More than 50 cars participate in TSD Car Rally – driFTErs by Guwahati Round Table 235
Guwahati; February 20, 2017: The first edition of “driFTErs”, a fun-filled yet competitive event based on the TSD (Time, Speed, Distance) car rally model, organized by Guwahati Round Table 235 was a huge success with more than 50 cars participating for the unique charity fund-raising event at Hotel Ginger on February 19th. The car rally was flagged off at 8 am today with a motive to raise funds for building the infrastructure of Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan in Dadara, near Hajo.
Anupam Deka with his navigator Abhijit Gogoi was awarded with 1st prize of Rs 51,000, while Saurabh Marda with his navigator Gaurav Marda and co –driver Pratik Binnani and Deepak Prithany with his navigator Pawan Prithany and co-driver Mukesh Prithany were awarded 2nd and 3rd prize of Rs 31,000 and 21,000 respectively. Dolly Rani Das with her navigator Mayuri Sonowal and Priyanka Barua with her navigator Pallabita Bora were awarded with the cash prize of Rs 21,000 and Rs 11,000 respectively for scoring highest points in “Lady Participants” category. Apart from this, gift vouchers worth Rs 3,100 each were presented to participants in “Best Dressed Team” category , “Most Energetic Team” category and the team for submitting the “Best Selfie” clicked at the event and uploading it in the FB page of driFTErs.
The technical aspects of this unique rally, which combined the thrill of winning and entertainment to create a great experience that attracts amateurs and professionals alike was taken care by NEMA (North East Motorsports Association) and has been approved by FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Club of India), a national body which organizes rallies on a national level.The event has been supported by Audi as the title sponsor,associate sponsor -Amrit Cement and powered by Intech.
Speaking on the event, Parveen Goyal, Chairman, Guwahati Round Table 235 said,“The first edition of DRIFTERS – Round Table India Car Rally was a magnanimous success. We are thrilled and overwhelmed with the response we got from the people of this city. The participants had a great time at the Time Speed Distance Rally and also had fun time at the after rally lunch party at Hotel Ginger. Heartfelt thanks to each and every person who was part of this fun-filled event. A special mention to our Title sponsor – Audi Guwahati and associate sponsor – Amrit Cement for their support in making DRIFTERS one of the best TSD rallies ever organized in Guwahati. We are also thankful to our rally co-coordinator NEMA for flawlessly managing the technical aspect of the rally.”
“All funds raised through this event will be used to make classrooms at Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan, Dadara”, added Parveen Goyal.
It isworth mentioning here that Guwahati Round Table 235, with its present 20members, adopted the Shankardev Shishu Vidya Niketan school in Dadara fordevelopmentunder Round Table India’s flagship “Freedom Through Education”project in February last year. The planned school building, having a totalconstruction area of 10,500 sq. ft., will be constructed in four stages with anexpectedoutlay of Rs. 80 lakhs. The driFTErs comprisin will help fund thedevelopment of the third phase of construction of the school.
PulakGoswami, Chairman of Audi Guwahati and Green Valley Group, said, “Weare proud to be associated with ‘driFTErs Car Rally’ organized by GuwahatiRound Table Chapter for the noble cause of raising funds to build school forthe under privileged children of the society through ‘Freedom throughEducation’. As children are the future of the society, education is importantand we acknowledge this noble cause of education for underprivileged students.”
DipanjonKonwar,President of NEMA also commented on the occasion,“NEMA is privileged to haveoffered its technical expertise in conducting Drifters – TSD Car Rally by RoundTable India. We are happy to be associated with this event which will raisefunds for school building.”