Mysuru, October 6:- The organisers of Mysuru Dasara Gravel Fest Auto Cross clarified that actor Darshan Tugudeep who got his hand fractured in an accident will not attend the race to be held at Lalitha Mahal Palace Grounds tomorrow. They said that Darshan had practised for 10 days to participate in the race and had got a special driving license as well.
They informed that Darshan was supposed to drive in 1,600 CC Indian Open and International Open sections, but he will not be participating due to the accident, though he will be in the city to witness the races.
The race will be held from 8:30 am to 6 pm. Den Thimmaiah, Chethan Shivaram, Bopaiah, Dhruva Chandrashekhar, Sahem Karim and participants from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Maharashtra, and other states will be taking part in the race.
Fourteen women racers will also participate in the race. 10,000 people are likely to witness the race.
V Paluguna Urs and Lokesh were present. (MR/KMR).