The 14th Family Fun Car Rally was flagged off on Sunday organised by Skoda and Rashi Entertainment to promote safe driving. This was a family drive event exclusively for Skoda owners. The rally was flagged off from Tivoli Gardens, Chattarpur by Mr. Rishi Rana, ACP Delhi Traffic Police.
This was a one day event in the Capital state of Delhi and saw an overwhelming response with around 100 decorated cars joining together to promote safe driving and teach traffic sense among Delhi people, supported by the Delhi Traffic Police.
At the starting point, there were around 100 decorated cars with one single motto in mind to make Delhi a safer place to live. The rally covered a distance of 65 km, covering places like the India Gate, Connaught Place and a few other parts of Delhi.
The participants were given an opportunity to collect lucky scores through randomly picking up points in sealed envelopes, solving puzzles and general knowledge riddles from various marshal booths located along the route.
Rajeev Jain, the Director of Rashi Entertainment said when the Family Fun Car Rally was thought of, thirteen years ago, the idea was to come up with an event for car enthusiasts who wanted to enjoy a day out with their families.
Jay Bhasin, Regional Manager for Skoda Auto said that Delhi has been an important market for Skoda. The company is aggressively working towards enhancing the overall ownership experience of Skoda vehicles. This event itself is one of the company's efforts to connect with customers and extend their gratitude.
The final winners were Mr. Arun Gupta and family on car No. 43. The runner up was Mr. Vinod Mahajan, car No. 36 and the second runner up was Mr. Nitin Sehgal, car No. 61. The winners were decided after adding up the points picked up by participants from various marshal booths.The winner for "Best Dressed Family" was Mr. Nitin Sehgal and family.
The event ended with live performances by Jazba Band, Silver Strings, Performances by Dj Punk and rapper Skylark.