Tata Motors’ T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, 6 teams, 12 drivers
Tata Motors’s inspired T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship gets underway tomorrow. The 6 participating teams (two trucks per team) and driver line-up were introduced earlier today at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida as they prepare to race at the India’s only F1 track tomorrow.
Cummins, Castrol, Tata Technologies, JK Tyre, Wabco and Accenture key sponsors for the event, with Tata Steel, Setco Automotive, RSB Group and Rane Group as associate sponsors. T1 Championship teams are: Castrol Vecton, Cummins, Tata Technologies Motorsports, Allied Partners, Dealer Daredevils and Dealer Warriors.
Details of the six teams and their respective drivers are as follows -
|Team||Driver 1||Driver 2|
|DAVID JENKINS||BRIAN BURT|
|STUART OLIVER||DAVE BALL|
|MAT SUMMERFIELD||SIMON REID|
|STEVE ROTHERY||PAUL Mc.CUMISKY|
|STEVE THOMAS||GRAHAM POWELL|
|BEN HORNE||STEVEN POWELL
WABCO is the official braking technology partner and JK Tyre, official tyre partner for T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. Faeturing Tata PRIMA trucks built specifically for the purpose, India’s 1st truck racing championship is being organised by Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC). Safety and performance standards are being followed as per British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) guidelines.
Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd., “We are excited about the commencement of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship tomorrow which offers a wonderful showcase for the Indian trucking industry. We welcome all our partners – the team owners and sponsors, and are delighted in joining hands with them in putting together this ground-breaking event of India’s first truck racing event, an adventurous and unique form of motorsports. We would like to wish all the teams the very best, as they strive for glory, in this grand spectacle of big beautiful Prima race trucks race against each other”.