Volkswagen Motorsport Organises Driver Selection Process For Ameo Cup 2017

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Volkswagen Motorsport India has conducted the driver selection process for the 2017 season of its brand new Volkswagen Ameo Cup.

The driver selection program was a two-day track event held at the Indi Karting in Kharadi, Pune on December 17th to 18th, 2016.

A new set of talented drivers were selected to compete in the one-make racing series of Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2017. The Ameo Cup is a part of the MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship.

The selection process received an enormous response from young drivers across the country with over 600 candidates registering for the racing series selection program.

The drivers were judged on their overall driving skills which included consistency in performance, understanding of racing lines, lap times, driving attitude and ability to learn.

Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India, Sirish Vissa said, "Volkswagen Motorsport India has been committed to nurturing budding racing talent and it is pleasing to see such enthusiasm amongst youngsters from across country."

He added, "With the introduction of Ameo Cup, we expect to see more action on the tracks which will help take this the sport to the next level in this season."

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Story first published: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 9:28 [IST]
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