India Speed Week scheduled from December 9-11 in Kolkata
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India Speed Week scheduled from December 9-11 in Kolkata

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Elite Octane Inc. has officially revealed dates and venue for the 2016 India Speed Week. This year the drag racing event will be organized in Kolkata from December 9-11. This is also the first time that Drag Racing is being held at such a huge scale on an Air Strip in India.

India Speed Week is being organized under guidance of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) in Kolkata. It will be a quarter mile (0.4m) format and will be conducted across different classes of vehicles on the basis of engine cubic capacity and level of modification.

Speed Ambassadors Tollywood Actress Koel Mallick With Footballer Bhaichung Bhutia
Speed Ambassadors Tollywood Actress Koel Mallick With Footballer Bhaichung Bhutia

The highlight of this event will be drag races held on the kilometer long airstrip of Behala Flying Club. Participation is expected from across the country while spectators to the event could number around 25,000.

An ideal platform for both domestic and international automaker to showcase their vehicles, 2016 India Speed Week will have a number of celebrities in attendance. These are slated to include former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia, who will be the ‘Face of the Event’ and Bollywood stars like John Abraham, Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor who will be present at the Flag Off of the Drag Races.

Amit Modi Felicitating Sanjay Jain Reder Regional Executive Director Eastern Region Airport Authorities Of India
Amit Modi Felicitating Sanjay Jain Reder Regional Executive Director Eastern Region Airport Authorities Of India

Besides sporting events, auto exhibitions, adventure sports and entertainment is also planned across the three days of 2016 India Speed Week. Booking of tickets open from 1st November 2016 at www.bookmyshow.com

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