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Old 1st June 2006, 11:52   #1
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Default The Indian Autorickshaw Challenge

Hi All,

Just found this on the net. Road race on public roads in Auto's!


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Old 1st June 2006, 12:41   #2
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I got a different impression on seeing thisd thread, because I have been hearing of illegal high speed auto racing with prize money for a while now.

This event sounds intersting and diffrent, lets see what comes of it.
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Has anyone seen the autorickshaw chase in James Bond's Octopussy which was released in 1983. There Kabir Bedi chases James Bond (Roger Moore) in the crowded streets of Udaipur in an autorickshaw. Bond's auto was driven by our own Vijay Amritraj. He also manages to pop a wheelie a couple of times during the chase.
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Nice idea to increase tourism (i guess it's basically targetting them)....but we'll see how successful it would be.

I remember last year reading about an auto's race on the karting track in mumbai....would love to see that if it happens again.

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Cool !!! an Autorickshaw Race, love to hear more about it....
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hey i saw an auto rickshaw race on mtv a few time back
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there was a rikshaw race as part of the mumbai festival a couple of years ago
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Old 3rd June 2006, 20:43   #8
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Why do we need a seperate race? We have Autorikshaw drag & rally races happening every day on our streets. The kind of maneuvers they do will put a seasoned rally driver to shame.

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