January 22, 2015

Tata Motors announces T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship 2015 - Season 2

Tata Motors announced the Season 2 of the India's first truck racing championship - T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. Inscribed on the calendars of FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) and FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India)
the championship will be hosted at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida on March 15, 2015.

The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship 2015 will feature 12 Tata Prima trucks built for the purpose and will be driven by experienced international drivers representing six teams - Team Castrol Vecton,  Team Cummins, Team Tata Technologies Motorsports, Team Dealer Warriors, Team Dealers Daredevils and Team Allied Partners.

Entering Season 2 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, the Tata Prima race truck boasts10 per cent increased speed (up to 130 km/hr),10 per cent increased acceleration and 10 per cent weight reduction, along with a new aerodynamic design.

Tata Motors has also conceptualised and introduced a new strategic driver selection and training program to induct and mould Indian truck drivers for T1's Future. The T1 Driver Program is designed to provide an opportunity for potential drivers to make it into truck racing. This program not only enhances competition on driving skills, but has an ultimate goal of creating a well-rounded truck racing driver.

"With the first edition of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship having produced some very exciting races,we are pleased to announce the next season in 2015. As we enter season two,it is in our continuous endeavour to remain the most preferred trucking brand and I wish to thank our sponsors, team of engineers, consultants, organisers, volunteers and, certainly, spectators for creating a big sporting holiday with an unforgettable atmosphere," said Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors.

R. Ramakrishnan. Senior Vice-President (Commercial), Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, added, "Off the back of a great 2014 campaign, Tata Motors is determined to continue this positive momentum into the new season.Showcasing our commitment to the sport, we have introduced a slew of new initiatives in the 2015 race truck, along with our new Indian driver selection and training program for 2016. As we ready ourselves for season two of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, we hope to strengthen our on-track record, as we continue to lead in a rapidly changing Indian market place, with new-generation trucking technologies and solutions. The event will definitely be one of the highlights of the year." 


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