Sanjay Makes Kashmir Shine in Motorsports Circuit

Srinagar: Burning rubber is his passion, roaring engines are music to his ears and winning races, his cup of tea. Meet Sanjay Razdan, true son of Kashmir making the state proud in motorsports all over India.

Born in Srinagar to Mrs. Vijay and Mr. Mohan Razdan, Sanjay spent most of his childhood and youth in the city. An Alumni of Amar Singh College Srinagar, Sanjay garnered his passion for car racing very early in his childhoodand has been an ardent racer since then.

“Motorsports have always had my pulse racing. Always high on myadrenaline I participated in Nun-Kun car rally championships in Jammu and secured 1st place (In 1990 and 1991). Since then I have been a part of many important races and rallies in India like Maruti Suzuki Autocross, Sajoba Sub-Himalayan Rally, Mughal Rally, Royal Rajasthan Rally and the big ones like Raid De Himalaya and Desert Storm Rally, to name a few,” – said Sanjay Razdan.

“I am happy to share my latest achievement, 1st Position in Class (Upto 1350 CC Modified) and 2nd Overall (Modified) at 2017 : Desert Storm Rally. It’s heartening to be able to contribute this way to my people and society.I shall beglad that to be able to connect with all the youth of my home state and would like to promote motorsports in the region. By heart I am a ture Kashmiri and it would be a huge honour to me if I can contribute with whatever little knowledge I have gained in motorsport,” added Razdan.

Recently, Sanjay Razdan visited Kashmir valley as the official at FrozenRush event organised by Kashmir Offroad, which concluded at Gulmarg early this year.

Major achievements have been:

• 2012 : Maruti Suzuki Auto Cross – 1st in SUV Category, 2nd in Gypsy category

• 2013 : Speed Sprint Jaipur
4×4 class – 1st driving a Maruti Gypsy
1st in SUV class.

• 2013 : Speed Sprint Chandigarh
Upto 1400CC – 1st driving a Maruti Esteem

• 2013 : Maruti Suzuki Auto Cross
Upto 1400CC – 1st driving a Maruti Esteem

• 2014 : Desert Storm Rally – 1st in class (Above 1350 CC)

• 2014 : Speed Sprint Gurgaon
Fastest driver Overall
Upto1200CC : 1st driving a Chevrolet Beat
Upto1400CC : 1st driving a Maruti Esteem
4×4 class : 1st driving a Maruti Gypsy
SUV open class : 1st driving a Nissan X-Trail

• 2015 : Royal Rajasthan Rally – 2nd Position in class (Upto 1350CC Stock category)
• 5th Overall fastest driver

• 2015 : Desert Storm Rally – 2nd Position in class (Upto 1350CC Stock category)

• 2015 : SJOBA Sub Himalayan Rally – 2nd Position in class (Car Category)

• 2015 : Raid De Himalaya Rally – 3rd Position in class (Upto 1350 CC)

• 2015 : Ultimate Desert Challenge – Fastest Driver, 1st position Overall

• 2016 : Raid De Himalaya Rally – 2nd Position in Class (Upto 1350 CC – Stock Category)

• 2017 : Desert Storm Rally – 1st Position in Class (Upto 1350 CC Modified) and 2nd Overall (Modified)