Car market leader Maruti Suzuki flagge
off its annual southern motorsport rally Dakshin Dare 2015 from the Orion Mall at
Bangalore today. In its 7th edition, the rally this year sees more than 40% new
participation. 105 teams comprising of 170 participants will cover a total of 2000
kms over a span of 6 days.
This year the participants will navigate through a new route covering South India’s
most scenic, yet challenging terrains of Davangere, Shimoga, Hampi, Gulbarga, Chitradurga
and Bellary. For the first time the rally culminates in the City of Pearls, Hyderabad,
where the winners will be felicitated on 8th August, 2015.
Flagging off the rally, Mr. Tarun Garg, Sr. Vice President, National Sales & Network,
Maruti Suzuki said, “Pioneered in 2009, Dakshin Dare is our effort to provide
the thrill of off-road rallying experience to motorsport enthusiasts in South India.
Dakshin Dare is a recipe of thrill, beauty, cars, talent, twists and turns. It challenges
motorsport enthusiasts to achieve greater milestones in their motorsport journey.
At Maruti Suzuki, we believe that rallies bring out the best in men and machines,
and the increasing participation each year is encouraging and helps us strengthen
such motorsport events.”
“We believe that the best part of our rallies is that we have no restriction on participation.
We encourage all motor enthusiasts to participate and enjoy the thrill of these
events,” he added.