Backed by over 40 years of racing heritage and pedigree, TVS Racing recently concluded the selection round for the 2023 TVS One Make Championship.
TVS Racing pioneered the One Make Championship in 1994 and since then has trained and given the opportunity to over 5,000 budding racers to sharpen and showcase their skills. Today, the program consists of four categories in India – Rookie, Women’s, Media, and Expert, and in 2022 expanded internationally with the first ever TVS Asia One Make Championship.
The team designed a rigorous and competitive selection process that enabled them to assess riders’ skills, evaluate their latest achievements and basis their lap timings select the fastest riders. This process ensured that only the most exceptional candidates have been shortlisted to participate in the championship.
Sharing his delight, Vimal Sumbly, Head – Premium Business of TVS Motor Company, said, “We take great pride in being the propagators of offering a platform for aspiring riders to hone and showcase their skills and take their first step towards a career in racing."
♦ TVS Racing has trained over 500+ women riders in the country since 2016, and celebrates the 7th edition of the Petronas TVS OMC Women’s category this year.
♦ The Petronas TVS OMC Rookie category focuses on nurturing talent from 13 to 18 years, and selected 12 riders for its 3rd edition this year, after having trained over 50+ rookie riders in the country since 2021.
♦ 12 expert riders were selected for the most competitive and high-intensity category - Petronas TVS OMC RR310 category.
♦ 16 fastest riders from a total of 31 journalists and influencers from across India were selected to race for the entire season in the Petronas TVS OMC Media category this year. These riders will ride the race-spec TVS Apache RTR 200 throughout the season.
♦ Under the women’s and media category, racers rode the race-spec TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, while the rookie category rode the specially built TVS Apache RR 200.