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Ooty getting ready for Vintage Car Rally

D. Radhakrishnan
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For the event: Cars getting ready for the vintage rally in Udhagamandalam. — Photo: Special Arrangement
For the event: Cars getting ready for the vintage rally in Udhagamandalam. — Photo: Special Arrangement

Having over the years become one of the most looked forward to events of the annual summer tourist season in this hill station, the Vintage Car Rally is set to provide a visual treat to the tourists and local people this season also.

Organised by the Nilgiris Vintage and Classic Cars Association, it will be held on May 19.

Stating that elaborate arrangements are being made for the event, the president of the association, R. Rajinikanth, told The Hindu here on Wednesday that it was being organised for the past six years.

The automobiles belong to owners in the Nilgiris and other parts of the country.

About 50 cars and 30 motorcycles are expected to participate.

After passing through the main roads they will be displayed at the Breeks Open Air Stadium.

Cars, which are expected to participate are Austin (1934), Morris Cowley (1936), Woolsley (1947), Ford Prefect (1948) and Morris Minor (1952).

The association will also conduct a Time, Speed, Distance Rally on May 20.

Between 50 to 75 modern cars will also participate, he said.

The main sponsors of the events are McDowells.

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