ITANAGAR, 29 Jan: Phurpa Tsering from Dirang in West Kameng will represent Arunachal at the FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship, 2021 Round 3, to be held in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, from 30 to 31 January.
Tsering will compete with the likes of Gaurav Gill, Musa Sheriff and Dean Mascarenhas in the in the mega motorsport event.
He will be driving a Volkswagen Polo 1.6, backed by JK Tyre and serviced by the renowned Chettinad Sporting. He will be accompanied by co-driver/navigator Lenin J from Tamil Nadu.
Tsering is the lone driver from the state in the mega motorsport event.
Now a regular in the INRC with some podium finishes in various categories in various past events, Tsering had emerged the winner in the Arunachal Cup in the recently concluded Round 1 and 2 held back-to-back in the state capital here in December. He was also placed 16th out of 44 cars in the overall competition.