For race dreamers, a big thing going on their minds is the selection round of Vento Cup 2015. Finally, the dates are announced. VW scheduled it on February 14-15, 2015 at Pune. The registration is wide open online on their official website (www.volkswagen-motorsport.in) from January 15, where the selection is touted to be based on the Go-Karting sessions, which will be conducted by Vento Cup Driver Coach – Rayomand Banajee at Indy Karting Track in Kharadi, Pune.
Drivers participating for this event are asked to shell out Rs 5000 as a nominal fee with a refundable deposit for damage costs. Ultimate selection is stated to be done on basis of overall skills spanning over consistency, speed, understanding of racing lines, lap times and acceptance for further learning.
Second round of Drivers’ Selection will see the competitors battling on 28th February and 1st March, 2015. The selected drivers will compete in 2015 Volkswagen Vento Cup that is slated to commence later this year at different racing circuits.
Commenting about the Vento Cup Driver’ Selection, Mr. Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India, said, by opting the go-karting races this time for selection, it will help the motorsport division to handpick the right drivers laying emphasis on the raw driving skills, which is ultimately the rear talent in this racing world. Adding further, he said, the level at Volkswagen Vento has been already upped and the experts behind it are expecting to roll out more champions this year.