Mahindra Adventure Dominates K-1000 Rally
Mahindra Adventure’s Super XUV500 won the top three positions at the 40th edition of the K 1000 rally, the 5th round of the Indian Rally Championship (IRC) 2014.
The highlights of Team Mahindra Adventure’s triumph was the great performance of the Super XUV500 driven by current APRC champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sheriff), who won the rally, followed by the current Desert Storm Champion Sunny Sidhu (co-driver PVS Murthy) and the reigning Indian Rally Champion, Amittrajit Ghosh (co-driver Ashwin Naik) who came in third overall. With the coveted top three positions, Team Mahindra Adventure has swept the IRC title this year.
Vivek Nayer, Chief Marketing Officer, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. commented, “This unprecedented victory by Mahindra SUVs is yet another testimony of the tough and rugged DNA of Mahindra vehicles. Having already won the top positions in three of the four rounds of the Indian Rally Championship, our emphatic win at the prestigious ‘K 1000 Rally 2014′, has sealed our position for the overall title of IRC.”
Mahindra team had won the Rally of Maharashtra, Rally of Coimbatore, Rally De Bengal and finally the K 1000 Rally.
- 1st – Gaurav Gill/Musa Sherif (Mahindra Adventure) (01hr:35min:32sec)
- 2nd – Sunny Sidhu/PV Srinivas Murthy (Mahindra Adventure) (01hr:36min:31sec)
- 3rd – Amittrajit Ghosh/Ashwin Naik (Mahindra Adventure) (01hr:38min:17sec)