Volkswagen Motorsport India begins registration for Ameo Cup 2018

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Dream of becoming a racer? Here’s your chance. Volkswagen Motorsport India has announced the start of registrations for the Drivers’ Selection for the 9th edition of the premium Ameo Cup one make series. To be hosted as a part of the MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship, the one-make series of Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2018 will go across to all the racetracks in the country, namely the Madras Motor Race Track near Chennai, Kari Motor Speedway near Coimbatore and India’s only F1 racetrack, the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

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The format of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2018 will remain the same as the recently concluded Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2017 series that provided young racing talent in India a platform to display and nurture their racing skills. In total, the Ameo Cup 2017 saw participation from over 20 different drivers from different parts of the country and some from the global racing fraternity.

The drivers applying for the 2018 season will be put through special Drivers’ Selection round to be held at the Indi Karting Track in Kharadi, Pune on 27th & 28th January this year.

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Mr. Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India said, “Volkswagen Ameo Cup is a one of a kind professional track racing series for amateurs and aspiring racing drivers. Currently, in its 9th year, Volkswagen has stayed committed in its efforts to promote Motorsport in India and will continue to do so going forward. The last 8 years have seen remarkable progress in terms of infrastructure, development and technology, and this progress will help make the Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2018 a season to remember.”

The format of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup will have a grid of around 20 equally prepared machines and 10 races scheduled across the year. All interested and budding racers can fill out the registration form available at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfp-FPoNOnnstQDmwM3hSJXO239wTwzoAWGchBjpJ9ZJ_4AWA/viewform and follow the application process given on the website to be eligible for the evaluation process.

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