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Old 15th January 2012, 23:07   #1
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we gladly invite your participation for the greatest adrenalin pumping adventure happening on 9th and 10th March 2012 “R&T Great Mountain Challenge”.

We aim at bringing together the various off road enthusiasts in the country and to promote the adventure and competitive spirit of this sport.

The trail is guaranteed to be difficult and only the toughest of you will come out unscathed.

Every 4x4 lover and fans who find themselves able to take on the challenge are invited to the flag off event.
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It’s a 4x4 Competitive team event, per team two vehicles

Day one (Adventure and Special Stage drive)

Flag off from the base camp as per the lot sequence. Drive through the tarmac (18kms) and hit the trail. A challenging stretch of 20 kms with 4 special stages

Special Stage 1 – Sand / Rock / water with incline.

One vehicle to complete this obstacle within the allotted time. Any sort of recovery by the team allowed. On completion the team will be given 100 bonus points.

Special Stage 2 – Water cross

One vehicle to complete this obstacle within the allotted time. The competing vehicle could take help of the team mate vehicle for completing this obstacle. On completion the team will be given 100 bonus points

Special Stage 3 – Steep Rock climb

Both the vehicles could attempt. No points for this SS. Hence this SS is optional. Seat belt and helmet mandatory.

Special Stage 4 – Revers drive on slushy circuit

Both the vehicles to complete on a short slushy circuit on reverse drive. On completion the team will be given 100 bonus points

100 bonus points translates to -1 minute which will be carried forwarded for the day 2 speed drive.

Best timing for SS 1 / 2 and 4 will the winners for special stage

Day 2 (Circuit drive)

Speed trail with slush, incline, water and boulders. Both the vehicles will be flagged off together, any recovery and support on the trail will be by the team vehicle. Forward and backward winching is allowed.

The accumulated bonus points of day one will be used for the finally tally and the shortest time will be the overall winner.

Call us or write back for any further clarification.

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Sounds like fun Robin. What about stay and food and costs?
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Sounds like fun Robin. What about stay and food and costs?
Sir, I will be posting the details in few days time, just waiting for the response from few sponsors.
The stay part need to be borne by the participants, we will do necessary assistance for that.

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This is great news. Hope all permissions, etc are in place this year. I am looking forward to participate.

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Wow looks like real fun event. Any chance of left hand seats being empty with some one?
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This is great news. Hope all permissions, etc are in place this year. I am looking forward to participate.

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We are doing it on a private property. All the approvals are in hand. Will look forward to see you with your team.
Registration details will be send by today or tomorrow.


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Wow looks like real fun event. Any chance of left hand seats being empty with some one?
Am sure we could arrange some thing for you to join in with some one as spectator. Would be happy to do that.

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Sounds like fun, would definitely participating. staying arrangements eagerly awaited
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Robin do post some pictures of the trail to get people excited about it
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Dear Robinson - Hi! How's the Invader? I wish I could join. Alas! Best of luck. Looking forward to the photographs though!

Dear Vinod - go and comprehensively blitz this one. You have the weapon now!

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Sounds like fun, would definitely participating. staying arrangements eagerly awaited
all the best robin
We will be waiting to see you with your team and monsters.
We are in discussion with few resorts for package rates, will post the details in a day.

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Robin do post some pictures of the trail to get people excited about it
Sure sir, will post the pictures soon.

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Dear Robinson - Hi! How's the Invader? I wish I could join. Alas! Best of luck. Looking forward to the photographs though!

Dear Vinod - go and comprehensively blitz this one. You have the weapon now!

Best regards,

Behram Dhabhar
Behram Sir- Thank you so much. We would love to see you for the event. Let us know if you could plan for it, would be happy to receive you in the God's own country

Vinod, Do form a Thar team for the event, am sure it will give a tough competition to all the moded biggies

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Default Registration Deatils

Registration details and Accommodation arrangements:

Event Registration amount Per Person - Rs 3000 (Includes Shirt / Cap / BBQ dinner party on 9th and water / lunch for both the days)

Kindly transfer the amount to;
Mr Kurian Kurian
A/c No: 0027104000134385
IDBI Bank,
Kanjikuzhy Branch,
Kottayam

We have arranged accommodation at Misty mountains plantation resort, charges per person Rs 700 including break fast.

Resort Website
Misty Mountain Plantation Resort, Kuttikkanam, Peermade, Idukki

Please Contact Prakash Benjamin and Nikhil Jaipal for event registration and accommodation.
Email: prakashbenjamin@gmail.com / nikhs31@yahoo.co.uk

Contact Numbers:
Prakash Benjmin: 09447133833
Nikhil : 08606045445

Contact us for any further clarification.

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Hello Robinson,this seems to be a thrilling event .
I am joining in too.
By the way,Robinson, what does R and T stand for ?
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Hello Robinson,this seems to be a thrilling event .
I am joining in too.
By the way,Robinson, what does R and T stand for ?


R&T is "Road and Track" (Vehicle repair and modification centre based in Kottayam, run by Sam and Kurien)
Please coordinate with Benji or Nikhil, (check the contact details) for registration and accommodation.

We need to confirm the acco by 5th of Feb, or we may lose on the package rate.

Call us for any clarification.

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Robinson,

Thnx for the info. I will be joining in for the event.

Not sure whether my 540 can do the water cross since it lacks the modified air intake/exhaust.
Would need to get this done before the event I guess.

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