Toyota Etios Motor Racing (EMR) series got its 25 selected drivers after nationwide hunt which lasted over two months. The selected drivers were chosen from the batch of 40 young drivers and will drive the Etios with its racing soul at the Exhibition races in August and October. The same group of driver will also drive at the inaugural season of Toyota’s single-make racing series which is scheduled to happen next year.
The selection process was held for the age group of 15 to 24 years old. The drivers will also compete at the Etios Motor Racing which will bring more opportunities for them in both India and abroad.
Commenting on the EMR driver training programme, Mr. Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director-Marketing, said, “We had young aspiring racing drivers from all over India, and it was truly heartening to witness the passion and enthusiasm they showed for motorsport at the various EMR camps. In fact this further emphasizes the purpose of an initiative such as this for motorsports in the country. An experienced team put their heads together to select the driver line-up for the EMR Series, and will continue to partner us to hone the driving skills of the young talent the country has to offer. This is only the beginning, and we have a lot of excitement in store, starting with the exhibition races in August and October this year.”