Diljith Takes the Honor as the First Etios Motor Racing Trophy Champion

Top Quote Akhil Rabindra & Varun B Anekar finish second & third respectively. End Quote
  • Indianapolis, IN (1888PressRelease) September 18, 2013 - Diljith became the first championof the Toyota Etios Motor Racing Trophy which was held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on the 14th& 15th of September, 2013. Akhil Rabindra and Varun Anekar finished in the second and third places.

    The inaugural race of Toyota Etios Motor Racing Trophy saw EMR take to the National Racing Championship for the first time and ace drivers Diljith & Arjun Narendran won the first round of the EMR Trophy.In all, there were four EMR Trophy races during the fifth leg of the National Racing Championship which along with the scores of the inaugural trophy (held in Chennai), gave EMR its first ever trophy champion. The winners of each individual race in all four races received a trophy and a cash prize. The best three EMR trophy drivers will be entitled to race at the Toyota Vios Cup, a single make race conducted by Toyota Racing Development (TRD) in Thailand this year.

    About Etios Motor Racing:
    Continuing the Company's global legacy of motorsports, the EMR Series is being supported by one of the most accomplished and acclaimed engineering companies in motorsport history - TRD (Toyota Racing Development), the corporate brand from the Toyota affiliate, Toyota Technocraft Co. Ltd. The EMR Series is based on a single-make racing championship platform. The EMR cars are FIA qualified with racing parts supplied by TRD, and their technical expertise will be utilized throughout the series.

    Toyota is also working closely with Indian motorsport experts, Red Rooster Racing (International) Pvt., Ltd. based in Bangalore, with Leelakrishnan former racing and rallying champion at the helm. The Official Partners for EMR in 2013 are are MRF Tyres, DENSO, Motul Lubricants and BMC.

    The Etios racing platform will help talented young racers develop their skills, and further train them to gain a competitive edge for their future in motorsports. They will be mentored by experts in the field, and will be given an opportunity to compete amongst the best in the country. This series will not only highlight the technological prowess of the manufacturer, but also the endurance levels of the Etios and the 'fun to drive' aspect of the vehicle.

    For more info on our product & services visit: http://www.toyotabharat.com.

    Overview of TKM:
    Company name - Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited
    Managing Director - Hiroshi Nakagawa
    Equity participation - TMC: 89%, Kirloskar group: 11%
    Number of employees - Approx. 6,000 +
    Land area - Aprox. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)
    Building area - 74,000 m2
    Total Installed Production capacity - Upto 3,10,000 units

    Overview of TKM 1st Plant
    Established - October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)
    Location - Suburb of Bangalore, Karnataka State
    Products - Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India. Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.
    Installed Production capacity - Upto 1,00,000 units

    Overview of TKM 2nd Plant
    Location - On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka State)
    Products - Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva, Camry
    Start of production - December 2010
    Installed Production capacity - Upto 2,10,000 units

    For any further information please contact:
    Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd.
    Ananya Bhattacharjee
    Mobile : 0-7259017457
    E-mail: ananya_bhattacharjee ( @ ) toyota-kirloskar dot co.in

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