Bajaj Auto, the leader in sports biking category hosted the grand finale of the second season of the highly acclaimed Pulsar Festival of Speed in Kari Motor Speedway Race Track in Coimbatore. With the latest edition grown bigger, Pulsar fans experienced never like before excitement and thrill.
The festival which commenced from 26th February onwards in Gurugram, gave Pulsar customers an opportunity to indulge in professional lap racing on a track setup for the ultimate biking experience. Touted as India’s first festival on speed biking, the event was successfully hosted in Gurugram, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Aamby Valley for Pune & Mumbai and the finale was hosted in Coimbatore providing sport biking thrill with intriguing track races.
SAAD GAIBI from PUNE again emerged as the Champion of India’s second season of track racing championship in the coveted Pulsar RS200 category and was felicitated with the coveted Pulsar Cup. He was also presented with Rs 50,000 as cash prize. First runner up in the same category ZABIULLA from BANAGLORE awarded Rs 25,000 cash prize, while the second runner up ZUBER ALI from BANGALORE took home Rs. 15,000. Bajaj Auto sponsored the entire expense for the travel, accommodation and training of the 36 finalist, providing them with a first-of-its-kind opportunity.
The Pulsar Festival of Speed is the ultimate youth festival in all respects with races, adventure and Music. It is hosted at iconic locations in each city with race track set-up providing an opportunity for Pulsar fans to participate in lap racing and the chance to emerge as the ultimate champions of Festival of Speed. Separate races were held for different variants of Pulsar viz. RS 200, NS/AS 200 and 220F. The festival was replete with fun and adventure entailing activities like stunt biking, dirt & drag racing, with the addition of exciting new activities like Combat zone, Race & Stunt clinics, DIY sessions and much more in the second season.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr Sumeet Narang, Vice President (Marketing), Bajaj Auto, said “The first edition of Pulsar Festival of Speed witnessed overwhelming response from bike enthusiasts across the length and breadth of the country. As a sports biking market leader it is our constant endeavour to keep evolving the landscape and taking customer engagement to new levels.”
Mr. Narang further added, “We successfully engaged over 20,000 fans from across the country for this mega show last year, and this year we further managed to better the footfalls as we brought in some more fun and action for the audience. In the coming years, we aim to take this festival to an international scale, extending the participation to overseas racing enthusiasts as well.”
The Festival of Speed invited Pulsar fans to register and compete in races conducted over laps and chose the 6 best racers in each city. The 36 winners then competed in the Grand Finale on Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore in a face off to emerge as national winners. The National champions were awarded with a total prize money of Rs 2.7 lakh.