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Race and rally stars to hit the track at India’s premiere national racing event held at the Buddh International Circuit
The grand finale of the JK Tyre National Racing Championship 2019 comes back to the Buddh International Circuit on November 30, 2019. Along with a serious set of races to decide the champion, the finale also includes an action-packed display of fast cars, racing talent and mind-boggling stunts at the JK Tyre Festival of Speed.
Top racing talent such as India’s first F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan, multiple national rally and APRC champion Gaurav Gill and multiple national racing champion Anindith Reddy will showcase their skills at the JK Tyre Festival of Speed(JKFOS) later this month. The Festival of Speed is a massive bouquet of every possible racing discipline being laid out: X1 Formula Racing Cars, LGB-Formula 4 cars, 1000 & 600cc Super Bikes, Gixxer Cup and lots more.
“The JKNRC finale is known as the biggest sports spectacle, not counting cricket matches, in the Capital. It draws over 40,000 fans and we offer each of them a wholesome package of entertainment, which includes pure racing, stunts, entertainment and top celebrities. This year with more partners joining in, we decided to repackage the entire weekend as the JK Tyre Festival of Speed and can assure our fans that it is going to be biggest motorsport extravaganza in the country,” said Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Head- Motorsport, JK Tyre
In an exciting format, each team will comprise of one international male and female driver each, one Indian international driver and two top Indian drivers, making for intense competition all through the day.
The line-up includes such international racing stalwarts as Mattias Lauda, Franky Cheng and Vitantonio Liuzzi. Add to this India’s top performers, Karthikeyan, Gill, Anindith, the Maini brothers, Krishnaraj Mahadik, Nayan Chatterjee, Vishnu Prasad among others, and fans will get to see their favorites on the D-Day.
For those who love bike-racing, the JKFOS will have the JK Super Bike Cup, starring almost all the top 1,000cc and 600cc bikes. There will be an international flavour to this section too, in the form of the Asia Cup of Road racing which will see some of Asia’s top riders in action.
Apart from all the pure racing, country’s top stunts-men will be putting up gravity-defying feats on their modified bikes, go-karts, cars and even a massive tractor, led by USA’s renowned two-wheeler stunt champion Aaron Colton. For the musically inclined, live entertainment has been planned.
The JK Tyre Festival of Speed will also speak about road safety, with the prestigious JK Tyre- Constitution Club of India Car Rally for Parliamentarians being made part of this extravaganza this year. To be flagged off from the Constitution Club on December 1, it will culminate at the Buddh Circuit in front of over 40,000 fans.