2013 schedule of events of Indian National Rally Championships has been revealed as FMSCI gets ready to offer some enhanced rallying experiences in the current year. Scheduled to commence from March 2013, the new season will see entry of Tarmac stages with two rallies to be held in Nashik and Cochin on sealed surfaces.
Speaking on the new schedule of events, Mr Vicky Chandhok, President of FMSCI stated that though the past year’s events were not as per standard, the year ahead is being viewed with great expectations and preparations are in full swing to ensure that it is a resounding success.
Drivers from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka will also be participating in these championships which commences with the MMSC South Indian Rally in Chennai on March 22, 2013. INRC events will comprise of two classes of championships. One will be Group N 1601-2000 cc cars while the second will be for cars upto 1600cc. The championships will also mark entry of Maruti Suzuki SX4 and Volkswagen Polo for the first time in rally championships.