TVS Racing has signed Shreya Iyer for Indian National Rally Championship this year. The 24 year old rider is the first women rider TVS has ever signed for their race team.
Starting her career at 17, Shreya is the first Indian women rider to successfully complete a ride across sand dunes in Dubai. She has ridden across India including the isolated Suru Valley in the Himalayas and also completed the 2000 kms long Southern India biking expedition in just 6 days.
Arvind Pangaonkar, Head of Team TVS Racing said – “We believe that her participation will encourage women to consider racing as a career. TVS Racing is strongly committed to promote 2-wheeler racing in India and generate interest and improve support for the sport in India. We make continuous efforts to take the sport to as many section of the society as possible and create the ultimate machine and promote the riders for these machines.”
Shreya Sundar Iyer added, “I am proud to be a part of the TVS Racing team. TVS Racing is by far the best Indian racing team with the best motorbikes and trainers. This association will help me work with the best in class machines, racers and technology. I also hope to encourage young bikers, especially women to follow their passion for racing and live their dreams.”