Jagran Solutions manages 1st Red Bull Catch Up National Champion, a go karting tournament for women
Gurgaon witnessed the National Finals of Red Bull Catch Up, a one of its kind amateur Go Kart tournament for women, at SMAAASH SkyKarting, a popular sports and entertainment centre. Drifting her way through the qualifiers in February and the finals, Anjali Anto emerged as the winner of the tournament and earned herself a ticket to Singapore to experience a Formula 1 Grand Prix firsthand.
Jagran Solutions (A Unit of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Planned
and executed pre-promotion for generating participation, all the qualifying
rounds and finale event for Red Bull
Catch Up National Championship at SMAAASH SkyKarting.
The significance of the tournament was enhanced by the the
participation of Mira Erda, India’s first female driver to compete in one of
the highest classes of Formula Racing. Every group qualifier comprised of Mira
starting last and overtaking the participants until the finish line. The
participant to reach the finish line first, before Mira could overtake her, was
declared the winner.
The qualifying rounds took place between 6th February and 3rd
March 2018 in Mumbai and Gurgaon and witnessed a total participation of more
than 600 amateur female racers. The national finals saw the top 10 time setters
from each city competed for the title. They were then broken up into four
groups of five, with the top four winners from each race competed in the final
Talking about the National Finals of Red Bull Catch Up, Mira
Erda said, “I am extremely elated to be associated with Red Bull who has always
encouraged aspiring female motorsport enthusiasts through tournaments like Red
Bull Kart Fight and Red Bull Catch Up. Today will always be special for me as I
shared the track with ambitious women racers from around the country.”
Red Bull Catch Up aims to provide female amateur racers and
racing enthusiasts the chance to experience the pro side of karting and get a
competitive but fun outing at the track. It’s a karting tournament designed to
find the fastest female amateur kart racer in India.
Red Bull Catch Up National Finals Results:
1st Place – Anjali Anto - 37.338 (best lap time)
2nd Place – Aman Jubbal – 38.399 (best lap time)
Finalists – Anjali Anto (Delhi), Aman Jubbal (Delhi), Siri Reddy
(Delhi) & Malvika Tibrewala (Mumbai)
Mira Erda overtook Siri & Malvika in the first lap
In a conversation about this grand event, Pawan Bansal,
COO at Jagran Solutions said “It is proud moment for us to execute the
first of its kind Championship for Women. Kudos to the team who executed
the project seamlessly! Projects like this represents our collective hope for a
future whereby we neutralize gender gap, this kind of initiative can boost the
morale of women of our nation”.
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