Force Gurkha RFC Africa 2015 is scheduled for 24th to 31st July in Goa. Cougar Motorsport are also undertaking a Rainforest edition of Off Road Expo to be held from 24th to 26th July, on the sidelines of RFC. Off-roading in Africa has been gaining in popularity through dedicated off-road clubs and community activity, with a few automobile manufacturers introducing vehicles targeted specifically towards off-road enthusiast.
Rainforest edition of Off Road Expo looks to bring together car and bike manufacturers, off-road equipment and accessory manufacturers and suppliers, outdoor gear brands and off-road clubs with support from Evo.
Cougar Motorsport Founder and Director Ashish Gupta says the off-roading boom is small and new here, being a segment with huge growth potential. RFC Africa last year introduced Africa to the global off-road motorsport map offering African off-roaders international exposure. As a large number of off-roaders and adventure enthusiasts converge in Goa for Force Gurkha RFC Africa 2015, it’s a opportune platform to for the off-road industry to come together and interact with enthusiasts to showcase products and offerings. Entertainment and edutainment activities are scheduled for Rainforest edition Off Road Expo visitors. A dedicated off-road track will allow enthusiasts to test their off-road driving and vehicle recovery skills.
For successfully organising the 1st Rainforest Challenge in Africa, Cougar Motorsport won multiple Motorsport awards across categories from various juries. JK Tyre- Off Road Award honoured excellence in off-roading, and recognised Cougar Motorsport / RFC Africa for ‘Event of the year’.