Dhoni’s bike racing team to set up academies in Delhi and South India.Mahi Racing Team India, launched by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is planning to set up racing academies in Delhi and South India, even as it aims to win the 2013 season of World Superbike Championship.
Dhoni has already announced designs to start racing schools. One time the 2013 race season is over they plan to set up racing academies in Delhi & also in South India, Mahi Racing Co-owners, Telugu film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna & Nandish Domlur, told reporters here today.
N-Motorsport, promoted by Nagarjuna, his son Naga Chaitanya & Domlur, had earlier announced a partnership with Mahi Racing.
Signed by Kawasaki as its official factory team, with technical direction in the hands of Andrew Stone, Mahi Racing riders will be testing the Ninja ZX-6R bikes.
Dhoni’s bike racing team to set up academies in Delhi and South India
Dhoni bicycle racing team, which will compete through the full season in 2013 beginning at Phillip Island in Australia, has the line-up of triple world champion Kenan Sofouglu & former world champion Fabien Foret.
We are keen to groom Indian bikers & provide them a lovely platform to perform at the global level, Nagarjuna said. Our endeavour is to promote this sport in India & identify the talent & look forward to have Indian riders in the next 3-5 years.
We will be a powerful & competitive force in World Superbike championship & will be the team to watch the next season, Domlur said.
The Telugu superstar said it was out of his passion & interest in motorbike racing that they joined hands with Mahi Racing. I have plenty of interest in bicycle racing. Our aim is to build awareness about motorsports & raise it to the level of cricket, badminton, tennis & other sports in India.
Nagarjuna pointed out that Hyderabad has already produced tennis & badminton stars & we would like to see a racing star from here.