NewZNew (Chandigarh) : The 29th SJOBA- sub Himalyan Open Rockberg Rally-2016 was flagged off by UT SSP Sukh Chain Gill from St. John’s school, sector 26 at 7.15 am on Sunday for the first leg of this adventurous motorsport event. As many as 75 vehicles are participating in the rally which has two major categories this year viz. the Challenge and the Endurance Trial.
The Endurance Trial category is based on the time -speed -distance (TSD) format, whereas the Challenge is the extreme category based solely on speed. Gypsies, cars and bikes traversed through Thapli-Badisher-Naina Tikkar-Kangar-Dilman-Gaura-
Talking about the first day of mega event, SPS Ghai, Clerk of Course (COC) of the rally, said, “It was a challenging day for the participants as they had to face many hurdles. Moreover the route was ardours and many of rallyists could finish the first leg. However, many displayed exemplary driving skills”.