Hyderabad, 25 June 2014: Close to 50 drivers, including the country’s top karters and new entrants, will be seen battling across three categories in the JK Tyre National Rotax Max Karting Championship 2014 under the aegis of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) which kicks off at the Kart Centre, Lahiri Resorts, in Hyderabad this weekend.
The championship, spread over five rounds, will be held across Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Bangalore in the Micro Max (7 to 12 years), Junior Max (13 to 16 years) and Senior Max (15 years and above) categories.
Bangalore’s BPC Racing is the new team in the fray and will challenge established teams like Mohites Racing, Rayo Racing, Dark Don Racing and Meco Racing for honours. Vishnu Prasad, Krishnaraj Mahadik and Pradyumn V Danigond, the 2013 champions in Senior Max, Junior Max and Micro Max respectively, have confirmed participation, while other well-known names such as Chittesh Mandody, Akhil Rabindra, Ameya Bafna and Nayan Chatterjee, besides the younger lot of Kush Maini, Paul Francis, Nikhil Bora, Yash Aradhaya and girl karter Mira Erda, will also be seen in action.
The qualifying rounds, followed by heats, will be held on Saturday while the warm-up races on Sunday will be followed by the pre-finals and finals. The winners of the championship will get to participate in the Rotax Grand Finals in the United States.