Gurmeet Virdi and his co-driver Kripal Singh Tung get automatic entry to RFC Malaysia 2016 by winning the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016
Chandigarh based Gerrari Offroaders wins the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016. Gurmeet Virdi and his co-driver Kripal Singh Tung grabbed the top spot with 2177 points out of 2700. Also, this is the first time, Indian drivers has secured the top spot in three editions of the RFC India. Earlier, Force Motors drivers Tan Eng Joo and Tan Choon Hong won the previous races.
Malaysian driver Merwyn Lim with his co-driver Hamizan Bin Abdul Hamid has grabbed the second spot. They scored a total of 2166 points. Winner of previous editions, Force Motors driver Tan Eng Joo and Tan Choon Hong won third position with 2111 points. Kabir Waraich and Gagan Sachdeva of Force Motors and Cedrick Jordon DaSilva with Floyd Preston jointly won the fourth position. Both the teams scored a total of 1938 points.
By winning the Force Gurkha RFC India 2016 Gurmeet Virdi has automatically entered the RFC Malaysia 2016. After the event he was saying, how excited he is to win the RFC India 2016 and also about participating in the RFC Malaysia 2016.
The RFC is one of the most challenging off-roading adventure sports event across the world. In recent years the Indian leg of the RFC has garnered immense popularity and success. The Force Motors emerged as the winner in the Team award.
Veteran rallyist Jagat Nanjappa has won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Mumbai based Fairmont has won the Team Spirit Award. Abhinav Reddy Nukala and Laxmikanth Reddy Thota of Charminar Offroad Adventure Club won the Jungleman Award. The Most Unique 4X4 Award was won by Vivek Kuriakosse and Ashok Kuriakosse of Bangalore Off-road Drivers Association. The Environment Award went to KTM Jeepers.
In the event four Malaysians Tan Eng Joo, Merwyn Lim, Tan Choon Hong and Hamizan Bin Abdul Hamid helped the Indian drivers. They taught the Indian drivers about the special tricks and skills of off-roading. They were also awarded because of their contribution.