The third edition of Toyota
Etios Motor Racing (EMR) Trophy 2015 ended at the Buddh International Circuit
with Hisham E.K.P winning the race and claiming this year’s trophy. The young
racer made a brilliant start enabling him to pass the fellow participants to
emerge victorious and take home this year’s coveted trophy. He was closely
followed by Mezaan Anees and Hashim E.K.P, the first and second runners up
respectively of the overall EMR 2015 Trophy Championship.
This year the Etios Motor
Racing saw 12 new drivers and three existing drivers from the previous seasons.
Both the races were held at BIC on the 26th and 27th of September.
Congratulating the young
racers, N. Raja, Director and Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing,
Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said, “We are proud to have hosted a platform for such
a spectacular race here at BIC. I would like to congratulate the winners and
all the participants who made it to the finals of the Toyota EMR Trophy and put
up a great show. Motor sporting contests like these help budding racers to
showcase their racing skills and also give them a platform to nurture their
motor sporting career.”
All the winners of the four
races which were held over the weekend walked away with trophies and individual
The EMR Series is being
supported by TRD (Toyota Racing Development), the corporate brand from the
Toyota affiliate, Toyota Technocraft Co. Ltd. The EMR Series is based on a
single-make racing championship platform. The EMR cars are FIA qualified with
racing parts supplied by TRD, and their technical expertise will be utilized
throughout the series.
Toyota is also working closely
with Indian motorsport experts, Red Rooster Racing (International) Pvt., Ltd.
based in Bangalore, with Leelakrishnan - Former racing and rallying champion at
the helm. The Etios racing platform will help talented young racers develop
their skills, and further train them to gain a competitive edge for their
future in motorsports. They will be mentored by experts in the field, and will
be given an opportunity to compete amongst the best in the country. This series
will not only highlight the technological prowess of the manufacturer, but also
the endurance levels of the Etios and the ‘fun to drive’ aspect of the vehicle.
Etios Motor Racing
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