Pictures by Mohd Nasir
Steve Thomas of Team Allied
Partners signed into Season II of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship 2015
in style, finishing fastest in the 20 minute Qualifying Session on March 14,
2015, at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Stuart Oliver of Team Castrol
Vecton, last years’ T1 Prima Truck Racing Champion, was second fastest, with
Oly Janes finishing third fastest also of Team Castrol Vecton.
Steve Thomas said "It was
a really good day to have finished first in Qualifying today, my second time
racing here in India at the BIC. One of the main things we’ve learnt is that
the T1 Prima Race truck is very reliable. All the race trucks competing today
were evenly matched, making for a very competitive final race. I am delighted
to be here and hope to finish on the podium in tomorrow’s main race”
After a spectacular
action-packed Truck Racing event last year, Tata Motors kicked-off Season II of
the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship 2015, at the BIC, with two free practice
sessions and a 20 minutes qualifying session. This will be followed by an 8 lap
Super Qualifier and a 16 lap Final Race on Sunday, March 15.
Featuring 12 Tata PRIMA race
trucks built for the purpose, driven by experienced international truck racing
drivers from the acclaimed British & European Truck Racing championships,
the Tata Prima race trucks for Season II boast 20pc more speed (upto 135
km/hr), a new aerodynamic design, with 10pc increased acceleration and 10pc
weight reduction, over Season I of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship.
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