2020 BMW GS Trophy to take place in New Zealand - Indian National Qualifier will begin in September
The seventh edition of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will take place in New Zealand between February 9 - 16, 2020. That said, the company will kick off the Indian National Qualifier On September 27. Registration for the Indian National Qualifier is open for all BMW GS owners (650cc and above) in India.
The three qualifiers will represent India at the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020. The teams will be equipped by BMW Motorrad with a new BMW GS motorcycle for each qualifier throughout the event. The qualifier is a multi-day event and essentially replicates the challenges of the International GS Trophy. The points then add leading to the finals where top scores are competing for the three-team positions.
The winning team from India will compete against teams from Australia, China, France, Italy, Japan, Latin America, Malaysia/Philippines, Mexico, Middle East (UAE, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar), Nordic (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland), North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt), Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, UK and USA.
Rudratej Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMW Group India said, "The GS Trophy is not a rally or a race; it focuses mainly on team spirit as well as skills that are tested in various ways. It unites the world of motorcycling with the essence of friendly competition. We are delighted to introduce the second edition of GS Trophy qualifiers for our GS customers in India. All the roads are leading to Goa and every meter will be packed with pure enduro fun. GS riders are invited to battle out the intensive stages and numerous challenges. The participants will have an opportunity to experience a unique and once-in-a-lifetime event."
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