Volkswagen Motorsport India has announced the Polo Cup 2020.
The drivers’ selection process for the 11th Edition of the Volkswagen Championship has already begun and the organisers have already received 1,300 entries. Aspiring drivers with a keen interest in Motorsport can register themselves for the selection process on or before January 20.
The two-day driver selection process scheduled on January 25 and 26 at Ajmera Indi Karting Track, Mumbai, will have Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India, Rayomand Banajee, Driver Coach and Steve Hodges, Karting Expert as the jurors, states a Press release.
The process will comprise of judging drivers on their overall driving skills which includes consistency in performance, understanding of racing lines, lap times, driving attitude and ability to learn. The selection process will also include a fitness test that will focus on the overall capabilities of race drivers to secure their position on the grid of the One-make series.
Commenting on the announcement of the 2020 Polo Cup, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, said, “The Volkswagen Polo is synonymous to a fun-to-drive experience, equipped with highest safety standards and build quality that is needed on the race track. We’re extremely delighted to bring back this carline for the 11th edition of Volkswagen Motorsport’s One Make Championship. The team has made relentless efforts in training young talent and providing opportunities of global Volkswagen Motorsport standards. We encourage all those interested participants to come witness the Race Polo at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020.”
“It is a proud moment for us to mention that with a decade’s presence in India, Volkswagen Motorsport continues to be the only OEM directly involved in Motorsport. Aspiring drivers from within the country and neighbouring countries have been trained by our program and have gone on to race internationally. With the 11th edition of this championship, Volkswagen would like to reiterate its continued commitment in promoting Motorsport in India,” added Vissa.
The event had already created a record for India with over 1,600 registrations last year.
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