Maruti Suzuki flagged off its annual southern motorsport rally Dakshin Dare 2015 from the Orion Mall at Bangalore today. In its 7th edition, the rally this year sees more than 40% new participation. 105 teams comprising of 170 participants will cover a total of 2000 kms over a span of 6 days.
This year the participants will navigate through a new route covering South India’s most scenic, yet challenging terrains of Davangere, Shimoga, Hampi, Gulbarga, Chitradurga and Bellary. For the first time the rally culminates in the City of Pearls, Hyderabad, where the winners will be felicitated on 8th August, 2015.
The rally divided into three categories – Endurance, Ultimate Car and Ultimate Bike, the rally will cover a total distance of 2000 km.
The rally route is dotted with tarmac and uneven rocky paths. Expected rains along the route will make it even more grueling.
7th Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare: Highlights
- 2000 kms
- 6 days
- New exciting route
- First time to culminate in City of Pearls – Hyderabad
- 3 categories: Endurance, Ultimate Car, Ultimate Bike of participants: 170
- No of teams: 105
- Endurance Cars: 38 teams
- Ultimate Cars: 24 teams
- Ultimate Bikes: 43 participants