Volkswagen Motorsport India transferred to Rayo Racing

Volkswagen has handed over its motorsport operations in India to Rayo Racing, a long-standing partner of Volkswagen Motorsport India.

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New Delhi,UPDATED: 23 Dec 2022 19:23 IST

Volkswagen cites the discontinuation of the Vento and Polo as the reason for handing over Motorsport operations to Rayo Racing.

Today by car: Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (SAVWIPL) has announced that the brand’s motorsports business, Volkswagen Motorsport India is being transferred to Rayo Racing (RR Motorsport) effective January 1, 2023.

The brand cites the discontinuation of the Polo and Vento in India as the reason for handing over the motorsport operations to RR Motorsport. Existing employees of Volkswagen Motorsport India are being allotted jobs in the VW Group. Rayo Racing (RR Motorsport) is an established name within the Indian Motorsport scene and has a long-standing partnership with Volkswagen Motorsport India.

Speaking on the announcement, Piyush Arora, CEO and Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd said, “Volkswagen Motorsport India has made a tremendous mark in the country and we are proud of our contribution for 12 years. India’s motorsport culture. A transformative phase we are going through and therefore we are consolidating our strengths to meet the evolving needs of our customers”.

Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India said, “Volkswagen Motorsport has played an important role in the rise of motorsport in India by training and instilling passion for the sport among amateur drivers. By handing over the motorsport business to Rayo Racing, we are confident that the team will bring the same excitement and customer experience.” will continue to offer.”

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