Kohima, Dec 5 (IANS): Sunny Sidhu, the 37-year-old from Chandigarh, won the fifth JK Tyre Hornbill International Motor Rally that concluded here on Sunday.
Sidhu, who competed in the 100 km autocross event that attracted entries from Brittain Japan, Thailand and Laos said: "I am extremely happy with my win as I was participating in this rally for the first time. The competition was tough and the track was nice with a mixture of sweeping and tight corners."
The two-day rally traversed through different parts of Kohima district, including the historic Battle of Kohima ground of World War II fame. Sanjay Takle, along with his navigator Satish Gopalkrishna, won the title in the four-wheeler rally.
The rally coincides with the famous Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, a seven-day extravaganza of cultural performances, ethnic food courts, handlooms and handicrafts bazaars, film and art festivals, fashion shows and a national rock contest.