CHENNAI: The FMSCI Indian Nationwide Rally Championship 2021 will kick-start right here on April 23 with the rivals combating it out over six gruelling rounds throughout the nation.
The upcoming version will begin from Chennai, which will even double up as one of many three Asian rounds of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship on April 23-25 and culminate in Nagaland on November 12-14.
Nagaland, which shall be internet hosting its first ever INRC spherical, by the way, shall additionally develop into the primary state from the northeast to host the grand finale of the nation’s premier motorsport occasion.
After spherical 1, the bandwagon will transfer to Bengaluru (Could 28-20), adopted by Coimbatore (July 17-18), Delhi-NCR (August 27-28) and Hampi (October 1-3).
Aside from Nagaland, the promoters have accorded the internet hosting rights to Delhi-NCR and Hampi for the primary time as nicely.
Additionally this yr’s championship will see the SUV class added into the combination to present an opportunity to different drivers within the nation to show their talent on the nationwide circuit.
“We couldn’t go all weapons out final yr because of causes recognized to all. The pandemic had tied our arms and it was very tough for us to organise a full season however nonetheless we did what we might do greatest and accomplished three rounds,” Vamsi Merla, director of Champions Yacht Membership and promoter of INRC, mentioned.
“However we’re again on the observe once more and may have six rounds once more this yr. We’re anticipating an ideal yr forward and hope that it exceeds all our expectations.”
Whereas Chennai, Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Hampi have been ratified by the Rally Fee of the FMSCI, the Delhi-NCR and Nagaland spherical is topic to an FMSCI inspection and affirmation of the native organisers by the FMSCI.