Ready for Truckin'?

Motor Sport India|March 2017

Ready for Truckin'?

As Tata Motors prepares for its fourth season of truck racing, we catch up with Vicky Chandhok on training the new  crop of highway-to-speedway truckers.

Jehan Adil Darukhanawala

I WAS LUCKY ENOUGH TO witness the sheer might and presence these mastodons exuded when they hurtled down the straight of the Buddh International Circuit for the third season of the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing championship. The third running of the event was witness to a fantastic initiative for Indian highway truckers where they were moulded into truck racing drivers with the help of the MMSC.

Now in its fourth season, Tata has persevered to inculcate more of the same racing mentality into newer generations of highway drivers while ensuring the previous batch continue their training. Hence this year at the Tata Racing Program (TRP) 2.0, 214 new drivers joined the previous sixteen in order to get the 2017 batch ready.

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