12 Indian truck racers will compete in the Super Class category of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship 2016 Season 3, at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday.
Selected under the first-ever T1 Racer Program (TRP), by Tata Motors the new Indian Truck Driver Race selection and training program, was based on the company’s strategic objective of making the profession of truck driving aspirational and at the same time act as a catalyst to induct drivers into the commercial vehicles profession.
These Indian Truck Drivers have been selected from a pool of truck drivers who are employed with Tata Motors’ key customers, from all over the country.
Like in the earlier years, Season 3 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship will continue to host experienced international drivers representing six teams, featuring 12 Tata PRIMA race trucks, built for the purpose. T1 2016 will host two race categories, with four races –
• Two Super Class – Comprising of Indian race truck drivers
• Two Pro Class – Two Pro Class - Comprising of Internationally acclaimed drivers with proven experience in the field of truck racing
The 12 Indian drivers selected for the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP are –
Syed Akram Pasha