TVS Racing win big at 2020 Indian National Rally Championship

TVS Racing win big at 2020 Indian National Rally Championship

8th Feb 2021 1:49 pm

The final round of the INRC was held at Hampi, Karnataka, where TVS, again, won in every category.

TVS Racing, the factory racing team of TVS Motor Company, finished the 2020 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) on quite a high note by winning the championship in all categories. 

  • R Nataraj won the ‘Group A upto 500cc’ category on the RTR 450 FX

  • Pinkesh Thakkar won the Group B Scooter Class on the Ntorq SXR

  • Aishwarya Pissay won the Group B Ladies Class on the RTR 200

2020 Indian National Rally Championship Final Round, Hampi

The final round of 2020 Indian National Rally Championship took place in Hampi, Karnataka, and saw TVS take a clean sweep. TVS Racing’s Rajendra RE finished on the top of the podium in the ‘Group A upto 500cc’ class atop the RTR 450 FX, Samuel Jacob finished 1st in the ‘Group B Super Sport upto 260cc’ class on a dirt-ready Apache RTR 200, and Karthik N finished on top in the ‘Group B Scooter’ class riding his Ntorq SXR.  In the ‘Group B Ladies’ class, Aishwarya Pissay finished on the top step.

Class 1

Super Bike (Pro Expert) class Group A

Rajendra RE

RTR 450 FX

P1

Class 4

Super Sport (260) Group B

Samuel Jacob

RTR 200

P1

Class 7

Group B Scooters (210)

Karthik N.  

NTORQ SXR

P1

Class 8

Group B Ladies Class

Aishwarya Pissay

RTR 200

P1


2020 Indian National Rally Championship overall standings

In the overall championship, TVS Racing rider R Nataraj won the Group A upto 500cc category, Samuel Jacob won the Super Sport Group B upto 260cc category, Pinkesh Thakkar won the Group B Scooter Class and Aishwarya Pissay won the Group B Ladies Class.

Additionally, TVS Racing also won the ‘Tuners Trophy’ in all the classes it participated in.

Class 1

Super Bike (Pro Expert) Class Group A

R Nataraj

RTR 450 FX

P1

Class 4

  Super Sport (260) Group B

Samuel Jacob

RTR 200

P1

Class 7

Group B Scooters (210)

Pinkesh Thakkar

NTORQ SXR

P1

Class 8

Group B Ladies Class

Aishwarya Pissay

RTR 200

P1

Commenting on the team’s performance, B Selvaraj, Team Manager, TVS Racing said, “I am extremely happy that TVS Racing had a hundred percent race win in 2020 INRC.  Nataraj and Samuel have maintained a consistent performance throughout the Rally and proved their dominance in their respective categories.  Pinkesh’s performance was remarkable this year and I am glad that he secured top position in his class.  Aishwarya also maintained her pace in the rally and finished on the podium.  I would like to thank all the TVS Racing team members for their relentless hard work in keeping the motorcycles and scooters at its best form and supporting the team in every step.”

Also see:

Gaurav Gill secures seventh Indian National Rally Championship title

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