The Himalayan Drive 2022 organized by Team Firefox flagged off from Greater Noida by dignitaries and special invitees. Mahindra Adventure is the presenting long-term partner of the event. Mahindra has also provided 15 support vehicles for the drive.
The first car that flagged off was The Mahindra Xuv 700 driven by the family of Himalayan Rally champion Jayant Shah. The drive, a tribute to the legendary rally champion will see over 50 participants trace the original route of the 1982 Himalayan Rally.
Surinder Thatthi, a former Vice President for Sport, FIA who finished 3rd Overall in 82 Rally drove the second car that flagged off this morning.
The third car driven by famous motorsports journalist and author Adil Darukhanwala was flagged off by Harvijay Bahia who finished 5th overall in the legendary 82 Himalayan Rally.
We were joined by Jayant Shah's daughters Prina Soni and Priya and their brother Kalpesh who have come all the way to celebrate their father's wins on this historic event.