Cummins, the leading manufacturer of engines, generator sets, and related components and technologies, gears up for Season II of the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP, scheduled to take place on March 15, 2015 at the internationally acclaimed, Buddh International Circuit (BIC). The race will feature 12 Tata PRIMA trucks, all powered by the Cummins ISLe 8.9 liter engine.
Six teams will compete against each other in the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP, showcasing twelve new-generation PRIMA 4038.S tractor-trailers from Tata Motors, fitted with Cummins ISLe 8.9 liter engine. The high performance 370 BHP @ 2100 RPM engines will offer drivers high acceleration, with reliability and durability for top speeds of 130 Km/h, over last years’ 110 Km/h.
Commenting on the association, Ashwath Ram, Vice President, Tata Cummins Operations and Industrial Engine Business Unit of Cummins India Limited, said,
“We are once again proud to be associated with this notable event and extend our partnership to Tata Motors. The Truck Racing Championship offers Cummins an ideal platform to showcase the endurance and reliability of Cummins’ engines. It also helps us to constantly improve our products and technologies for our customers in this segment”.