Tata Motors recently unveiled the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. The series that is set to kick off on the 23rd of March, 2014 at the Buddh International Circuit will feature 12 race-prepped Prima trucks, with renowned truck racing drivers from around the world. Each round will feature two races. We can’t wait to see this championship get going. Here are more images of the race ready Primas.
Narain Karthikeyan and Tata Motors MD, the late Karl Slym, at the launch of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship
The race Primas have been heavily modified to ensure that they are suitable for motorsport
12 regular Primas have been heavily modified for racing
Each round will be held on a tarmac track with two races per weekend
The race Primas are heavily modified – featuring the addition of a rollcage, and changes to the brake cooling system and fuel tank
The racing series will have six teams competing in it, with 12 internationally acclaimed truck racers
Trucks in the championship are capable of reaching a top speed of 110 kph
The Prima racing trucks come fitted with JK Tyre rubber, while the company is also one of the official sponsors of the series itself
Stopping power from WABCO for the Prima racing truck – also one of the official sponsors of the series
Manoeuvring these racing trucks around a tight and twisty race circuit will certainly take some skill and a touch of muscle power too
In their racing trim, these trucks make 370PS of power
Tata is looking to expand the series later
Narain Karthikeyan with the T1 Prima Race Truck
Tata Motors officials with the new Prima racing trucks
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