The 44th Statesman
Vintage & Classic Car Rally to flag-off on February 28
Tejendra Khanna will flag-off the 44th Statesman Vintage &
Classic Car Rally on Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at the majestic
building of Statesman House in New Delhi. A record 130 entries have
been received for this year,s rally which is truly India,s biggest
and most popular vintage sporting events. These rare beauties will
travel between Delhi and Greater Noida before returning to the
picturesque Rail Museum for prize distribution.
The sturdy Fords, little Austins, Bentleys, Lagondas, Minnervas,
majestic Rolls Royce, stylish Chevrolets, Buicks & Jaguars, a
pleasing 1914 John Morris, the erstwhile Nizam of Hyderabad,s fire
engine are some of the timeless machines participating in this years
rally, drawing passionate heritage motorists from across India.
"This Statesman Vintage
Rally is seen as the Mecca of all vintage rallies in the Indian
sub-continent and this year the legendary event has grown even
bigger with the maximum number of vintage, classic and post war
car entries ever," said Rahul Mittra, CEO Brandsmith,
leading brand promotions Company and the exclusive promotions &
event partner of this coveted annual event since 2004.
Indian Oil, JK Tyre, Religare, Heritage Motoring Club of India,
Jharkhand Khadi Board, Zee Business News amongst other top
brands have partnered along with Brandsmith for making the 44th
Statesman vintage rally a memorable event, like the yesteryears.
The most awaited running trophies this year would include the
Statesman Challenge Trophy presented to the oldest participating
vehicle to complete the time section, C.R. Irani Memorial Trophy
for the Queen of the Rally, The Trophy for the most
elegant car manufactured outside UK & USA, amongst 39 odd
other coveted trophies.
PROGRAMME: February 28, 2010
Flag-Off: The Majestic Building of Statesman House 8.15 AM by Lt.
Cars reach YMCA Greater Noida at 10.30 AM
Lunch & refreshments for participants & top socialites,
media & corporate honchos
Flag-Off from YMCA at 2 PM after lunch
Cars reach National Rail Museum at 3.30 PM
Prize Distribution by Lt. Governors wife at Rail Museum at 5
Event Ends 6.30 PM
*Pre-judging of these timeless machines by an expert panel of
vintage car judges would take place on 26th & 27th February at
Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi