Nashik 28th Aug. – Sunday was a thrilling day around Nashik. With sensuous drizzling showers, Kavanai village and Bhandardara people witnessed the Rally of Maharashtra action today. This year WISA has introduced new stage, Kavanai. This stage runs around Bhavali Dam reservoir. Very beautiful.
Gaurav , as expected, was leading the first stage with only 8min 42 sec. Arjun Rao Arror yesterday promised in the Press Conference to give tough fight to Gaurav. Proving it to be correct he was behind Gaurav with 9 min 16 sec.
Comp No 5 Samir Thapar could not finish even the first stage. His car went off road, causing him to leave the rally.
Comp No 11, Dean Mascarehans toppled his car in the first stage. Hence had to leave the competition.
Amitrajit suffered with puncture in the first stage. So finished 5th in INRC overall category.