2016 Volkswagen Vento Cup race experience: Dream weekend

A podium in the final round of the Volkswagen Vento Cup at the BIC is almost too good to be true!

Overdrive October 21, 2016 10:30:56 IST
2016 Volkswagen Vento Cup race experience: Dream weekend

Volkswagen Motorsport India started something wonderful this year, at least for us journalists. From the second round onwards, two publications were invited to participate in each race weekend of the one-make Vento Cup championship. This is no ‘fun media race’; the journalists are given a car, racing overalls and are treated exactly the same as any of the other 15-odd drivers competing in the national series. The final round of the 2016 championship was my turn to represent OVERDRIVE!

Initially, I thought it would be a great idea...

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