Durgapur car rally: Shekhar, Suvrajit advance ahead

Kolkata: Rallyists Shekhar Choudhury and Suvrajit Dutta today managed to display a fine performance at the challenging Durgapur terrain to emerge winners of the East Zone Round Two of the FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship (INTSDRC).

The duo was awarded the winners’ trophy and prize money of Rs 25,000 on Saturday by Arindam Ghosh, Director, Ramakrishna Race Performance Management (RRPM) — the clerk of the course of this rally. This was the fourth event of the championship and the deciding event for choosing the top seven teams from this zone which would qualify for the national finals to be held on completion of all zonal rounds.

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More than their rivals, Shekhar and Suvrajit negated the deceptive roads laden with tricky passage and self time controls to claim victory with a penalty of 00:06:17.5 at the thrilling rally.