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Kids day out at car rally

January 14, 2008

An all-ladies team proved best in the Gulf Foster A Child Car Rally, which was run from Mumbai to Khandala on Sunday, January 13.

Ami and Niyati Kacheria used the experience of past navigational rallies to come out trumps in Gulf Oil's tenth annual drive, organised by Sportscraft. The Kacherias, with Aditi as crew and Henna Hadage, an orphaned child, went through the exercise of comprehending the business of reading distances and timings on a tulip chart from Our Lady's Home in Parel to the Duke's Retreat in Khandala with a degree of comfort to outdo a host of seasoned campaigners.

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    Priyanka Sehgal and Sunit Singh finished second, while the team of Manoj Nigam and Ashish Shrivatava was third.

    There were seven all-ladies teams among the 47 motorsport enthusiasts that entered the fray. And finishing second in that category to the overall winners, the Kacherias, were Mrunal and Binit Tanna. Deepa and Premila Damadoran placed a creditable third.

    Image: The team of Sadashiv Sawant, Anil Rane and Liston Rodrigues, a child from one of the orphanages of Mumbai, prepare to be flagged off at the Foster A Child Rally.


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