The Maruti Suzuki Deccan Rally was flagged off in Pune, which is the second round of the National Super League Rally Championship 2016. The event is aimed at young and working professionals who are interested in motorsports.
This year, there are 35 teams participating, which includes 5 only women teams and 11 women participating in total. Every vehicle participating in the event underwent a scrutiny check before it was flagged off.
The Maruti Suzuki Deccan Rally will cover a total of over 700km, starting in Pune and ending in Goa. Apart from working professionals, the Rally participants also include seasoned drivers like Jagmeet Gill, Sachin Singh, and SK Ajgar Ali.
The Maruti Suzuki Deccan Rally is for four-wheelers only, and is divided into four groups: Non-Championship - Expert, Non-Championship - Amateur, Denizen - Expert, and Denizen - Amateur.