Richard Collett and Paul McCumisky to race for Allied Partner Team at T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship
Allied Partner Team at Tata Motors’ T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship sees Tata Steel as Associate Partner and co-owner. The teams 2 racing truck drivers at Tata Motors’ T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship are Richard Collett (#95) and Paul McCumisky (#99). RSB Group and Setco Automotive are the other Associate Partners and co-owners of Allied Partner Team.
BTRA Chairman, Richard Collett co-owns Collett Transport, UK’s leading heavy haulage company. Having started truck racing about 18 years ago, he’s raced Seddon Atkinson, Foden, Volvo White, ERF and MAN trucks. The British Championship racer is also Chairman of the association.
Paul McCumisky, 2003 BTRA Division 2 Champion has worked in many aspects of road transport, from mechanic to transport manager. At present he drives a 44 ton tanker. having started racing trucks in 1986 at Silverstone, he has competed in both the British series and FIA European series taking 4th place in 1988 and 1989. In the 2003 season in BTRA, he won in Division 2.
“Tata Motors has been pioneers in trucking in India and its only befitting of the company to therefore introduce truck racing in India. We are very excited to be the partner at India’s first-ever truck racing championship hosted by Tata Motors. Tata Steel has been a strategic partner supplier to Tata Motors for over two decades and has supplied steel for various critical parts including chassis frames for trucks. In the recent past our technology teams have worked very closely with Tata Motors team to develop high tensile steel chassis frames for Prima Trucks. Tata Steel wishes Tata Motors great success in India’s first-ever truck racing competition and are proud to partner them in this exciting new development in India’s motor sports arena.”
Mr. RK Behera’s one statement aptly summarizes RSB Group values and life which echoes in every corner of the company: “Ethic is our foundation, passion is our energy, humanism is our path, excellence is our goal and immortality is our destination.”
In the Automotive Vertical, RSB manufactures parts for medium and heavy commercial vehicles, passenger cars, tractors and light commercial vehicles. The compony ahs made acquisitiosn overseas in teh past 10 years. RSB’s Indian and overseas customers include global OEMs like Tata Motors, Tata Hitachi, Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, John Deere, Fiat, Ford, Allison Transmissions, American Axle, Eaton, Magna, GKN, Daimler, Renault Nissan, Kamaz, Caterpillar, Terex, JCB, Kobelco, Komatsu and GE, Volkswagen, PSA Peugeot Citroen, and others
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