Ooty: The third iteration of this year’s FMSCI National Super League TSD Rally Championship 2016 kicked off here on Thursday.
Titled Maruti Suzuki 'backwaters rally', the 650km adventure commenced here and will conclude in Kochi on June 19, informed a press release.
The duo of Karthick Maruthi and S Sankar Anand [Vitara Brezza] has grabbed pole position in the two previous rounds of the rally. They are closely followed by Sachin Singh [Swift] and Jagmeet Gill [Vitara Brezza].
Ahead of the Ooty leg of the championship, assistant vice president (marketing), Maruti Suzuki, Vinay Pant said, “The response to the initial two rounds of the Maruti Suzuki National Super League TSD Rally Championship has been very encouraging.”
The Backwaters Rally is the third edition of the six-legged Maruti Suzuki National Super League TSD Rally Championship that is recognised by the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI).
It will go into the Mughal Rally in Srinagar, the Rally of Gujarat and will conclude with the last rally, in Arunachal Pradesh.
(with agency inputs)