Desert Storm rally 2013 from 18th to 23rd February

Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally 2013 will be held from 18th to 23rd February 2013.  Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm, the annual rendezvous with the Thar Desert, is set to kick start from Delhi on February 18, 2013. Spread over six days rallying through the interiors of Rajasthan and its deserts, the 11th edition aims to make it an ultimate test of grit and glory for the participants. The rally will traverse through the tough and undulating, yet some of the most scenic and picturesque areas of Rajasthan. Covering a total distance of 2,500 kms, the rally will culminate at Jaipur on February 23. This year, the rally has five competitive legs. Of this, two are night stages. This tests the participants on their capability in night rallying.
This will be the 11th year since the rally was first launched and is aimed to be the ultimTe test of grit and glory for the participants. The regions of Rajasthan that this rally will cover include Bikaner, Chattisgarh, Jaisalmer, Pokhran, Gajnaur and Lakshmangarh to name a few, covering a total distance of 25,000 km. The participants will wind through the uneven and challenging terrain of Rajasthan to finally arrive at Jaipur on 23rd February after six arduous days. The 11th Edition of the Desert Storm rally will have five stages with two night rallies that are specially aimed to test participants’ skills at night rallying. The competition is divided into four categories that are – Xtreme, Moto, Ndure and Xplore. Maruti Suzuki is expecting over 250 motoring enthusiasts, including couple, elderly and women’s only navigator teams to participate this year on four wheeler, two wheeler and motorquad categories. The rally follows the TSD (Time, Speed and Distance) model and it is mandatory for the person behind the wheels to have a valid driver’s license. All the vehicle and participant administrative checks will be done on 16th and 17th February at the Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Headquarter in New Delhi. So if you are looking forward to participating in this extreme sport, gear up and head towards Delhi.