Budgam: First of its kind two day mud racing concluded on Sunday amid splendid crown at central Kashmir’s Ompora area of Budgam district.
After a stupendous response on both the days (22nd-23rd), Mudzilla 4×4 Autocross Challenge, organized by Kashmir Off Road in collaboration with J&K Tourism, had its grand finale on Sunday.
The first of its kind mud autocross event to be held in the region, witnessed huge success and literally thunderous response from the participants as well as the audience.
A number of 50 participants took this challenge of racing against time on a specially created mud track, which comprised slush pits, 80% inclines, mud and slush track with cars jumping as high as 7 feet against gravity.
“This event especially had a lot many ‘firsts’, like, first of its kind autocross challenge, first ever mud race and most of all, we got our very first Kashmiri ‘Female’ race driver. Sana Shadab Sarwar who is an interior designer, a full time mother and now we found our 9th fastest race driver in her. The already spellbound crowd welcomed her wholeheartedly and how she pursued her passion for race driving was there for all to see, Sajid Ali, founder of Kashmir Off Road said.
Mir Jameel bagged first position, Kaiser Kawosa bagged second position while as Waqaar Sarwar ended on third position.
“The organisers, Kashmir Off Road have started this very first motorsport adventure outfit right here in Srinagar with an aim to promote motorsport and adventure sport in the state by providing a platform to our local motorsporting enthusiasts,” Farah Zaidi, co-founder Kashmir Off Road said.