Tata Motors Full Throttle wins inaugural JK Tyre Indian National TSD Rally Championship

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Tata Motors Full Throttle motorsports team has claimed top honors at India’s first-ever National TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) Rally Championship – FMSCI-JK Tyre Indian National TSD rally.

Tata Motors Full Throttle team consisted of Tata Sumo Gold, Tata Sumo Grande, Tata Safari Dicor and the Tata Vista.

Tata Motors Full Throttle’s feat was led by the husband and wife duo of Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D’souza, who clinched the Overall INRC TSD Championship and first place in the Pro-Expert category. Tata Motors Full Throttle also won the Pro-Stock class, with the Bangalore-based driver-navigator pair of Chidanand Murthy and Sujith Kumar BS, while Dipali Poddar and Ipsita Das from Kolkata, won the Ladies INRC TSD Championship for Tata Motors Full Throttle.

Commenting on Tata Motors championship win, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “We at Tata Motors are extremely enthused by our achievement. Motorsports is of strategic importance to any car manufacturer globally and Tata Motors is proud to have found a winning formula through this victory. It is a platform that we at Tata Motors use to improve on overall performance, safety and quality of our vehicles and is also the most effective way, to have our customers involved. Everyone likes to be part of a winning team.”

Tata Motors Full Throttle has been victorious in some of the well known rallies like the Desert Storm, Dakshin Dare, Raid De Himalaya, Eastern Mountain Safari rally and the Hornbill International Motor rally.

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Final Championship standings (top 3):

Overall Manufacturers Champions: Team Tata Motors

Overall:
1st place – Team Tata Motors – Satish Gopalkrishnan / Savera D’souza (78 points)
2ndplace – Team Tata Motors – Karthick Maruthi / Sankar Anand (71 pts)
3rd place – Team Tata Motors – Sachin Singh / Chandrasekhar M (57 pts)

Pro-Expert:
1st place – Team Tata Motors – Satish Gopalkrishnan / Savera D’souza (78 points)
2ndplace – Team Tata Motors – Karthick Maruthi / Sankar Anand (77 pts)
3rd place – Team Tata Motors – GB Girijashankar Joshy (68 pts)

Pro-Stock:
1stplace – Team Tata Motors – Chidanand Murthy / Sujith Kumar BS (133 pts)
2ndplace – Team Tata Motors – Shanmugam Gopalkrishnan / Venkatesh Sekar (81 pts)
3rdplace – Team Tata Motors – Srikanth Gowda / Kuriakose Elias Paarel (52 pts)

 

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