The silence of the Buddh International Formula 1 Circuit (BIC) in New Delhi was broken yet again in March 2015 by the roar of mammoth 370 horsepower engines of heavily modified Prima 4038.S trucks that reached top speeds of 130 kilometres per hour.
“T1 Prima ruck Racing Championship” was introduced in India by Tata Motors in 2014 and in the second edition, a total of six teams participated; Castrol VECTON, Cummins, Tata Technologies Motorsports, Allied Partners, Dealer Daredevils and Dealer Warriors.
The championship was launched with a high decibel media campaign creating excitement and buzz in the country.
Castrol VECTON team was represented by Stuart Oliver, the ten-time British Truck Racing Champion once again and Oly James.
The races were extremely challenging but Stuart Oliver emerged victorious despite all odds. He went on to win the second successive race making Castrol VECTON champions yet again!
It was a similar setting for the 2014 Championship when Tata Motors launched this racing event. In that year too, six teams had participated. The Castrol VECTON team was represented by Stuart Oliver, the ten-time British Truck Racing Champion and Dave Ball, the two-time British Truck Racing Division 2 Champion. Oliver won both races and emerged on top of the standings by taking 30:26.848 minutes to complete 15 laps of the 2.5 km loop on the 5.1km-long BIC track and stamp Castrol VECTON’s supremacy at the event.