Srichakra Ltd., one of India’s leading manufacturers of 2 & 3 wheeler and
off-highway tyres will power the MMSC Motorcycle Endurance Race 2021. All the
bikes in the racing event will be shod with TVS Eurogrip tyres. The racing event
will be held at the iconic MMRT circuit for over two hours on Sunday, March 28.
Some of the country’s top riders are among the record 48 team entries for this
year’s prestigious event.
company specialises and focuses on two and three-wheeler tyres. A rich
experience in two-wheeler tyre design and manufacturing backed by global
R&D capabilities has had them roll out products with cutting-edge
technology for a wide range of two-wheelers.
two-hour Endurance race which will have a Le Mans (running) start, a unique
feature of this format, will be contested in three categories – Pro-stock
301-400cc, Stock 165cc (restricted to under-25 riders) and Girls (TVS Apache
RTR 200). Each team will have two riders.
on the association, P Madhavan, EVP – Sales & Marketing, TVS Srichakra
Limited, said, “We are proud to partner with MMSC Motorcycle Endurance Race,
and equip the bikes with our tyres. The Endurance Race will be the perfect
opportunity for both aspiring and seasoned bikers. Given the challenging nature
of the circuit, it will be a unique platform to showcase our products and
demonstrate performance. TVS EUROGRIP tyres are built for high performance
biking and are an ideal fit for this championship. By associating with Indian
Motorsports, we reaffirm our promise of offering world-class products with
cutting-edge technology for today’s new-age bikers.”
Vice-President Vicky Chandhok said, “We are absolutely delighted that TVS
Eurogrip have made an entry into racing, and the MMSC is truly grateful for
their involvement. We are also overwhelmed by the response from the riders
despite the challenging conditions dictated by the pandemic. Back in 2019, we
had received 32 entries, but this time, the number has exceeded our
further added, “In our constant endeavor to provide a platform for young riders
to exhibit their racing skills, one of the three categories, the Stock 165cc,
is restricted to those below 25 years of age while we also have an exclusive
class for girls. We at the MMSC always put premium on safety and in view of the
current situation, there will be strict Covid-19 protocols in place.”
Pro-Stock category, will be headlined by the team of veteran international
riders, RajiniKrishan and Sarath Kumar who will be up against skilled pairings
like Karthik Mateti-Yashas RL and Abhimanyu Gautam-Anand R. The 2020 National
champion in the Novice class, Mohan Babu along with Uday Prakash, will be the
pair to watch in the Stock 165cc category while the talented LaniZena
Fernandez, runner-up in the 2020 National championship, and her team-mate
Arpitha Bhat are expected to dominate the Girls category.