Come March 20 – The Buddh International Circuit (BIC), Greater Noida, will be abuzz with thousands of aficionados of truck racing as the Season 3 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing championship hosted by Tata Motors will be flagged off. Tata Motors has already unveiled the new T1 2016 race truck, with a total 43 additional modifications, for a faster, more exciting Season 3. The race that features two categories – Super Class comprising of Indian race truck and Pro Class comprising of internationally acclaimed driver is expected to draw thousands of spectators.
R. Ramakrishnan, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy & Planning and Customer Value Creation, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, In season 3, Tata Motors is unfolding a new chapter in the history of Indian trucking, with a theme of ‘India to the World’ involving Indian talent, and is all set to create history yet again, in the one of the world largest commercial vehicle markets. With the T1 Racer Program having attracted over 550 nominations from our customers businesses, the ones shortlisted through the program today, are based on driving experience, average kilometers driven in a year, along with the experience of negotiating different terrains. 17 have passed the Level 3 of the Indian Truck Racer program. The final 12 will be decided after level 4. We wish them the very best.”
Launched in 2014, the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship was launched by Tata Motors to add an exciting new dimension of truck racing, to one of the largest trucking markets in the world. Over the last two years, the event showcased the best talent in International truck racing, as well as the latest advancements in trucking technologies by Tata Motors. While season 1 of the T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship witnessed over 25,000 spectators in its debut race, this was followed by over 50,000 cheering enthusiasts in Season 2, held in March 2015.