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PETRONAS TVS Racing sweeps the first round of 2023 INSC

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  • PETRONAS TVS Racing sweeps the first round of 2023 INSC

    PETRONAS TVS Racing has emerged victorious in the first round of the 2023 INSC. The team made a thrilling clean sweep in the first round winning all three categories participated. The team’s racers displayed an exceptional level of skill and determination, navigating the challenging track with ease and finishing the race with a comfortable lead.

    TVS Racing has been playing a key role in flourishing the motorsports culture in India. The company’s “Track To Road” philosophy has been pivotal in engineering the TVS Apache series. The performance motorcycle brand has recently achieved its 5 million global sales milestone, becoming the fastest-growing in the segment.

    For the 2023 season, PETRONAS TVS Racing focused on improved engine performance, suspension modifications for better manoeuvrability, and weight reduction of the race bikes that further helped in winning the top honours in the first round.
    • Rugved Barguje won the Group A Foreign Open class up to 500 cc category astride TR 300X
    • Prajwal V and Ikshan Shanbhag sealed P2 and P3 respectively, demonstrating promising performances
    • Banteilang Jyrwa won the Group C Indian Experts up to 260 cc class on the TR 200X, based on TVS Apache RTR 200
    • Sachin D emerged as the winner of the Group C Novice up to 260 cc category on the TR 200X based on TVS Apache RTR 200
    • PETRONAS TVS Racing team pulled off an electrifying clean sweep, winning all three categories and participated in the first round of the 2023 SX National Championship
    • The championship-winning TVS Apache RTR 200-based TR 200X is equipped with a modified race-tuned engine, customized built exhaust, frame and long travel USD Suspension & mono-shock which is specially tuned as per individual rider feedback

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr Vimal Sumbly, Head Business – Premium, TVS Motor Company, said, “This is a fantastic scoreboard for PETRONAS TVS Racing, as we start the 2023 season with not just a thrilling victory, but a clean sweep which is exhilarating. Our riders put in remarkable efforts, and this victory is a testament of their hard work and dedication that has paid off. We are proud of their performances and will continue to work with them to maintain our winning momentum. The team is very motivated with their exemplary performance in the first round of the championship and is now looking forward to maintaining its winning streak throughout the championship. The team's success is a reflection of their skills, commitment, and passion for racing, and we can't wait to see more action-packed performances in the upcoming rounds.”