Rally of Coimbatore 2014 has seen Mahindra XUV500 in the lead as Team Mahindra Adventure was declared winners of the 2nd round of Indian Rally Championships. This win comes after the team got off to a flying start in Rally of Maharashtra held earlier this year.
Narain Karthikeyan’s 2014 Super Formula championship Round 3 race today ended in a 7th place finish at at Fuji Speedway, Japan. The Tata Motors and Tata Sons supported driver began in 11th place was successful in steering his Dallara SF14 ahead of Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto, and Fuji Super Formula race winner Yuji Kunimoto.
Former F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan’s 3rd round 2014 Super Formula championship qualification sees him in 11th place having struggled to adapt his car to the Japanese circuit.
Pirelli revealed what their new 18 inch low profile tyres will look like a few days back. Now, Lotus F1 has put these new tyres with 18″ rims to test. The new rubbers displayed by Pirelli have the same width as 13 inch tyres though diameter is larger by 30mm, while tyre and wheel together are 4 kgs heavier.
TVS Racing Team’s Bangalorean rider, R Nataraj rode to victory on his TVS Wego at the 25th Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally at Navi Mumbai. 36 riders joined the challenge, and Natraj outpaced Shamim Khan riding a Mahindra Rodeo by a split .04 seconds while timing 00.27.30 seconds in penalties.
Maruti Suzuki has organised its first Time-Speed-Distance (TSD) format women’s rally on July 6th. Women motorsports enthusiasts will be flagged off from Viman Nagar, Pune and traverse a 120 km route in and around the city’d hilly terrain.
Cougar Motorsports, along with title sponsors Pune based Force Motors is organising first edition of Rainforest Challenge India in Goa titled “Force Gurkha RFC India 2014”, from August 8-14. Brought to India for the first time, this challenge is open to all 4×4 users in the country and is looked upon as one of the toughest and most exigent of 4×4 challenges in the world.
Tata Communications’ F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize for $50,000 was announced last month. Today, details of the first of 3 challenges have been made available through a platform that gets people involved to solve 3 technology challenges pertaining to Formula 1 racing.
Cougar Motorsport is now gearing up for Rainforest Challenge India 2014. RFC India Chapter sees offroaders get set to compete in Goa from 8-14 August, 2014. Rainforest Challenge India 2014 spans 6 days and is divided in 4 sections: Prologue, Predator, Terminator and Twilight Zone.
Assen Moto3 saw Mahindra’s racing duo begin their Dutch TT quest from rows 5 and 6 having qualified in 13th (Miguel Oliveira) and 18th (Arthur Sissis). In his last outing at Italy, Miguel began 19th on the grid and almost got on the podium, finishing in 4th place.