Tata Steel Hosts Jamshedpur’s 3rd Vintage and Classic Car & Bike Rally

The third edition of the Tata Steel Vintage and Classic Car & Bike Rally took place on February 25th, as part of the 185th Founder’s Day celebration, honoring the vision of Tata Group’s founder, Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. The event, held at Gopal Maidan, Jamshedpur, showcased over 160 vintage and classic cars and bikes dating from the 1920s to the 1980s, with participants from various states including West Bengal, Jharkhand, Punjab, and Odisha.

Event Highlights

The rally commenced at Gopal Maidan and was flagged off by prominent figures from Tata Steel. Participants traversed a 23km route covering landmarks such as Bharucha Mansion, Jubilee Park, and Sir Dorabji Tata Park, before culminating at the United Club. The event garnered significant enthusiasm from the citizens of Jamshedpur, who gathered in large numbers to witness the vintage vehicles.

Prize Distribution

The prize distribution ceremony held at the United Club recognized outstanding participants in various categories. Mr. Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President of Corporate Services at Tata Steel, emphasized the event’s alignment with Tata Steel’s commitment to preserving cultural heritage.


The Overall Champion in the Best Car category was awarded to a Mercury 8 owned by Sourav Roy, while the Best Bike category was won by Hermit Singh Bhamra with his Triumph 3HW. A detailed list of winners in various categories was also announced, showcasing a diverse array of vintage automobiles and bikes.

Growing Popularity

Initiated in 2022, the Tata Steel Vintage and Classic Car & Bike Rally aims to conserve and nurture India’s sports, arts, and culture. The event has witnessed a significant increase in participation with each edition, reflecting its growing popularity not only in Jamshedpur but also across India.


The rally not only celebrates prized vintage cars and bikes but also promotes the rich cultural history and heritage of Jamshedpur. With increasing participation every year, the event continues to garner immense response, establishing itself as a highlight of Founder’s Day celebrations and a significant cultural event in India.

All Winners at Jamshedpur Vintage Classic Car Rally

  • Oldest Car at the Show: Mercedes Benz Nurburg – Tata Motors Ltd
  • Oldest Two-wheeler at the Show: James 125 CC – M A Moin
  • Best Restored Car: Mercury 8 – Sourav Roy
  • And so on…

Overall Champion (Cars): Mercury 8 – Sourav Roy Overall Champion (Two-wheelers): Triumph 3HW – Hermit Singh Bhamra

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