As many as 32 riders from all over india were invited to the ace of dirt tournament that was held at Cs santosh’s facility on the outskirts of Bengaluru. riders had a practice session a day prior to the actual event to get well acquainted with the dirt-track they would be riding on. The winner of the tournament would get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with Cs santosh.
The day kicked off early in the morning with all the riders ready to take on the obstacle-ridden dirt-track. The day started with time qualifications which gave the riders an idea of how well they were performing. Being a tournament suggests there were sudden eliminations. The 32 riders were divided into eight groups of four riders each. at the conclusion of eight races, it left a total of 16 riders going on to the next round.
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