Vishnu Prasad and Avdumber Hede to race in Polo R-Cup China Also Read - China Building Makeshift Hospital For Pakistan to Treat Coronavirus Patients

The Indian drivers will participate in the final round of Volkswagen Polo Cup China from 30th September 2011 to 2nd October 2011 at the Shanghai Tianma Circuit. Vishnu and Avdumber will compete against drivers from Hong Kong and China in the 2 races of 15 laps each, on a 2.063-kiolmeter long track. Also Read - China's Coronavirus-hit Hubei Province Begins Domestic Flights

VW combines its racing series across the globe with an exchange programme where these drivers experience different driving conditions and get a peek behind the scenes of an international single make racing series. Vishu and Avdumber are selected from India as they are strong contenders for the championship title. This initiative will provide the Indian drivers with an opportunity to prove their skills in completely unfamiliar circumstances and know how well they are placed among a very competitive field of international drivers. Also Read - Coronavirus: No Discussion in UNSC on COVID-19 Outbreak as China Blocks Estonia's Proposal

The Polo Cup China race cars are powered by a 1.6 litre petrol engine in conjunction with a 5 speed gear box that produces 104PS and 155Nm of torque.