The organisers of the first India Speed Week (ISW) have announced that the event will be held in Kolkata from December 9-11, 2016. The highlight of the event will be the drag races held on the kilometre long Behala Flying Club airstrip. Both the categories -- bikes and cars -- will be divided into subcategories, depending on the class, and engine capacities shall be the primary draw. Besides that, there would be machines with various stages of engine and other modifications, from mundane filter and header changes to extreme turbo and NOS-enabled versions.
This event will be held in the quarter-mile (0.4km) format. The organisers are expecting participation from around Kolkata and cities like Bangalore and Mumbai. The 2016 India Speed Week will also serve as a platform for Indian and international automotive manufacturers to showcase their vehicles. The flag off of the India Speed Week will see renowned personalities such as Baichung Bhutia, John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff.
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