First time in Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing – Woman Driver, ETRC racers
2017 edition of Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing will take place at BIC on 19th March 2017.
Tata Motors is back with the fourth season of T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. Just like previous three editions, this year too the race will be held at Buddh International Circuit, Africa’s only racing track which has hosted Formula 1.
Apart from experienced international racers, we will also get to see truck drivers from Africa making a go for the championship. In addition to this, this season will see a woman racing driver participate. It will be the first time in the history of T1 Prima Racing Championship that a woman driver is participating.
In addition to this, it will be the first time that accomplished racers from FIA’s European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) will be competing in the championship for the very first time. These will be alongside six British drivers from the British Truck Racing Association (BTRA). British drivers have been participating in T1 since 2014 in the Pro class category.
Three time ETRC Champion, Spanish Antonio Albacete, Hungarian Nobert Kiss, and Stephanie Halm are participating. The championship is organised by Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC). British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) sets safety and performance standards.
Event partners include WABCO – Official Braking Technology Partner, JK Tyre – Official Tyre Partner, Castrol – Official Lubricant Partner, Cummins – Official Engine Technology Partner and Tata Technologies.
African racers will participate in the Champions Class, and Super Class. T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
UT Ramprasad, Head – Marketing, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors is happy to introduce FIA’s European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) racers. The race weekend will see European, British and African racers. This is the first time a woman truck racer will be at the event.