The 2011 Mahindra Monsoon Challenge’s first edition recently concluded, following great driving skills around untamed tracks and treacherous tracks, the winners definitely made this event’s first edition an adventure to remember.
The event began in Aurangabad with almost 50 cars taking part in the race, with the adrenaline levels quite high. According to Mahindra, the climate at the event was quite perfect and went along well with the moods of the participants which included a mother-son duo to businessmen. The event, which took place over a three day time frame, saw participants beginning from Aurangabad and reaching Goa via the NH 17.
The company also stated that the last round of the 2011 Mahindra Monsoon Challenge was quite adventurous from the treacherous ghats to canopied NH 17, where every turn was met with a lot of caution. Few of the participants also had to face serious issues with their cars.
The overall price money of INR 13 lakhs was handed out under separate categories. The overall category winners were Nirav Mehta and Somdev Chanda. Meanwhile the 1st runners up included S. Shankaranand and Karthik Maruthi, while the 2nd runners up included T. Nagarajan and Ganesh Moorthy.