Friday, March 24, 2023

Jamshedpur gears up for second edition of Classic and Vintage Car & Bike Rally

More than 80 vintage cars and bikes are participating and twice as many as the first edition, oldest vehicle on show will be 1926 Austin 7 car also known as ‘Baby Austin” among vintage enthusiasts,

Jamshedpur: The steel city of Jamshedpur is all geared up for the second edition of Jamshedpur Classic and Vintage Car & Bike Rally to be held on February 25-26 during weekend in the city’s landmark Gopal Maidan.

Started in 2022 as part of its efforts to conserve and nurture India’s Sports, Arts and Culture, Tata Steel expects to make the Jamshedpur Rally not only the most sought after event in Jamshedpur during Founder`s Day celebrations, but in India too. The growing popularity of the rally is already evidenced by the doubling of the number of participating vehicles in its second edition itself, which is over 80.

The vehicles will be on display on February 25 at Gopal Maidan, while the rally will be flagged off by T V Narendran, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Steel on February 26 in the presence of other senior leaders from the company and the key stakeholders of Jamshedpur.

The oldest vehicle to participate this year will be a 1926 edition Austin 7 car that is also known as Baby Austin among Classic and Vintage vehicle enthusiasts. The youngest vehicle to participate in the second edition of the rally will be a 1983 Fiat. These vehicles are not only from Jamshedpur but also from Ranchi, Chaibasa, Kolkata, Barajamda and Keonjhar covering states of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.

The first edition of the rally that was held last year as part of the 183rd Founder`s Day celebration honouring the vision and memory of the Company’s and Tata Group’s founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. More than 40 vehicles participated in the rally last year.

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Jamshedpur gears up for the second edition of Classic and Vintage Car & Bike Rally


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