Isuzu Motors India has collaborated with Cougar Motorsport Pvt. Ltd. to sponsor the 5th edition of India’s toughest international off-road motorsport event, RFC India. The off-road motorsport event will be held in Goa between July 21st and 28th July, 2018. ISUZU is known for making tough, durable vehicles some of which have consistently performed in some of the toughest rally raids and off-road challenges globally, including the DAKAR Rally Raid, the Australasian Safari, Pharaohs Rally, British Cross Country Championship (BCCC) and China Silk Road Rally to name a few.
Coming to the RFC India, it was launched in the year 2014 by Delhi-based Cougar Motorsport as the India Chapter of the iconic Rainforest Challenge of Malaysia, which is among one of the top ten toughest motor races in the World. ISUZU RFC India 2018 will witness participation from 41 teams from different regions in the country. These participants will undertake 26 Special Stages (SS) or challenges. The total benefits to the top Indian driver of ISUZU RFC India 2018 will amount to USD 10,000, including anautomatic free entry worth USD 3,900 to the RFC Mother Event, to be held in Malaysia at the end of the year.
Commenting on the association, Mr. Ken Takashima, Deputy Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, “We are happy to be associated with this edition of RFC India, as we see a right fit in terms of promoting the spirit of adventure in India. Our products are receiving tremendous response in India and to many adventure enthusiasts, the V-Cross is an aspirational vehicle. I wish the RFC India team and the participants the best.”
Commenting on this partnership, Cougar Motorsport’s Founder & Director Mr. Ashish Gupta said, “Our association with Isuzu Motors India started a couple of years ago with the India 4X4 Week, where they not only participated as an exhibitor but also sponsored some of the sessions. I am happy to renew our association with them and have them as the Title Sponsor for RFC India 2018.”