FMSCI releases calendar for 2016 Indian Rally Championship
Federation of Motor Sports Club of India released the five-round calendar for 2016 Indian Rally Championship, on Friday
The 2016 season backed by Kolkata-based Ramakrishna Race Performance Management (RRPM) will commence with the Rally of Coimbatore, on July 23-24.
With the addition of Noida in September, the series expands to five rallies, with the finale, Rally of Chikmaglur on December 9-11, along with the final round of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship.
Early last month, Rallycom chairman Ashwin Pandit had said, the IRC will be aimed and restricted to four-wheel championship.
"It will be restricted to overseas drivers driving imported cars, Indian drivers driving imported cars," said Pandit.
"And overseas drivers driving Indian cars, with the opportunity for Indian drivers in Indian cars to compete in the class."
The INRC being the National championship will form the category having 2000cc cars upto 1400cc, where Indian manufacturers have shown interest, in fielding factory teams.
Defending champion Lohitt Urs will be back with his Mitsubishi Evo8 while Indian ace Gaurav Gill and Amittrajit Ghosh, as well for the new season.
2016 IRC Calendar:
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