Pradhan wins title

KAVREPALANCHOK: Surendra Pradhan won the title of the first Volkswagen National Auto Gymkhana Championship in Dhulikhel on Saturday.

With the victory, Pradhan qualified for the Asian Auto Gymkhana Championship to be held in Indonesia next year.

Similarly, Bidur Paudel claimed second position and earned berth in the Himalayan Drive Motor Rally to be organised in India, Nepal and Bhutan in February. Rikki Deula came third and received Sauraha tour package.

The participants had to drive vehicle in the 150m circuit without the map as they needed to memorise the track.

Meanwhile, Suraj Ojha, Biplak Shrestha and Sabin Shakya claimed top three positions respectively in free-time lap section. They winners received trophies and medals.

A total of 41 riders competed in the event organised by Nepal Motor Sports Club.