Musli Power-Ten10 Racing – the trendsetters are back.
Unveiling riders line up for the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2012[caption id="attachment_10065" align="alignleft" width="448" caption="L-R Vinoth Kanan, S Madan, Arjun EB, Sudhakar"][/caption]
India,Thursday, May 31, 2012 : Ten10 Racing India’s first MotoGP and World Super Sports (WSS) team are back to participate in the India National Motorcycle Racing Championships 2012 being held at Coimbatore & Chennai starting from June 2012 till October 2012. Kunnath Pharmaceuticals are the title sponsor for the 2012 season with the team being called Musli Power –Ten10 Racing.
The rider line-up for Musli Power Ten10 team participating in Group C 165CC Class is :
- Vinoth Kannan (27) : Four times National Motorcycle Racing Champion, One time Formula Swift Champion.
- Arjun EB (24): Second Runner up 2011 National Motorcycle Racing Champion, Group D.
- S Madan (20):, 2011 National Champion Group D 165 CC
- Sudhakar M (28): Champion Honda 130CC Cup
The Indian National Motorcycle Racing Champion (INMRC) is organized by Madras Motor Sports Club & FMSCI (Federation of Motorsports Club of India) to determine the National Champions in the two wheeler racing circuit. The championship has churned out champions from India who have gone on to participate in the international circuits, some being
Sarath Kumar (19) is the first Indian to participate in MotoGP 2011. Currently he is riding the Italian Championship. Sarath Kumar is managed by Ten10 Racing. (India’s first MotoGP rider & Italian Championship race winner)
Ramji Govindarajan – Team Owner, Musli Power Ten10, said, “Ten10 Racing is working towards establishing itself as a business in Motorsport; an upcoming sport in India and Asia. We are happy to announce our participation in the 2012 INMRC. It is always good to be back and participate in the National Championship supporting young and deserving talent.”. He further added, ”We are excited with the right mix of riders in our team which is backed by an innovative and experienced technical staff to build the right championship package."
K. C. Abraham – Managing Director, Kunnath Pharamceuticals said, “We are excited to support Ten10 Racing this year in the Museli Power has been associated with motorsports, a growing sport among the youth in the country since the last 12 months and are excited to support Ten10 Racing two wheeler national championship.”
Riders of Musli Power Ten10 speak:
Vinoth Kanan: “I am really delighted to be a part of Ten10 Racing for 2012. The team comes with a legacy and has experiences in the International Champions such as MotoGP and WSBK. I look forward to to win my fifth championship with Ten10 Racing and I am sure together we will be able to perform and achieve the mutual goal.”
Arjun EB: “It is an honor for me to continue with Ten10 Racing in 2012 as well. I have associated with the team for two seasons. This time I get an opportunity to get into higher class of racing in Group C 165CC.
S Madan: “2011 has not been easy despite my winning the National Champion Group D 165 CC. I did this in my private capacity. My dream to ride in a professional team and that has come true for the 2012 season. I I am confident that I am in good hands being a part of Musli Ten10 team..”
Sudhakar M: “I was a part of Ten10 Racing in 2010 though I missed out on the Championship as luck did not favour me resulting in a few crashes. I am excited to be back in the team for the new season . I am confident that we will have a winning season together.”
About Ten10 Racing
Ten10 Racing is a competitive motorcycle racing team based in Bangalore, India. It was founded in 2009 by Ramji Govindarajan who is a former racer and heads a digital media agency in Bangalore.
Ten10 Racing was the first non-factory team from India to participate in the MotoGP 125CC World Championships with young rider Sarath Kumar. This year Ten10 is competing in Super Sport World Championship and in the Group C '165cc' Indian bike category in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship and in the Super Stock 1000 Malaysian Super Series.
Ten10 Racing will be called Musli Power – Ten10 Racing for the 2012 season in India.
Ten10 Racing (I) Pvt. Ltd. aims to introduce new talent and support them while striving to achieve success in motorsports, both as a business and as a dedicated race team in India & Asia. More information can be found on http://www.ten10racing.com/
About Kunnath Pharmaceuticals
Kunnath Phramaceuticals is engaged in the research , development and manufacture of high quality, result giving ayurvedic medicines and food supplements. The founder of the company Mr K.C.Araham is well known in the ayurvedic world as a supplier of herbs and medicinal plants to the companies in India and abroad.
Musli Power has been involved in Formula 1600 cars in 2011 and currently involved in Indian National Car Rally Championship (INRC) 2012,have come forward to support two wheeler racing in India which is gaining popularity in India.
Dates & Venues for 2012 races
1st - 3rd June – Coimbatore, Kari Motor Speedway
29th June - 1st July – Chennai, Madras Motorsport Race Track
3rd - 5th August – Chennai, Madras Motorsport Race Track
31st August - 2nd September – Chennai, Madras Motorsport Race Track
5th - 7th October – Chennai/ Coimbatore, Madras Motorsport Race Track