.

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