MAHINDRA SCORPIOS RAID THE HIMALAYAS FOR 3 YEARS IN A
Mighty Muscular Scorpio wins 3 segments in 'Adventure Trial-SUV' category of Raid
de Himalaya 2010
Mahindra Scorpio, one of India’s most iconic SUVs, recently created a hat-trick
at the 12th Raid–de–Himalaya which is one of the most grueling events
on the Indian motorsports calendar. The Scorpio emerged the winner in a record three
segments under the Adventure Trial — SUV category.
Mahindra Scorpio’s domination of the Indian SUV segment has reached new heights
with this achievement. The Scorpio also won Raid De Himalaya in 2009 and 2008 in
the Adventure Trial - SUV category, making this a hat-trick win! Sanjay Takale &
Rahul Sancheti came overall first in the Adventure Trial – SUV Category as
well as first in the Stock Expert segment. The brother duo of K Prasad and K Pradeep
came first in the Pro Stock Expert segment and Raj Singh Rathore and Chandrashekhar
were the winners in the Stock Amateur segment: all these adding up to a triple treat
for the Mighty Muscular Scorpio.
Raid de Himalaya 2010 witnessed 164 participating teams grappling with subzero temperatures,
highly inhospitable weather and forbidding terrain. The robust and rugged Scorpios
however dominated the six-day long competition from the flag-off at Shimla on Day
1, to the close of the rally at Manali on Day 6, maintaining their poise and position
through some of the most challenging conditions on earth.