K-1000 for bikes gets a sponsor in Pirelli, the F1 tyre supplier

By | December 5, 2014

 By Vivek Phadnis

Bangalore, 5 Dec 2014: After the success of the four-wheeler 40th IMG K-1000 Rally recently, it is now time for the best two-wheeler competitors to take centrestage. Two-wheeler rallyists may be considered more daring because one small mistake and it could be goodbye to the event. Rallying is the purest form of motorsport that challenges man and machine to the hilt. When it comes to motorcycles on dirt road conditions, it is bound to be a real test for the rider.

Being revived after a gap of five years, the Karnataka Motor Sports Club is conducting the second round of the Indian Rally Series for two-wheelers 2014. The event is named the Pirelli Rally of Karnataka and is being conducted under the aegis of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India. The event will be held around the KB Cross area near Tiptur.

The KMSC would like to acknowledge Pirelli, Zoomol Autorelli and I

K1000 rally 2014 star riders pose with CoC Bhaskar and Bikes Rally Com chairman, FMSCI, Praneeth Perumal at Press Club on Friday.

K1000 rally 2014 star riders pose with CoC Bhaskar and Bikes Rally Com chairman, FMSCI, Praneeth Perumal at Press Club on Friday.

MG for their support in conducting this event.

The Pirelli Rally of Karnataka will have two challenging stages with the surface comprising of dirt and loose sand. The first stage is the India Mines stage and the second is the Torque stage. The first stage is approximately 9.95 kms and the second is 14.95 kms. These stages were also used for the four-wheeler K-1000 Rally that was held recently. The Rally will be centred around the service park at Harenahalli. The India Mines will be run thrice and Torque will be run once.

eom/KMSC Press Release by Vivek Phadnis