On the occasion of International Women’s Day, a first of its kind off-roading event exclusively for women drivers of the Kolkata city was organised jointly by Mahindra and Fever FM. Sapna Gurkar, two-time Mahindra Adventure Off-Roading National Women’s Champion inaugurated the event Xtreme U for two days 3rd and 4th March 2018 at Eco Park.
Exciting day-long activities were been planned for the two-day event. Besides the off-roading competition, there were exciting events like best mods competition, Mahindra track drive and an exclusive off road show lined up. Also available was a Golf clinic for partners,participants and their spouse and also food and games stalls.
As the thrilling adventurous event was on, sharing her experience Sapna Gurukar said, “ I am extremely happy to be here and it is an eye-opener for me to witness the enthusiasm of my fellow women off-roaders in the city. The event has been very well arranged and I thank Mahindra for their support and for taking this initiative for women drivers, as we continue to break myths around Driving being a predominantly male sport.”
At the end of the two days event were declared, the winners of the off-road event for Day 1 and day 2: Day 1- Urmi Mazumdar (1st position),Ratna Sett Das (second position) and Bhavneet (3rd position) and Day 2- Jayita Hazra(1st position), Versha(2nd position) and Sagarika Gorai (3rd position).
Nearly100 women drivers from the city participated in the off-road event and experienced first hand, professional off-road experience for the first time in the city of joy. The event also witness the new Mahindra KUV Xtreme, a custom built off-roading vehicle, which made its debut in Kolkata, after being unveiled to rave views at the recently concluded Auto Expo in the National Capital Region earlier this month.