Volkswagen Polo and Maruti Suzuki SX4 to debut at 2013 INRC: FMSCI

The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) have revealed the calendar for 2013 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC). They have also revealed that there…

The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) have revealed the calendar for 2013 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC). They have also revealed that there will be two new cars which will debut at the rallying scene in India for the first time, Volkswagen Polo hatchback and Maruti Suzuki SX4 sedan.

Indian National Rally Championships (INRC) 2012 season is something most Rally aficionados would prefer not to talk about. However, an eight round calendar has been announced for 2013 and INCR is poised for a historic comeback. The season gets off to a flying start earlier than usually seen in the past with the first round being held in Chennai in March 2013.

Tarmac rallies are also being announced and Nashik is seen as one of the fastest tarmac rallies while Cochin will also see two tarmac rounds in the coming year. There will be two classes for the 2013 season which will include Group N class for cars upto 2000cc while the second group will comprise of cars upto 1600cc.

During 2013, high performers, Maruti Suzuki SX4 and Volkswagen Polo will be making their debut in INRC in the 1600cc class. Rules and regulations for the coming year will remain unchanged with the Junior Indian Rally Championships only allowing drivers upto ages of 27 years while IRC or Indian Rally Championships are open to foreign participation in Group N4 cars. For more information, scroll down.