‘Team India’ To Compete In BMW GS Trophy 2018

The first BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy India qualifier came to a close after three days of training, riding, adventure and a spectacular finale on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The qualifier had participation of 40 BMW GS Motorcycle owners across India.
The victorious trio, Sanket Shanbhag from Satara, Suprej Venkat from Coimbatore and Winston Lee from Mumbai, will represent ‘Team India’ at the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy- the sixth edition of which will take place in Mongolia in 2018.
Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The International GS Trophy is an integral part of the culture of BMW Motorrad and for our GS customers. We are ecstatic to introduce GS Trophy qualifiers for our GS customers in India. The BMW Motorrad community in India has truly engaged with the spirit of the GS Trophy and we are sure that this success story will continue for a long time. From the very start, this unique ‘qualifier’ has been inspiring, given that the BMW GS Motorcycle riders come from across India and are united by their love of riding BMW GS motorcycles.”
The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 will be held in Mongolia for 10 days: seven days riding, two days in-and-outbound journey and one-day briefing. These lucky, talented three will be fully equipped by BMW Motorrad for the adventure ahead, flown to Mongolia and each presented with a brand new personalized BMW GS motorcycle to ride for the duration of the event. Team India will compete against other teams from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Russia, Southeast Asia, South Africa, South Korea, United Kingdom and United States of America.
The GS Trophy is not a race, but the special stages confront the participants with major physical and mental challenges, often described as the adventure of a lifetime. It is a competition wherein riders enjoy a near-2000km adventure ride, mostly off-road

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