Kaziranga, January 29, 2019
The team of Subir Roy and Nirav Mehta from Kolkata bagged the title of second edition of Northeast TSD Rally while the teams of Vijay Sharma and Vivek Vikram Singh won the first and second runners-up titles. The rally was organized jointly by Heritage Northeast and Anchal in association with Adian.
On the other hand, teams of Angita Khaund Hatibaruah and Anindita Hazarika bagged the best women’s team while Juli Gogoi and Mauchumi Kalita adjudged runner-up in women’s category. Anuj Paliwal’s team got Best Team of Northeast. Team of Bibhas Pathak and Tridip Chiangmai adjudged Best Disciplined Team.
Samarth Krishna Choudhuri won the youngest driver award and Pratap Chandra Bordoloi won the oldest navigator award. Anindita Hazarika won special award for Best Social Media post and Naku Hage Chada and Hage Bitu won Most Well Geared Team award.
The TSD Rally was organised under the guidance of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India and technical assistance from Eastern Motorsports.
The rally, which was flagged off from Guwahati on January 19th, 2019 had covered a distance of nearly 300 KMs before concluding at Borgos Resort in Kaziranga. This year, the rally has received overwhelming response as it saw participation of altogether 35 teams from Assam, Arunachal, Delhi, Kolkata and Coimbatore. The number has increased from 19 in the first ever NETSD rally held last year.
In the first leg, the teams started from Guwahati on January 19th, 2019 and travelled to Kaziranga through some difficult roads before night halt at the Borgos Resort. The second leg covered a short distance rally near Kaziranga this morning before the rally was concluded.
The rally is orgaised with the motto to create awareness on Road Safety. The TSD Rally is based on Time-Speed-Distance. The teams had to cover a specified distance at a specified speed within a specified time. Unlike other adrenaline-rushing rallies, the TSD rally is a rally where the teams have to travel at a speed between 10 KM-40 KM through difficult roads. The first edition of the rally was held from January 27 to January 29 last year.