Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally 2014 sees 3 women participants

TVS Racing Team’s Bangalorean rider, R Nataraj rode to victory on his TVS Wego at the 25th Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally at Navi Mumbai. 36 riders joined the challenge, and Natraj outpaced Shamim Khan riding a Mahindra Rodeo by a split .04 seconds while timing 00.27.30 seconds in penalties.

Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally funShamim Khan (Nasik) won monsoon rally in 2003 and 2004 and finished this weekend at a time of 00.27.34 seconds in 2nd place ahead of defending champion, Bhopal’s Muzaffar Ali on a Mahindra Rodeo who finished in 3rd place in 00.27.47 seconds in penalties.

Ravi Chawla, Managing Director, Gulf Oil Lubricants Limited flagged off the 35 km Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally 2014 at Our Lady’s Home in Parel. Nashik’s Amit Belgaokar and Shashank Shewale finished 4th and 5th, 40 seconds ahead of 4-time champion Manjeet Singh Bassan on his LML Vespa, who came in 6th. He did win in Class S2 -111cc upto 160cc 2-stroke Group C, and was adjudged best Mumbai rider.

2014 Gulf Monsoon Scooter RallyMumbai’s Jinen Shah was the best first-timer and received the late Firdosh Vajifdar trophy. 3 women participants this year were Lorettoa D’lomen (23) who was here for her 2nd stint, Nidhi Shukla (21) and Haryana’s Kimi Arora (26). Shukla was adjudged best lady driver.

GULF MONSOON SCOOTER RALLY – 6TH JULY 2014
RESULT
POSITION COMP NO NAME OF THE RIDER MAKE TIME
OVERALL WINNERS
1st – TROPHY & Rs. 10000 10 R. NATARAJ TVS VEGO 00:27:30
2nd – TROPHY & Rs. 8500 24 SHAMIM KHAN MAHINDRA RODEO 00:27:34
3rd – TROPHY & Rs. 7500 7 MUZAFFAR ALI MAHINDRA RODEO 00:27:47
4th – TROPHY & Rs. 4500 44 AMIT BELGAONKAR YAMAHA RAY – 2 00:30:06
5th – TROPHY & Rs. 3000 20 SHASHANK SHEWALE MAHINDRA RODEO 00:30:46
CLASS S1 – 81CC UPTO 110CC – 2 STROKE, GROUP – C
1ST – TROPHY & RS. 3000 79 NISHIT ZAVERI KINETIC HONDA 00:33:35
2ND – TROPHY & RS.2500 75 ROHAN THAKUR KINETIC MARVEL 00:33:50
3RD – TROPHY & Rs. 2000 28 NILESH THAKARE KINETIC HONDA 00:34:49
CLASS S2 – 111CC UPTO 160CC – 2 STROKE, GROUP – C
1ST – TROPHY & RS. 3000 25 MANJIT SINGH BASSAN LML VESPA 00:32:03
2ND – TROPHY & RS.2500 26 CHINMAY BISHT LML VESPA 00:34:57
3RD – TROPHY & Rs. 2000 64 LOVEPREET SINGH LML VESPA 00:35:30
CLASS FSG – UPTO 160CC – 4 STROKE, GROUP – C
1ST – TROPHY & RS. 3000 10 R. NATARAJ TVS VEGO 00:27:30
2ND – TROPHY & RS.2500 24 SHAMIM KHAN MAHINDRA RODEO 00:27:34
3RD – TROPHY & Rs. 2000 7 MUZAFFAR ALI MAHINDRA RODEO 00:27:47
BEST LADY DRIVER ENTERING IN TWO WHEELER RALLY
GIFT & TROPHY 47 NIDHI SHUKLA SUZUKI ACCESS 00:39:20
BEST PERFORMANCE BY THE FIRST TIMER ENTERING IN TWO WHEELER RALLY
LATE FIRDOSH VAJIFDAR
TROPHY & Rs. 2500
81 JINEN SHAH TVS JUPITER 00:38:37
BEST MUMBAI RIDER
TROPHY & RS. 2000 25 MANJIT SINGH BASSAN LML VESPA 00:32:03
BEST THANA & NAVI MUMBAI RIDER
TROPHY & RS. 2000 22 VIKRAM BOPARAI LML VESPA 00:38:37
BEST NASHIK RIDER
TROPHY & RS. 2000 79 NISHIT ZAVERI KINETIC HONDA 00:33:35
BEST BHOPAL RIDER
TROPHY & RS. 2000 68 ASIF KHAN KINETIC HONDA 00:35:56
BEST JODHPUR RIDER
TROPHY & RS. 2000 42 ABHISHEK DIWAKAR MAHINDRA RODEO 00:48:30
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