Fiat Punto 90 At “Riad De Himalaya 2011” For 10 Days 2000 Km Adventure


Fiat India has sent a Fiat Grande Punto 90 HP Mutlijet Diesel on a 10 days breathtaking adventurous ride of the Himalayas on “Riad De Himalaya 2011” event organized by Himalayan Motorsport Association and approved by National Sports Federation recognized by the Government of India. Representing team Fiat India during the course of Raid De Himalaya 2011 are Pavan Choudhary- Rally Driver and Captain Nitin Anand- Navigator, who are participating in the adventure category which kick started on 11 October 2011.

On Left- Pavan Choudhary and Right- Captain Nitin Anand.

image- Team Fiat India at “Riad De Himalaya 2011”

Pavan Choudhary earlier has also been the winner of The Desert Storm 2009 – Xplore Edition and The Raid-De-Himalaya 2008 – Adventure Edition while his navigator captain Nitin Anand is a professional navigator for car rallying. He secured first Position in Raid De Himalaya 2010 and 3rd position in Desert Storm 2011.

On Left- Pavan Choudhary and Right- Captain Nitin Anand..

image- Team Fiat India at “Riad De Himalaya 2011”

The journey would commence from Shimla and reach Srinagar, covering a drive of close to 2000 Kms and 6 legs over a span of 10 days.  The 13th edition of the rally will see participation of 291 contestants who would experience the ultimate adrenaline rush that this competition has in store for them.

The RAID DE HIMALAYA ADVENTURE TRIAL, 2011 is running in compliance with the International Sporting Code of the FIA, National Competition Rules (NCR) & General Prescriptions of the FMSCI, these Supplementary Regulations and bulletins issued by FMSCI.

In its unique format this time, the X-treme and Adventure category will compete on their own treacherous paths initially but will meet at Rangdum (Rangdum, situated 3,657metres, 11,998 ft) above sea level, in an isolated region of the Suru valley in the Ladakh region and continue together via Penzi-La till the final stop at Srinagar.

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