New Delhi, Feb 20:  The Season 4 of the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship will take on March 19 at the Buddh International Circuit, it was announced today. Conducted under the aegis of world body FIA and India body FMSCI, the one-make championship will feature modified Prima trucks. Also Read - International Flights: Indians Now Can Fly to Tanzania | Check Latest Air Bubble Arrangement Here

“Truck racing is a fun sport that many did not realise could actually be done, but Tata Motors made it happen. What makes the T1 PRIMA championship all the more fulfilling is the sense of purpose it brings, not only to the motorsports scene, but how it ties into the Indian commercial vehicles industry and more importantly to the profession of truck driving,” said championship mentor Vicky Chandhok. Tata Motors formally kicked off preparations for the event, with the second edition of the T1 Racer Program (TRP 2.0) in 2016. Also Read - Boost to India's Air Power: 3 More Rafale Fighter Jets to Arrive in Ambala on November 5

TRP 2.0 is a comprehensive motorsports driver training and selection program. The program has received 1000 applications from all over the country, of which Season 4 will present 10 new shortlisted Indian truck drivers with an opportunity to race at country’s globally renowned F1 race track. Besides inducting new Indian drivers to the sport, Season 4 will also feature Indian drivers who took part last year. The championship will continue to host experienced international drivers representing six teams. Also Read - India-US 2+2 Dialogue: Landmark Defence Pact BECA Signed, Pompeo Calls China a 'Threat' to Regional Security | Key Points