- Polaris India bags overall victory at India Baja 2018
- Rallyist Arindam Saikia and co-driver Jeevarathinam J clinched the overall victory with a lead time of 20 minutes and 12 seconds over the nearest rival on their bespoke Polaris RZR® 1000
- The 2018 edition of India Baja was held from 17th -19th August in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
New Delhi, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc.,bagged overall victory in the 3rd Edition of the extremely challenging and grueling rally, India Baja 2018.Polaris RZR® 1000 driver Arindam Saikai along with his co-driver Jeevarathinam J led the rally by 20 minutes and 12 seconds.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director & Country Head, Polaris India Pvt.Ltd., said, “This victory in India Baja 2018 is a matter of great pride for Polaris. The rally is a test of endurance even for the most experienced competitors as it requires time to adjust to the desert. Polaris has a strong focus on motorsports in India and the leading event like India Baja forms a powerful platform for us, to showcase the endurance and power of our range of vehicles. I would like to congratulate the winners, Arindam Saikia on Polaris RZR® 1000 and Taufeeq Mughal on Polaris Sportsman® ATV for displaying fantastic performance and providing us this lifetime motorsports experience.”
“India Baja 2018 has been an extremely positive rally for us. We had a trouble-free rally and the superb performance and built of the Polaris RZR® made it easier for us lead the rally. It was fun to be in a challenging rally with fellow rallyists and I’d like to congratulate all of them for participating in what has been a very tough rally for each one of us,” said Arindam Saikai, Polaris RZR® 1000 Driver.
Anand Sharma had also participated with Polaris Sportsman® ATV and showed a promising performance but unfortunately he could not grab the title. The India Baja 2018 tests the qualities of endurance, ingenuity, physical and mental toughness of the driver as well as the vehicle. The cross-country rally held in Jaisalm