The 2017 British GT title winner is set to make his debut in the BTCC this season, driving one of four Hyundai 30N Fastbacks the team will run this season. Parfitt Jr will join last year’s BTCC title contender Tom Ingram , Chris Smiley, retained by the team for 2020, and Jack Butel, who has arrived from Ciceley Motorsport. Confirmation of the move for the British GT Championship regular since 2014 ensures Senna Proctor won’t continue at Excelr8 in the BTCC this year. For 46-year-old, Parfitt Jr, the opportunity to graduate to the BTCC is a “chance to live the dream” having been a long time fan of the series. It also follows a tough 2020 that saw the Crohns disease sufferer undergo major surgery and sit out last season. "I’m massively excited about the prospect of moving into the BTCC with Excelr8 Trade Price Cars,” said Parfitt Jr, the son of late Status Quo singer and guitarist Rick Parfitt. “When I was younger, I used to sell advertising in Motorsport … [Read more...] about Parfitt Jr completes Excelr8 Hyundai BTCC squad
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In 2020 Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's record of seven F1 world championships, while his team went on an unprecedented run of seven straight titles in the constructors' championship. Both are rewarded with a nomination for this year's Laureus World Sports Awards, which celebrates the world's greatest sportsmen and women. Hamilton, who shared last year's trophy with Lionel Messi, received a nomination for his exploits in the category Laureus World Sportsman of the Year on a shortlist featuring five fellow greats of world sport. The shortlist also includes Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal, who won Roland Garros for a 13th time last year, Los Angeles Lakers NBA star LeBron James, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski as well as track and field athletes Armand Duplantis and Joshua Cheptegei. Read Also: Ranked! Top 10 Mercedes F1 cars of all time In the category World Team of the Year, Mercedes has been selected alongside NBA champions LA Lakers, the … [Read more...] about Hamilton, Mercedes F1 nominated for Laureus Awards
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 19:57 [IST] Triumph Motorcycles is all set to launch its newest offering, the Trident 660 in the Indian market. The company has begun accepting pre-launch booking for the brand's upcoming entry-level offering in the country. Ahead of its launch, the pricing of the Triumph Trident has been leaked from the brand's official website. An image shared by Pratap Ghosh reveals that the company will retail the motorcycle starting at Rs 6.95 lakh, ex-showroom. The motorcycle is expected to be launched officially in the coming weeks in India. As mentioned before, the Trident 660, once launched, will be the brand's entry-level offering in the Indian market. With the Trident 660, the company aims to onboard more customers to the premium brand with an affordable middle-weight performance motorcycle offering. The Triumph Trident … [Read more...] about Triumph Trident 660 Prices Leaked Ahead Of India Launch: Here Are All Details
Home Four wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 18:34 [IST] Back in December 2020, Nissan introduced their first B-SUV (compact-SUV) offering in the Indian market, the Magnite. The sub-4-metre SUV became an instant hit in the Indian market, registering over 32,000 bookings within the first month of its launch. The Nissan Magnite became a game-changer for the Japanese brand in the Indian market, with the company having to ramp up production to meet the growing demands for the SUV. To check it out, we recently were invited to the RNAIPL (Renault-Nissan Automotive India Private Limited) facility in Oragadam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. RNAIPL Facility The RNAIPL production facility is part of the two brand's alliance and is used to manufacture vehicles for both Renault and Nissan. The facility is equally divided by the two brands, with their products being manufactured and assembled … [Read more...] about RNAIPL Factory Visit: An Inside Look At The Production Process Of The Nissan Magnite SUV
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 17:29 [IST] Flipkart has announced that it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles by the year 2030. The company has set up charging infrastructure around delivery hubs and offices to fast track the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India. They have already started deploying 2-wheeler and 3-wheeler electric vehicles in multiple locations in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Pune and many more. Amitesh Jha, SVP Ekart and Marketplace, Flipkart said, "Electric mobility can benefit multiple ecosystem stakeholders, not just in e-commerce but in many other industries. Electrification of the logistics fleet is a key part of Flipkart's larger sustainability goal and in line with our commitment to the Climate Group's EV100 initiative. In this journey of making our logistics fleet completely electric by 2030, we will … [Read more...] about Flipkart To Deploy More Than 25,000 Electric Vehicles By 2030: Read More To Find Out!