Gaurav Gill Returns To WRC 2 With Safari Rally In Kenya News Portal

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Gaurav Gill will be driving the Skoda Fabia R5 in WRC 2 churning out 290 bhp with a maximum torque of 425 Nm with Brazilian co-driver Gabriel Morales.


Hari Singh, Gaurav Gill and Sanjay Sharma, Head of Motorsports, JK Tyre.

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Hari Singh, Gaurav Gill and Sanjay Sharma, Head of Motorsports, JK Tyre.
India’s Gaurav Gill today announced that he will participate in the World Rally Championship 2022 at the Safari Rally in Kenya scheduled from June 23-26, 2022. Gill will be driving the Skoda Fabia R5 in WRC 2 which makes 290 bhp with a maximum torque of 425 Nm with Brazilian co-driver Gabriel Morales. Touted as one of the most challenging rallies of WRC, Kenya’s leg features 19 special stages covering almost 365 km of competition crossing challenging closed dirt roads, rocky & rutted tracks, and erratic weather. Besides, Gill has also been part of the carandbike Awards jury for the past few years. 

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Gaurav Gill said, “I am excited to return to WRC after a hiatus of over two years. I have utilised these two years of pandemics to reflect on my previous participations and have worked on improving my fitness and performance holistically while engaging in various top-end activities besides the National Rally championship. I am thankful to JK Tyre Motorsports for their support, and I am optimistic about claiming good results for the country and the team.”

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Gill’s last outing in WRC 2 was in 2019 at the Rally of Turkey, where he failed to complete the round but was applauded for his driving style.

Gill’s last outing in WRC 2 was in 2019 at the Rally of Turkey, where he failed to complete the round but was applauded for his driving style. His next outing was supposed to be at the Rally of Australia, but the raging fire in the forest stages around the city of Coffs Coast, New South Wales, resulted in the round being canceled.

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In other news, JK Tyre celebrates 25 years of hosting the JK Tyre National Racing Championship in India and will revive its big-ticket event at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) including international exhibition races. In line with nurturing young talents across the country, the company announced a scholarship program of 300,000 euros which will be utilised to promote upcoming talent. The company will select up to five young athletes including a girl athlete from across verticals of motorsport.

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Gill will be driving the Skoda Fabia R5 in WRC 2 churning out 290 bhp with a maximum torque of 425 Nm.

Sanjay Sharma, Head of Motorsports, JK Tyre said, “With an aim to give the young talent the much-needed push, we have announced this scholarship program which will select kids from across categories and provide them a chance to bring in laurels by representing the nation at international platforms.”

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The first one to be part of it is India’s 17-year-old Amir Sayed from Kottayam who proved his mettle and became the JK Tyre Novice Cup Champion in 2020 by winning all the 12 races of the season in his category. Amir is currently participating in the French F4 Championship.

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