TVS Racing gears up for Desert Storm 2019
A seven-rider squad of TVS Racing is all geared up for the Desert Storm 2019, scheduled to take place from May 8 to 11 in the dunes of Thar in Rajasthan.
New Delhi (PTI): A seven-rider squad of TVS Racing is all geared up for the Desert Storm 2019, scheduled to take place from May 8 to 11 in the dunes of Thar in Rajasthan.
The Team includes Adrien Metge from France, Abdul Wahid Tanveer, R Nataraj, Rajendra RE and Aishwarya Pissay from India in Group A (above 250cc category).
In Group B (upto 250 cc category), Imran Pasha and Sachin will battle it out. The ceremonial flag off along with the scrutineering of bikes took place in the Capital today and the teams are now off to Rajasthan for the start.
Desert Storm, touted to be the longest cross-country rally in India, comprises over 600kms of extremely harsh special stages in addition to over 900kms of transport stages. The four-day long Rally will see over 100 teams sweating it out in high temperatures, treacherous dune crossings and fast technical gravel straights which will pose an exciting challenge to the competitors.
The first stage covers a total distance of 158kms, starting from tomorrow from Bikaner, Rajasthan. Commenting on the team, B Selvaraj, Team Manager, TVS Racing says, "It gives us immense pleasure to be a part of the current edition of the Desert Storm. The Rally is one of the most gruelling Rallies that spread over varied terrains in Rajasthan for 4 days.
"The takeaways from such Rally events are huge as it results in improving the teams' technical capability and provides inputs for the development of robust motorcycles. We have a strong line-up of racers including the experienced Adrien Metge joining from France who will aim for a strong podium finish."