Amittrajit wins in Coimbatore

National champion Amittrajit Ghosh (co-driver Ashwin Naik) and Gaurav Gill (Musa Sherif) recorded their third consecutive wins of the season by topping the INRC Overall and SUV categories respectively in the Rally of Coimbatore.

Kolkata-based Ghosh, in a Group N (stock) Mitsubishi Cedia, drove well within himself to annex the title in the third round of the Indian National Rally Championship following his success in Chennai and Nashik earlier this year.

Provisional classification (Leg 1): INRC Overall (2000cc, Group N): Amittrajit Ghosh/ Ashwin Naik (Mitsubishi Cedia) (1::42:42.9) 1; Vikram Devadasen/ Srikanth Gowda (Cedia) (1::44:48.6) 2; Phalguna Urs/ Anoop Kumar DS (Cedia) (1::45:54.2) 3. INRC (1600cc): Byram Godrej/ Prajwal Pai (Slideways Industries, VW Polo) (1::47:44.9) 1; Arjun Rao/ Satish Rajagopal (VW Polo) (1:47:57.6) 2; Md Kasim AA/ Sanath G (Maruti Esteem) (2:14:06.2) 3. Junior INRC: Asad Khan/ Zayne Asrar (Maruti Esteem) (1::51:06.2) 1; Suhem MK/ J Jeevarathinam (Maruti Baleno) (1::53:00.0) 2; Rohan Pawar/ Arjun Mehta (VW Polo) (1::56:29.2) 3. SUV NRC: Gaurav Gill/ Musa Sherif (Mahindra Adventure, XUV 500) (1::40:00.3) 1; Lohitt Urs/ Bonnie Thomas (Mahindra Adventure, XUV 500) (1::46:29.1) 2; Sunny Sidhu/ PV Srinivasa Murthy (Mahindra Adventure, XUV 500) (1::52:43.1) 3. IRC: Karamjit Singh/ Jagdev Singh (Slideways Industries, VW Polo) (1::42:12.1) 1; Sumit Punjabi/ Chetan Shivram (Mitsubishi Cedia) (2::00:35.6) 2; Samir Thapar/ Vivek Ponnusamy (JCT Rallying, Mitsubishi EvoX) (1::34:32.0 - retd) 3.

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