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High octane action on cards at National Car Racing this weekend

Coimbatore, June 19 (UNI) The eagerly-awaited MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian
National Car Racing Championship 2019 resumes at the Kari Motor Speedway
here on June 21, in a new avatar following rejig of regulations designed to make
racing even more competitive and exciting than ever before.
The weekend card will see 59 entrants, from across India, competing in 11 races.
In a significant development, the Volkswagen Ameo Cup has received the status
of National Championship and rechristened as the Ameo Class.
The eventual winners (Pro and Rookie categories) after four rounds and 10 races
spread across four race weekends, will be declared National champions.
Volkswagen Motorsport India had launched their one-make series in 2010 through
the Polo Cup before progressing to the Vento and now the Ameo.
Apart from the Ameo Class races, the weekend will witness competitions in the
popular and premium Indian Touring Cars (ITC), the Super Stock and the entry
level Formula LGB 1300 which has attracted the most number of entries of 19
young aspirants.
MMSC Vice-President and Chairman of the Meet Vicky Chandhok said “at the
outset, MMSC would like to acknowledge and appreciate MRF’s unstinted
commitment and active involvement in the National Championship, be it the
two-wheeler or four-wheeler races.''
For the Super Stock and the Formula LGB 1300 categories, this weekend’s
outing will be Round 2 after the season-opener in February at the MMRT,
Chennai, when they were run on the same card as the MRF Challenge
International Series, while the other classes join the National Championship.
There will be three races each for the ITC, Ameo Class and the Formula LGB
categories, and two in the Super Stock class.
The weekend action commences on Friday which would be entirely devoted
to Free Practice sessions, while qualifying and five races were scheduled for
Saturday, followed by six more races on Sunday.
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