In the first ever National TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) Rally Championship conducted by JK Tyres in collaboration with FMSCI, Tata Motors Full Throttle has claimed a sweeping win. Tata Motors Full Throttle fielded the Tata Sumo Gold, Tata Sumo Grande, Tata Safari Dicor and the Tata Vista. In the Pro-Expert category, Tata Motors Full Throttle’s feat was led by the husband and wife duo of Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D’souza who clinched the first place in the Overall INRC TSD Championship. In the Pro-Stock class, Tata Motors Full Throttle again won with the Bangalore-based driver-navigator pair of Chidanand Murthy and Sujith Kumar BS. In the Ladies INRC TSD Championship category, Dipali Poddar and Ipsita Das from Kolkata won for the company.
Commenting on Tata Motors championship win, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “We at Tata Motors are extremely enthused by our achievement. Motorsports is of strategic importance to any car manufacturer globally and Tata Motors is proud to have found a winning formula through this victory. It is a platform that we at Tata Motors use to improve on overall performance, safety and quality of our vehicles and is also the most effective way, to have our customers involved. Everyone likes to be part of a winning team.”
In efforts to promote its motorsport activities, Tata Motors launched the Full Throttle in February 2011. The Full Throttle which also serves as a platform for its development and testing of passenger vehicles. It has made a mark in some of the famous Indian motorsport activities like Desert Storm, Dakshin Dare, Raid De Himalaya, Eastern Mountain Safari rally and the Hornbill International Motor rally. To help it achieve these accolades, it works very closely with Jayem Automotive Coimbatore. Tata Motors also launched the Tata Motors Full Throttle Experience and Tata Motors Full Throttle Trails. Full Throttle Experience, are off-roading expeditions which span over a number of days, while Full Throttle Trails, are half-day off-roading events.
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