Tvs Motor Company, The First Indian Manufacturer To Foray Into Ev Racing, Kickstarts The Race Season Of Its Electric One Make Championship (tvs Racing E-omc)

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Tvs Motor Company, The First Indian Manufacturer To Foray Into Ev Racing, Kickstarts The Race Season Of Its Electric One Make Championship (tvs Racing E-omc)Chandigarh June 21st, 2024: TVS Motor Company (TVSM), a leading global automaker that operates in the two and three-wheeler segments, kickstarts the championship season of its electric two-wheeler racing this year, as the first Indian manufacturer to foray into the world of electric motor racing. Following two support rounds during last year’s TVS OMC2024 TVS Racing Electric One Make Championship (e-OMC) is a testament to the company’s commitment towards revolutionizing the racing ecosystem by building synergies in its commitment towards sustainable mobility solutions and its dedication to performance and cutting-edge technology.

TVS Motor’s bold leap with the TVS Racing e-OMC, is an exclusive format for racing on the electric TVS Apache RTE race motorcycles that have been developed solely for the championship. The company has been at the realm of transforming mobility through innovation and sustainable solutions for a cleaner future, and has also pioneered motorsports in India with TVS Racing, that boasts of a rich racing heritage of over four-decades.

Some of the key technologies behind this machine’s performance and development include:

  • Highest power-to-weight ratio in its class with a liquid cooled motor & high efficiency liquid cooled motor controller
  • High power cells battery pack with advanced chemistry
  • Carbon fibre battery case that also acts as stressed member of the chassis
  • Custom built advanced Battery Management System with race special algorithms for several advanced configuration controls and high levels of safety
  • Single reduction, motor spindle is connected to rear wheel through sprockets and roller chain
  • Ohlins bespoke front and rear suspension
  • Brembo brake system – 320mm front disc, calipers, and master cylinder
  • Carbon fibre front and rear wheels
  • Pirelli Super Corsa tyres
  • Carbon fibre fairing with best-in-class lowest coefficient of drag
  • Unique livery combining body paint of TVS Racing Factory colours and sustainability inspired graphics 

Vimal Sumbly, Head Business – Premium, TVS Motor Company said, “TVS Racing has been at the forefront of making motorsports both inspiring and within reach for enthusiasts nationwide. As we shift gears into this new era, we are not just redefining the way we ride; we are rewriting the racing ecosystem by establishing new benchmarks through sustainable mobility. With the TVS Racing e-OMC, we have taken a monumental step towards the future of racing. This championship will demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles in delivering high-octane and thrilling racing experiences for the world to witness, and we are excited to witness history in the making. The company’s commitment to a greener future goes beyond the racetrack, and with this industry first move, we are bolstering our vision towards sustainable mobility solutions and strengthening the future of motorsports. “

Key highlights of the TVS e-OMC Round 1 –

  • The TVS Electric OMC is part of TVS One Make Championship (OMC) in India, that takes place on the sidelines of the prestigious Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC).
  • At this season of the TVS e-OMC, a total of eight riders were handpicked to race for a total of four laps, clocking an impressive best top speed of 200 kph.
  • The best lap timing made during the round was 1 min 48.777 sec.
  • 8 racers have been selected to race atop the motorcycles through the season.
  • The first round of the race culminated with Sarthak Chavan securing the first position, followed by Chirant V and Alwin Sundar at Round 1 of INMRC 2024.

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