Chennai, June 28: Snap Racing, the only self-funded rally team in India, was aiming for a podium finish in the FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship 2019.
The six round rally was scheduled to take place between June and December across India, starting this weekend at the MMRT track at Irungattukottai about 40 km from here.The team will be vying for top three finish this season.
The Indian National Rally Championship returns this weekend after the season of 2018. This year 54 cars will participate across three categories competing for the top honors.
“We are really looking forward to the first round of the INRC 2019 in Chennai.It's a track that we have raced at before and are confident to start the season here'', Nitin Jacob, Team Principal, Snap Racing told reporters.''The first race in Chennai has an interesting mix of racing in a circuit, and on gravel. Our team is energetic, fit, and geared up to start earning points for the team,” he said.
Following is the schedule :
June 28 to 30 : Round 1 Chennai
August 9 to 11 : Round 2 Coimbatore
September 20 to 22 : Round 3 Rajasthan
November 1 to 3 : Round 4 Kochi
November 22 to 24 : Round 5 Bangalore
December 13 to 15 : Round 6 Chikmagalur. (UNI)