Tata Motor Logo

Tata Motors Blaze de Rajasthan concludes in Pink City Press kit

Download press kit

11 June, 2012

  • First competitive time-speed-distance off-road activity organised by Tata Motors
  • Driver – Sanjay Takale, Co-Driver – Musthafa driving a Tata Xenon wins 4WD Expert category
  • Driver – Jagmeet Gill, Co-Driver – Ravee Patel driving a Toyota Fortuner wins 4WD Armature category
  • Driver – G. Moorthy, Co-Driver – Nagarajan driving a Tata Sumo Gold wins 2WD category
  • Driver – Virendar Singh, Co-Driver – Jatin Paliwal driving a Maruti Esteem wins 2WD category
  • Driver – Sonu Bambi, Co-Driver – Gauri Gupta driving a Tata Indigo CS wins women’s category

The 1st competitive off-roading motorsports rally, organised by Tata Motors, successfully concluded in the Pink City of Jaipur on Sunday, June 10. The day long 300km rally was flagged-off from Hotel Fern, with over 53 vehicles of different makes, competing in a time, speed, and distance challenge.

With the rally comprising of three main categories – 4WD, 2WD and Women’s team, the event saw participation from motorsports enthusiasts from all over the country. Participants from Kashmir, two teams from Kolkata and almost 8 participants from North, South and Western India participated in the event. Participants maneuvered challenging routes and rugged terrains, prepared specially for this off-roading activity with the routes customised in-line with the experience and expectations of participants, ensuring they made the most out of their vehicles.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jatin Lakra, Head-Marketing-Sumo and Grande, Tata Motors said, "We are delighted with the response and participation we have received after hosting the first edition of a competitive off-roading rally in Jaipur, from SUV and passenger car owners from across the country. Tata Motors through its motorsports division, Tata Motors Full Throttle, hopes to create and cultivate motorsports in India, by giving enthusiast a platform to experience the true capabilities of their vehicles, and to learn and discuss the thrill of motorsports."

The terrain of TATA MOTORS BLAZE DE RAJASTHAN encompassed in-city drives, hilly tarmac sections, sandy trails, an extreme trail and tracks specially made to test the navigation skills of participants. Thar Motorsports was the program partner, for planning and execution of this event with Tata Motors organising all logistical, medical and service support for these expeditions.

FINAL RESULTS of TATA MOTORS BLAZE DE RAJASTHAN

4WD Expert Category

POSITION

DRIVER / CO-DRIVER

VEHICLE

1st place

Driver – Sanjay Takale
Co-Driver – Musthafa

Tata Xenon

2nd place

Driver – Jagmeet Gill
Co-Driver – Ravee Patel

Tata Safari

3rd place

Driver – Sachin Singh
Co-Driver – Shankar Anand

Maruti Gypsy

4WD Amateur Category

POSITION

DRIVER / CO-DRIVER

VEHICLE

1st place

Driver – Kartik Khanijo
Co-Driver – Ambrish

Toyota Fortuner

2nd place

Driver – Ambrish Sanghi
Co-Driver – Aayush Rathore

BMW X3

3rd place

Driver – Pradeep Dhingra
Co-Driver – Aashish Chowdhary

Maruti Gypsy

2WD Expert Category

POSITION

DRIVER / CO-DRIVER

VEHICLE

1st place

Driver – G. Moorthy
Co-Driver – Nagarajan

Tata Sumo Gold

2nd place

Driver – Pushan
Co-Driver – Sekar

Tata Sumo Grande

3rd place

Driver – Sunish Kumar
Co-Driver – Dhiraj Arora

Tata Sumo Grande

2WD Amateur Category

POSITION

DRIVER / CO-DRIVER

VEHICLE

1st place

Driver – Virendar Singh
Co-Driver – Jatin Paliwal

Maruti Esteem

2nd place

Driver – Rajeev Rawat
Co-Driver – Jai Rawat

Ford Endeavour

3rd place

Driver – Mohsin Anshuman
Co-Driver – Koyal Verma

Maruti 800

Women’s Team

POSITION

DRIVER / CO-DRIVER

VEHICLE

1st place

Driver – Sonu Bambi
Co-Driver – Gauri Gupta

Tata Indigo CS

2nd place

Driver – Rakhi Sharma /
Co-Driver – Bharti Sharma

Hyundai Santro

3rd place

Driver – Priyanka Dutt
Co-Driver – Rajni Dutt

Maruti Swift Dzire

Tata Motors Full Throttle recently launched two other off-roading properties, for owners of Tata Motors SUV”s, under the Full Throttle banner, called Tata Motors Full Throttle Experience and Tata Motors Full Throttle Trails. Full Throttle Experience is an off-roading expedition which spans over a number of days, with the first expedition being flagged off from New Delhi on June 22. A total of 6 Experience Expeditions have been planned over the year. Full Throttle Trails are half-day off-roading events, with a total of 21 trails, with the next trail being organised in Ludhiana on June 17.

Tata Motors was the first manufacturer in the country to create a new SUV segment with the launch of Tata Sierra in 1991, followed by the launch of Tata Sumo in 1994. The Tata Sumo became the first passenger vehicle to cross 1 lakh units in 3 years. Tata Motors was also the pioneer in launching a true blooded SUV in India with the launch of the Tata Safari in 1998. Shift-on-the-fly (electronic) 4X4 was introduced for the first time by any automobile manufacturer on the Tata Safari in the country. The most feature packed, Tata Aria, was launched in 2010. Torque-on-Demand System, In-dash GPS-based Navigation System, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Hydroform chassis and six airbags are some of those features.

About Tata Motors Full throttle:

Tata Motors launched the Tata Motors Full Throttle in February 2011, as a platform for steering the company’s participation in motor sports and allied activities. The platform also helps the company, in organising and synergising all efforts and activities, in the area of motor sports, including development and testing. Tata Motors Full Throttle has been victorious in some of the most reputed rallies namely Desert Storm, Dakshin Dare, Raid De Himalaya, Eastern Mountain Safari rally and the Hornbill International Motor rally.

The Tata Motors’ utility vehicle portfolio comprises of the recently launched, Tata Sumo Gold, the premium Crossover Tata Aria, the Tata Sumo Grande, the Tata Safari 4×4, the Tata Sumo 4×4 and the lifestyle pick-up Tata Xenon XT.

To take part in these adventurous off-roading activities, enthusiasts can mail Tata Motors at trails@tatamotorsfullthrottle.com or experiences@tatamotorsfullthrottle.com, or can visit us at http://www.tatamotorsfullthrottle.com/

Distributorship Enquiry Form

Captcha
Refresh Icon

List Your Country Enquiry Form

Captcha
Refresh Icon
Happy to connect

Happy to connect

Tata Motors Customer Care
  • Dealer LocatorDealer
    Locator
  • EMI CalculatorEMI
    Calculator

    EMI Calculator

    %
    EMI (per month) Rupee Symbol 0

    The information provided by the calculator is for illustrative purposes only. Actual EMI may vary as per exact loan offering. Please contact your nearest Tata Motors dealer for further details. EMI calculation reflects amounts in Indian Rupees rounded to the nearest whole number.

    EMI calculations are based on zero advance EMI scheme alone.

  • Contact UsContact
    Us