Journey so far

 

2016:

  • 2016 marked a milestone in Volkswagen Motorsport’s journey as we shifted to MRF to be our partners and suppliers for our racing tyres. With the MRF base in Chennai, Volkswagen Motorsport India revisited Madras Motor race Track after a gap of three years.
  • With refinement in our technology and car setup we racked up faster lap times as compared to the previous year

2015:

  • The Polo R passes on the baton to the Volkswagen Race Vento
  • With raft of changes from Polo to a Vento, the car was built with a more rigid chassis enabling the drivers to push harder yet not be punished too much for their mistakes. The car offered the perfect setup for a racing enthusiast to learn the tricks of the trade at a fast pace.

2014:

  • Supported 2 drivers from 2013 season in international racing championships: Volkswagen Scirocco Cup, Germany and Volkswagen Castrol Golf Cup, Poland
  • Vento Dealers Cup becomes an integral part of the Volkswagen Polo R Cup
  • Volkswagen Motorsport India intensifies driver development program with customized fitness and driving routines for each driver

2013:

  • First Domestic motorsport event to gather more than 20,000 spectators at the Buddh International Circuit
  • Customer Sport Initiative launched with Volkswagen customers participating in National Racing and Rallying Championships
  • Vento race car tested for the first time in National Racing Championship in Indian Touring Class (ITC)

2012:

  • Change of heart, quite literally. Volkswagen Polo R Cup shifts to TSI engine with DSG gearbox
  • Volkswagen Polo R Cup ventures into India’s Formula One circuit, the Buddh International Circuit

2011:

  • R GmbH , comes in as the Title sponsor of the series
  • Volkswagen Motorsport India  grabs major motorsport awards of the year
  • First Volkswagen Polo Cup India champion goes to Scirocco R-Cup, Germany

2010:

  • Launch of first one-make circuit racing series in India at the Delhi Auto Expo
  • First ever racing series running with diesel power in India
  • Aditya Patel drives in Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup, Germany as a part of our driver exchange program