The 2013 season finale of the 16th JK Tyre racing championship promises to be a Mega affair

MUMBAI: The grand finale of the 16th JK Tyre Racing Championship to be held at the Buddh International Circuit on November 30-December 1, will see the unique coming together of the high-octane world of motor racing, glamour and music. The 2013 season opener held at the Kari Motor Speedway which created history in the Indian Motorsport industry is all set to culminate on a grand note at BIC.

JK Tyre, the biggest promoters of motorsport in the country in its yet another path breaking initiative has invited renowned international professional women’s racing team to race in the ‘Ultima Queens Cup’ which will run as a support race in the final round of the 16th JK Tyre Racing Championship. Keeping in mind the fact that India has very few women race drivers, JK Tyre in its efforts to promote women in this challenging sport has taken this step forward to encourage women drivers to take up racing as a serious sport. The audience will be treated to some adrenaline racing action as the Ultima Race Queens from Scandinavia, Puerto Rico, Hungary, and Netherlands display some wheel-to-wheel action in their Race Polos at the world’s best racing track.

JK Tyre has produced some of the most talented Indian male race drivers and with the JK Ultima Queens Cup they have taken the step to inspire Indian women into motorsports at a professional level.

Talking about this initiative, Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Head-Motorsport, JK Tyre & Industries Limited said, “We have always supported women race drivers and have been associated with the Duchess Car Rally for Women in Chennai, Trichy, Patna to name a few. By inviting the Ultima Race Queens to race here in India we want to encourage more and more women to take up motorsport which is otherwise considered a male-dominated spor


Besides the Ultima Queens Cup, the competition has heated up across the three race categories namely the JK Racing India Series, the JK-VW Polo R Cup and the LGB Formula 4. Fans will be treated to high-quality racing as India’s best race drivers will battle it out for the coveted ‘JK Tyre Racing Champion’. With few points separating the top 3 in all the categories, the weekend will be a thriller for all the fans.

To enthrall the crowd, German stuntman and world record holder Ronny Wechselberger along with India’s best Rally Drivers will do the Guinness Record breaking 360 degree parking at above normal speeds.

The 2013 season of the JK Tyre Racing Championship which was spread over four rounds has set new benchmarks in the industry in all aspects be it introducing world class racing technology & racing cars to young Indian racers in their country, practicing racing as practiced anywhere in the world, packaging to make the sport more viewer friendly, hospitality & a heady mix of speed & entertainment.

The qualifying & few races across each category will be held on Saturday, Nov 30 and the balance set of races on Sunday, Dec 1, 2013.

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