Tata sweeps the board in Indian rally
ERJ staff report (BC)
Mumbai – Tata Motors has claimed a sweeping win in the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India-JK Tyre Indian National TSD [time-speed-distance] Rally, reports Drivespark.
Husband and wife duo Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D'souza took first place in the Pro-Expert category, also clinching the Overall Indian National Rally Championship TSD award.
The Tata Motors Full Throttle team took first to third places in the Overall Manufacturers Champions and Pro-Stock categories as well as in the Pro-Expert category.
Ranjit Yadav, president of Tata Motors’ passenger vehicles business unit, said: “[The company] launched Tata Motors Full Throttle [TMFT] in February 2011, as a platform for steering the company's participation in motor sports, including developing and testing of Tata Motors passenger vehicles.
”TMFT has been victorious in some of the most reputed rallies, namely Desert Storm (California), Dakshin Dare (India), Raid De Himalaya (India), Eastern Mountain Safari rally (Kolkata, India) and the Hornbill International Motor Rally (Nagaland, India).”
Tata Motors works closely with R&D consultancy Jayem Automotives in the motorsports arena.
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