ARINDAM , NATARAJ WIN RAID DE HIMALAYA 2018

Sunday 14th October, 2018

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Publication  The Pioneer
Source  Agencies
CCM  9.66
Edition  New Delhi
Supplement   NA
MAV  57,960
Language  English
Page  10
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ARINDAM , NATARAJ WIN RAID DE HIMALAYA 2018
LEH : Arindam Saikia of Team Polaris and Nataraj R of Team TVS were crowned the undisputed champions in the 20th edition of Raid de Himalaya here on Saturday . Arindam , who jumped ahead on Day 2 , hung on to his lead tenaciously for the next two days to claim the Xtreme 4X4 category . He logged a total penalty of 6.32.49 hours . Nataraj , on the other hand , has been in a class of his own among the bikers , and easily won in the Moto Xtreme . He , in fact , proved to be the fastest competitor in the entire field with total penalty of 4.58.52 hours . The iconic Raid started from Kargil on October 10 and concluded Saturday with the drivers coping up with extreme cold and demanding terrain across Kargil , Zanskar and Ladakh . 2015 Raid winner Captain AVS Gill , in his Grand Vitara , finished 10.53 minutes behind to take the second position . Himanshu Arora of Haree Rallying , driving a Gypsy , took the third place . Agencies