Mumbai, Nov 23 (UNI) Ten10 Racing, after the strategic, commercial and technical partnership with WTR Team, Italy, is set to become the first Indian motorcycle racing team to be part of an international race, the Moto GP.
Ten10 Racing will also use this opportunity to introduce their young and accomplished rider Sarath Kumar, who with his participation in the upcoming 125cc World Championship 2011, will become the first Indian motorcycle rider to participate at the international level, it was announced at a press conference here today.
MotoGP is the pinnacle of the world motorcycle championship and can be defined as the Formula 1 of motorcycle racing. The championship comprises three classes of motorcycle racing, namely, the 125 cc World Championships, Moto 2 World Championships and the Moto GP World Championships – Premier Event.
The partnership between Ten10 Racing and WTR Team aims to collaborate technically for international and Indian racing. To recognise and nurture young Indian talent and introduce them to the world arena and also attempt at creating an all Indian team by 2014, which will be recognised as among the best in the MotoGP circuit.
Speaking at the conference, the Team Principal, Ramji Govindarajan said “Our vision is to build a professional motorcycle racing brand/team in and from India. And, use motor sports as a vehicle of brand promotion. Our partnership with WTR Team very important milestone in Indian sports history. We would like to thank Loris Castellucci and his team for approaching a team from India and I am confident that this partnership will be competitive and generate lot of new talent from India and Italy.” Team Manager and Director WTR, Loris Castellucci said “I am personally very satisfied of this partnership, which is mainly born by the passion that WTR Team and Ten10 Racing commonly share for motorcycle racing. This is an extremely important project that ties together WTR and Ten10 for the next three years. Our common goal is to be recognised as WTR-Ten10 Racing, and thanks to efforts from Mr Ramji and team such an important project has been realised.” UNI GS LY CS VK1509
Source: Uni India