JK tyres melts the Ice with its fourth edition of JK Tyre Himalayan Drive.
India’s only International T.S.D. (Time-Speed-Distance) Cross-Country Rally held in North Bengal and Bhutan culminated to a thrilling finish after an intense five day rally. The event endeavors to further the vision of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal, Ms. Mamata Banerjee to connect Bengal to its neighbors and the world via Adventure Sports and Tourism.
The first 3 editions of Himalayan Drive; held in March 2013, January 2014 and January 2015 witnessed tremendous success and this edition took the event to a higher level crossing international borders. These events have gone a long way in popularizing adventure motorsports in the Eastern Himalayan region. It was a challenging event that tested man and machine to the maximum. Additionally, the Governments of West Bengal and the GTA has provided support with a true sense of partnership and enthusiasm.
Kolkata duo Sudip and Arindam Ghosh championed the 4th edition of the JK Tyre Himalyan Drive, notching 568 penalty seconds, just eight seconds short of their closest rivals Jogendra Kumar Jaiswal and Prasenjit Roy who had a score of 576 penalty seconds. The other close call was between the third and fourth rankers. Pratik Sirkar and Debasish Ghosh who had a final score of 832 penalty seconds finished third, while Rajiv Sarkar and Chandu Sekhar followed close behind with 836 penalty seconds to finish fourth.