Nashik, June 1: The second round of FMSCI Indian Rally Championship (IRC) (Mahindra Adventure Rally of Maharashtra 2015) will be held here from June 11 to 14.
This is the only 'Tarmac' round in the country organised by Western India Sports Association (WISA). The event will start on June 11 evening with a ceremonial flag off at City Center Mall.
All the super bikers and rally cars will start in Nashik from the City Center Mall to ABB Circle to Bhosala Military High school and turn to College Road.
This year WISA has changed the format of Rally of Maharashtra. Every year the Super Special Stage was run on Friday and main stages near Bhadardara were run on Saturday and Sunday.
However, the main stages have been shifted to Friday and Saturday this year. Hence the cars will start on 12 June Friday by 6.30 am from City Center Mall.
The total distance from City Center to special stages and back is 471 kms. 117 kms is distance of special stages where the competitors try to achieve maximum speed. There are 3 special stages.
Bijoy Kumar, Chief - Mahindra Adventure said, "We are going through a phase in Indian Motorsport where it can do with a lot of support. Mahindra Adventure has been entering a factory team in Rally, Raid events as well as Indian Rally Championship. We have been supporting the Rally of Maharashtra as a sponsor and we are proud of our association with this well organised event."