By TT News| Oct 14, 2021

JK Tyre Partners With Royal Enfield For First Edition Of Continental GT Cup

JK Tyre has partnered with Royal Enfield for the first edition of the Continental GT Cup, which will be a part of the 24thJK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) 2021.

Over the last 24 years, JKNRC has partnered with various major automobile manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motors India, General Motors and Suzuki Motorcycles besides leading Superbike manufacturers. Royal Enfield joins the bandwagon by hosting the maiden round of the Continental GT Cup.

Srinivasu Allaphan, Director - Sales and Marketing, JK Tyre & Industries, said, “Being the pioneers of promoting motorsport in India, JK Tyre has been at the forefront in formalising the Indian racing programmes and nurturing young talent in the country. Over these years, our National Racing Championship has not just produced world-class racers but has also created a distinct podium for several auto manufacturers to put their machines and technologies to the ultimate test of endurance. Our brainchild and India’s flagship racing event National Racing Championship is completing 25 years and our partnership with Royal Enfield for Continental GT Cup adds another feather to our hat. We are confident that it will give an added fillip to the ever-growing popularity of motorsport in India.”

The first round of the JKNRC 2021 is scheduled for 22-24  October 2021 at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore. (TT)

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