Four-wheelers, two-wheelers, some with four-wheel drive gear boxes, some with just two-wheel drive gear boxes, will kick up some dust on the dirt track of Shyam Business Park in Singur this weekend.
A bunch of Cedias, Polo GTs, Swifts, old Esteems, Royal Enfield Himalayas will burn rubber at the Kolkata Moto Fest 2021 in association with The Telegraph.
The 900m track is a combination of dirt and tarmac, said organiser Debasish Bhattacharjee. The circuit has three straight laps ending with a circuitous lap. “There is a path of 80m that is tarmac, the rest is gravel. Four-wheelers will do two laps of this track, while two-wheelers will do five laps. There will also be a sand track that the vehicles will need to negotiate,” he said.
The four-wheel contest has three categories — Modified, Open and Pro-Stock. According to engine capacity, these categories have further sub-categories like up to 1400cc, up to 1650cc and over 1651 cc to 2000 cc. Vehicles are further categorised on the basis of four-wheel drives and two-wheel drives.
In the Open category, there is no restriction on engine capacity but vehicles need to be four-wheel drives to negotiate the partial sand track.
The two-wheel contest has three categories — Modified, Stock and Partial Sand Track. Here, too, participants will compete according to engine size and two-stroke or four-stroke engines. Two-wheelers have been classified into up to 165cc and upwards of 165cc and 260cc groups. Trophies that will be awarded to the top three participants in every category.