The battle is all set to renew between championship chief Karna Kadur from Bengaluru and Delhi-based seven-time Nationwide champion Gaurav Gill within the Prasaditya forty sixth Karnataka-1000 rally, the third spherical of the Blueband FMSCI Indian Nationwide Rally Championship, to be run close to right here on Saturday and Sunday after a ceremonial flag-off on Friday night.
The Prasaditya Karnataka-1000 rally, which has attracted 65 entries, is being organised by the Karnataka Motor Sports activities Membership below the aegis of FMSCI.
Kadur (co-driver Nikhil Pai) of Arka Motorsports, winner of the South India Rally, the primary spherical of the 2022 season, leads the championship desk with 72 factors. Nationwide champion Gill (Musa Sherif), gunning for his eighth Okay-1000 title, has 44 factors following a retirement within the first spherical in Chennai and a win within the subsequent outing in Coimbatore.
The lead pair is adopted by Himachal’s 2021 Nationwide champion Aditya Thakur (Virender Kashyap) of Chettinad Sporting, in third place with 34 factors.
Bengaluru’s Ritesh Guttedar (Lokaranjan) leads the INRC2 standings with 47 factors, adopted by Thakur and Rahul Kantharaj (Vivek Bhat) of Arka Motorsports.
The entire distance of the Prasaditya Okay-1000 rally is about 224km of which the aggressive part is 119.11km that will likely be run over 10 Particular Levels.