Volkswagen Motorsport India has been successfully running its one-make series since 2010. The Ameo Cup began two years ago. Volkswagen Motorsport India will continue to run the series with Madras Motor Sports Club. The entire format in the Ameo Class will be identical to the one-make series. The participants will be in for a long season, with ten races over four race weekends, scheduled over the next five months. The winners of the season will now be officially recognized as the Indian National Champions in the Ameo Class.
The first round of the Ameo Class will be held at Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore while the second and third round at Madras Motor Race Track and last round at the Buddh International Circuit. The winner of the Pro and Junior Category will be officially recognized as the National Champion of the Ameo Class category.
“We are happy that the FMSCI has recognized the racing series we have been running over the years as a class of the National Racing Championship from this season onwards. We have put in a lot of efforts over the years in building up a racing property that is truly of international standards and the recognition of being a National Championship encourages us further to take this to the next level.” He added, “This is a positive step for us as a manufacturer, and the championship, as the winner, will be officially be crowned a National Champion by FMSCI. This will, in turn, help our drivers in growing further in their racing careers.” said Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India.