One of the major Single seater car racing championships, The MRF challenge and an FIA approved series is once again going to be on the roll this winter as the seventh edition of the champions will start at the Dubai Autodrome on Thursday i.e. tomorrow.
The MRF Challenge 2018-19 organised by the Madras Motor Sports Club comprises three rounds one to be in Dubai(Nov 15-17), Bahrain(December 6-8) and Chennai (February 8-10,2019) with a toll of 15 races, offering cars having 2 litre engine which can produce 230 BHP almost equating formula 3 cars in their speed and power.
Arun Mammen, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, MRF Tyres, said: “It has been an exciting journey for us as we present the seventh edition of the MRF Challenge which, among other things, offer young drivers a platform to showcase their racing talent.”
“The positioning of the MRF Challenge in the winter months between November and February also offers an opportunity for drivers across the world to keep themselves race-fit during the off-season. As such, we have had some very exciting talent taking part in the MRF Challenge over the years and it will be no different this time around,” he added.
J.Anand, Managing Director, JA Motorsports, who built the car in technical collaboration with Dallara, said: “We carried out lot of improvements for last year. From the data we collected, we have only refined the aerodynamics package for this season. Apart from that, the car remains the same as last year.”