One of the toughest motorsport events, the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya’s 13th edition has finally concluded and this event encompassed 2k kms and 6 days of grueling climes. More than 200 people participated in this event. Not only this, there were teams from Germany, Italy and also Belgium participating in this event. The X-treme 4WD class saw the likes of Ashwin Naik and Suresh Rana clinching a victory for the 6th time and that too in a Maruti Gypsy. Their top rankings were substantiated with the fact that they had top billings in the 6 days that they were competing.
Finishing second was the team of Virendra Kashyap and Harpreet Singh Bawa whereas the team from Shakti Bajaj comprising of BN Prakash and group managed a third position. The Raheja brothers dominated the Adventure Trial category with them driving a Grand Vitara. M K Mustafa and Amol Satoskar claimed the second spot while the third place was graced with the likes of K Prasad and Sreedhar Urs. Both the Xtreme as also the Adventure category were placed on two different terrains but both were equally challenging and needless to say, treacherous.