BMW Motorrad India will be organising the qualifiers for the International GS Trophy in Goa in September 2019. The 2020 edition of the BMW GS Trophy will be held in New Zealand in February next year. BMW Motorrad has already started the registrations for participants having BMW adventure motorcycles with a displacement of 650 cc and more. The winners of the India qualifiers will represent India at the mother event in New Zealand. Each participant will get a personalised BMW GS motorcycle along with full equipment as well. The India qualifiers would be replicating the challenges similar to International GS Trophy with riders scoring points with each challenge. There will be a total of three spots open, which will make the India time.
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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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The seventh edition of International GS Trophy will take place from February 9-16, 2020 in New Zealand. New Zealand offers a variety of terrain which includes glaciers, peaks, plateaus and sub-tropical flora along with woodlands and fjord landscapes as well. This time, the chosen motorcycle for the GS Trophy will be the BMW F 850 GS, which is a middleweight adventure motorcycle.
The 2020 BMW International GS Trophy will see teams participating from Australia, China, France, Italy, Japan, Malaysia/Philippines, Mexico, Russia and multi-nation teams from Middle East, North Africa and so on.