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Monday, January 25, 2016

By Kriti Gupta

18th Vintage and Classic Car rally Concluded Successfully

Rajasthan often referred as Rajputana due to its patriotic history of its brave rajput warriors is also enriched with abundance of cultural values. To let the people of world know about its glorious history various events are organized in state at regular intervals and organization of Vintage and Classic car rally is one such event which let the car enthusiasts in state and across the world to have a glimpse of historic cars which are considered as ancestors of generation next cars that are driven in today’s period by young car enthusiasts.

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The 18th edition of Vintage and Classic car rally was held in Jaipur on January 23rd and 24th 2016 at Hotel Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur under the auspice of Rajputana Automotive Sports Club and Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan and sponsored by Audi. The first day of event witnessed display of about 100 vintage and classic cars among the audiences, the second day that is January 24, 2016 was kept reserved for rally of these cars across the roads of Jaipur.

The car rally commenced from 10.30 A.M onwards with flag off given by Mr. Pankaj Kumar Singh, ADG Police, Gov. of Rajasthan. The price distribution was conducted on same day at evening with cars honored under different categories by chief guest Mr. Gajendra Singh Khimsar (Minister of Industry, Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of Rajasthan) and Shri V.P.Singh Badnore (Member of Parliament, Rajasthan). The details of awarded cars are referred below:

Vintage Section:

1. Most original car: 1934 Packard 

2. Oldest Car: 1922 Austin Chummy

3 .Most Rare and Unique Car: 1923 Bean

4. Best Restored Car:

2nd Prize: 1928 Ford Model-A

1st Prize:1936 RollsRoyce

5. Best performace in rally:

3rd Prize: 1926 Fiat Tipo 503

2nd Prize: 1929 Morris

1st Prize: 1930 Ford A

6. Ladies Crew Vintage Section:

2nd Prize: 1940 Chevrolet SPL DLX

1st Prize: 1936 Chevrolet Chevrolet 6

7. Best Maintained Car: 1931 Chevrolet

Classic section:

1. Most Original car: 1954 Dodge

2. Best Restored Car:

2nd Prize: 1954 Stubi maker

1st Prize: 1948 Rover P3 Lunia

3. Best Performance in Rally:

3rd Prize: 1951 Hindustan 14

2nd Prize: 1959 Damler SP250

1st Prize: 1953 Morris Manner

4. Ladies Crew:

2nd Prize: 1957 Plymouth

1st Prize: 1948 Vauxhell Wyvern

5. Best Maintained Car: 1951 Hindustan 14

Single & Unique Cars

1953 Jaguar XK120

1947 Jaguar

Best Cars of the Rally:

Vintage Section: 1938 Cadillac V16

Classic Section: 1956 Ford Thunderbird

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