Toyota has opened the online registration to select the drivers for the 2015 Etios Motor Racing Series. The drivers for the third leg of the EMR will be shortlisted through the selection camps, which would be held this month.
The online registration can be done on www.toyotaetiosmotorracing.in and drivers in the age group of 15 to 28 and 29 and above can apply under separate categories. Applicants with previous racing experience will be given preference, as the company shortlists candidates for on ground driver selection which will happen in May. Racing veteran Leelakrishan will conduct the final selection camp through Go Kart round followed by laps in EMR at Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore.
Speaking more on the occasion, Mr. Akitoshi Takemura, Senior Vice President- Toyota Planning & Strategy Group & Senior Managing Coordinator, Toyota Sales Group, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “After two successful seasons of Etios Motor Racing in India, we are delighted to open the driver selection for the new season. We have seen some very good talent in the previous seasons and we are excited to get some fresh talent onboard this season. Moreover, as an endeavor to encourage more participation from women, selected lady drivers will get a 50% waiver on the registration fees.
Toyota has always been a pioneer in motorsports globally and it with this lineage and expertise that Toyota along with Toyota Racing Development introduced Etios Motor Racing in India in 2012. With an intention to initiate racing at a grass root level in India and by giving young motor sport talent a platform to nurture their talent, EMR has come a long way and we look forward to a brand new season in 2015”.