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Namshum, Chowtang comes third in 6th RFC


The team of Chow Ujjal Namshum (driver) and Chow Sujeewan Chowtang (co-driver), representing the Manabhum Offroaders Club of Arunachal (MOCA), won the overall third position in the recently concluded 6th Rainforest Challenge (RFC), Indian chapter, held from 3 to 10 August at Goa.

The team of Namshum and Chowtang was also the second runner-up in the up to 1610 cc petrol or diesel category, while MOCA s Chow Tseng Tsing Mein and Chow Jenindra Mantaw came in at 15th place.

The MOCA was also awarded the Team trophy in the RFC-2019, held across different locations in Goa.

Earlier, Chowtang substituted for Chow Ingpeng Mein following an ankle injury of the latter.

The MOCA had debuted in the RFC India last year, wherein Chow Ujjal Namshum had won the Rookie of the Year award, and the club was given the 'Best Team Spirit' award.

Winners of the Indian chapter of the RFC of Malaysia were driver Gurmeet Virdi and co-driver Chetan Changappa of the Gerrari Offroaders.

The Gerrari Offroaders also took the second place with the team of Anand V Manjooran and Vishnu Raj.

Thirty seven teams of a driver and co-driver each participated in the RFC India, 2019.

The RFC of Malaysia is considered to be among the top 10 toughest motor races in the world. The India edition of the RFC was launched in 2014 by Delhi-based Cougar Motorsport Pvt Ltd.


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