Honda 2Wheelers India kick starts ‘Idemitsu Honda India Talent Hunt’
Aims to develop Indian Iconic Riders for National & International Motorcycle Racing Championship
- Platform for budding riders to explore opportunities in Indian & International racing
- The talent hunt aims to identify 20 iconic riders across 10 Indian cities
- Special selection 20 to be trained at Honda Ten10 Racing Academy
Following its new direction to develop ‘Iconic Indian Riders’ for National & International Championships, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. today kicked off the ‘Idemitsu Honda India Talent Hunt’ identify, select and mentor young talented riders to compete in national and international racing championships.
Special selection of 20 riders across 10 cities who possess mettle and passion to create a name in racing will receive professional training at Honda Ten10 Racing Academy. These riders will get an opportunity to compete with each other in the CBR 150R Novice category in the subsequent rounds of Idemitsu Honda Talent Cup 2018.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj, Vice President – Brand & Communication, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Idemitsu Honda India Talent Hunt is a part of our new motorsports direction and building a structure to develop young talent. With a dream to represent India in the world Grand Prix Racing, this platform is the beginning of a clear development path and structured approach to nurture riders from a young age. Two of our Indian riders- Rajiv Sethu and Anish Shetty have become center of attraction for the whole world in Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) and we want more riders to represent Indian motorsports to the world. With this round in Bengaluru, we are delighted to see the level of focus and clarity present towards motorsports among the young participants. Honda will provide all support and guidance to the best 20 riders selected in the Talent hunt.”