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Old 8th December 2010, 10:08   #1
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By popular demand, Racecraft is organising yet another 4X4 event at Ocean County on the 12th of December, 2010. This time, it is open for 4X4 vehicles of any make. Registrations are accepted at Kart Cave. Hampers and mementos for all who register by Saturday. Spot registrations will not be eligible for the same. A maximum of 4 in each vehicle. Passengers allowed in the rear only if vehicle is equipped with forward facing seats.

Looking forward to see you all.
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We start at 8am with breakfast and some GoKarting in the Formula Mondiales at Kart Cave. Flag-Off will be at 9am. 53km later, we will reach Ocean County and brace ourselves for the 20km of Off-roading. Redbull is gonna be there to energise us. Once we're done with our Lake crossing, Rock climbing, steep descent thru dense forestation and some sliding thru slush, it will be back to Kart Cave for Biryani and mementos for all participating teams.

See you all at 8am.
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Mazdayar,

Hope you had blast on 12th Dec Kart Cave Offroading. Where is the report and photos?
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Mazdayar,

Hope you had blast on 12th Dec Kart Cave Offroading. Where is the report and photos?
Report and pics weren't put up earlier coz I left for Kuttikkanam immediately after the event. The next weekend was the INRC Rally of Kerala where I was to drive the 0 car.

The event went off very well. As always, it started with breakfast at Kart Cave and GoKarting for the kids after which the Redbull team flagged off the cars.
53 kms. later, everyone reached Ocean County and were flagged off for the 20kms. of Off-roading by the on-site Redbull team.
Then on, it was flat smooth dirt metamorphosing to rough rock strewn paths, downhill into the lake, across it into the narrow valley, then up to the top of the hill where everyone parked for a pic. And then down the steep gradient into the dense forest, another water crossing followed by some treacherous undulating paths that tested the axle articulation of all vehicles to the max. Once through, it was onto the final finish hump that everybody crossed with joy and relief. Joy for having completed one of the most challenging 4X4 courses ever and relief for having done it without damage to any vehicle.
Back to Kart Cave for 'apna hyderabadi biryani' after which everyone got their trophies for successful completion of the Kart Cave 4X4 Challenge.

Enjoy the pics.
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M o r e p i c s .
These are the start at Ocean County.
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The road leading to the lake and the lake crossing.
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Rajesh Khanna and Arun Jacob found the deepest parts of the lake.
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More of the lake. The guys wade across in style.
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Wow! fun filled offroading indeed. Like the jeeps wading through deep waters.
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Indeed,an awesome OTR, do you have any videos? I see coupla' people with their handycams?


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The guys with the cams were from various tv channels. Will upload youtube links soon. More pics will also be uploaded soon.
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