TVS Racing aims for a big win at India Baja 2018
TVS Racing has announced a six-rider squad for India Baja 2018 which will be held in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The rally will commence on August 17, and conclude on August 19, 2018. The squad will include Lorenzo Santolino, R Nataraj, Abdul Wahid Tanveer, Harith Noah, Imran Pasha and Rajendra RE.
“It gives us immense pleasure to be a part of the third edition of the India Baja. The takeaways from such Rally events are huge as it results in improving the teams’ technical capability and provides inputs for the development of robust motorcycles. This time we have a good line-up of racers with Santolino joining from Spain and are looking at a top 5 finish.” said, B Selvaraj, Team Manager, TVS Racing
Lorenzo Santolino from Spain has immense racing experience, and has bagged a podium finish in the Desert Storm rally which was held earlier this year. Nataraj is an eight-time National Champ, while Abdul has three National Championships in rally and supercross to his name. India Baja debutant, Harith Noah is a seven time National Champ who has undergone Rally riding training in Spain. Six times National Champion Rajendra REwill be participating in the rally for the second time.
India Baja organised by Northern Motorsport is the official franchise Rally of Dakar. The rally stages will span a total of 400kms and additional transport stages that would add up approximately 150kms.