After successfully conducting India’s maiden night test session at the MMRT in August, the Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC) reiterated its decision to introduce night racing for saloon cars next year.
Chief guest Arun Mammen, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, MRF Ltd., presented the trophies to the podium finishers of the just-concluded Indian National Racing Championships for four-wheelers and two-wheelers – Individual, Team and Manufacturers. Trophies were also given away to the top three finishers in the Idemitsu Honda India Talent Cup and TVS One-Make Championship.
Raghul Rangasamy, winner of the MRF F1600 Championship, and Dhruv Shivaji Mohite of Rayo Racing, champion in the Indian Touring Cars, will be participating in one-off races in the United Kingdom and South Africa respectively. While reflecting on the 2019 season, MMSC Vice President and former FMSCI chief Vicky Chandhok thanked MRF for its continued support.
“MRF’s active involvement in our racing activities has helped us take the sport to the next level. We also acknowledge and appreciate the participation of manufacturers TVS, Honda, Volkswagen and Yamaha. We saw a quantum increase in the number of participants from across India, giving our championships a truly National flavour. We had 260 contestants from 18 States and Union territories in two-wheeler championships, 90 representing 15 teams in four-wheeler championship. There were several emerging young talent in the age bracket of 12-18.”