TVS Racing invites aspiring women racers for 2019 edition of TVS Ladies One Make Championship

Bangalore, January 31, 2019: TVS Racing, the factory racing arm of TVS Motor Company, is inviting aspiring women racers to participate in the 2019 edition of the Ladies One Make Championship. The selection rounds will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai on February 9th and February 23rd respectively. These sessions will include a full day training school conducted by national champions of TVS Racing to ensure riders are familiarized with their race tuned TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0.

Based on their best lap timings, physical fitness and racing abilities, top 15 riders will be selected from each city. The final round of selection will take place in Chennai at the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) on May 4th, 2019.  The Bangalore selection round will be held at Meco Kartopia in Hennur and the Mumbai round at Island Sports Gokart Track in Wadala. Interested women candidates can register on the link below: https://www.tvsracing.com/tvs-womens-one-make-racing.aspx

Commenting on this occasion, B Selvaraj, Team Manager, TVS Racing said, “We are the only manufacturer in India committed to women racing with 4 consecutive seasons of the TVS Ladies One Make Championship. We introduced this initiative to train and equip talented women riders to enter the mainstream racing arena. With each passing year, I am delighted to see the increasing number of participants, which is a testimony to our effort of creating a gender-neutral space for motorsports in India.  I wish all the women participants the very best and hope to see them excited about professional racing.” 

The team will compete in 5 rounds for the championship astride the race tuned TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0. Post the final selection round in Chennai, the racers will undergo specific training under the aegis of the national champion riders from TVS Racing to improve physical fitness and hone their racing skills before the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship begins in June, 2019.

Please find below the details:

Bangalore

·         Date – 9th February, 2019

·         Venue - Meco Kartopia, Hennur

·         Reporting Time – 8 am

·         Entry Fee – Rs 1000

·         Documents - Riding Licenses ( DL )

·         Trainers - Harry Sylvester, K.Jagan Kumar, KY.Ahamed & Aishwarya Pissay

·         Safety (Mandatory) - Full face Helmet with visor & Double D ring strap with DOT & ECE certification. Limited racing suits available on first come basis.

Mumbai

·         Date – 23rd February, 2019

·         Venue - Island Sports Gokart Track, Wadala,

·          Reporting Time – 8 am

·          Entry Fee – Rs 1000

·          Documents - Riding Licenses ( DL )

·          Trainers - Harry Sylvester, K.Jagan Kumar, KY.Ahamed & Aishwarya Pissay

·          Safety (Mandatory) - Full face Helmet with visor & Double D ring strap with DOT & ECE certification. Limited racing suits available on first come basis.


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