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J&K’s first Autocross Event from June 3

JAMMU: The J&K Motorsports Federation (JKMSF) is all set to make its debut with the first-ever Autocross Event in J&K.

In a press conference here today JKMSF members said that the event, labeled as ‘JK AUTOX 2023' will be held in the twin cities of Jammu and Srinagar this month.

"JKMSF has partnered with big brands like Redbull, Iffco Tokio, Roop Automotives, Godrej, Backyard Customs and others to make the event a grand success," they maintained adding: "The first event is scheduled for June 3 and 4 at Aureum Grand Jammu followed by the second event on June 17 and 18 in Srinagar."

They further said that the event will see drivers from eight States participating in JK AUTOX 2023 which will give a major push to motorsports and tourism in J&K.

"The Federation aims to generate avenues for motorsports enthusiasts from the UT and also plans to introduce Go Karting, Safe Biking Competitions, Expeditions and Outlanding OTR camps in the future," said the Media Secretary for Jammu Division, Arslan Khan Afridi.

He also said that the JK AUTOX 2023 will be a significant boost to the unexplored motorsport scenes in J&K.

"The event will generate avenues for motorsports enthusiasts, promote tourism in the State and most importantly will be a significant initiative to stop the misuse of the sports and rash driving in the name of motorsports," he continued.

"The event will witness participation from female motorsports enthusiasts from J&K," said
Dhemant Vir Singh adding: "JK AUTOX 2023 is expected to attract a large number of motorsports enthusiasts and spectators from across the country. The Federation has made arrangements to ensure safety of all participants and spectators and will follow all necessary COVID-19 protocols."

He said that the Federation is calling all motorsports enthusiasts to register for the event and secure their spot at J&K's first Autocross Event. Arshdeep Aulakh, secretary safety and Faaiz Dijoo, vice president were also present in the press conference.

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