Off the road but still highly competitive is what the organisers described Uncaged,a motorsport event to be held at Dera Bassi on October 20. Sanctioned by FMSCI,the event will see the participation of motorsport lovers from north India. As the name suggests,the event would be held off the road and special ditches and tracks have been designed to give it a competitive feel.
“These days lots of people are buying sports utility vehcile (SUVs) and they also feel like testing their machines and drive on challenging tracks. Through Uncaged we are trying to provide them that platform,” said one of the organisers of the event.
The event is for those who love off-road clubs and indulge in thrilling motorsports dare-devilry. The clubs coming for the event include north India off-roading club (NIOC) and Terrain Tigers of Delhi and they will come with about 25 SUVs. There will also be Gerrari Offroaders,the off-roading club of Chandigarh,bringing in ten SUVs. Not only this,there would be Extreme 4X4 off-roaders clubs and Doaba Mudnuts from Punjab with a combined strength of 15 SUVs.
Uncaged,or passion activity as the organisers like to call it,is the first motorsport challenge track of its kind in north India. The specially designed track will give the enthusiasts a taste of some of the best trials and obstacles. The event is open for 50 entries.
For the second edition of the event,Uncaged has introduced an amateur category for the first timers. There is also a women’s category with an easy track.
The event would be held in three categories: Extreme,SUV and Team challenge. The team challenge will end with a 1.2 km challenging trial which goes across the river bed. The entry fee is Rs 3500 per vehicle,with two competitors per vehicle.