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More than 560 drivers applied to race in this season of the VW Vento Cup, however only 12 make the cut.

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The 12 new drivers this season will join eight from previous seasons to fill up the 20-place grid this year. The selection process lasted 45 days, during which 62 racers were shortlisted and invited to the Indi Karting Track in Pune for a final selection held over two days, from which only these 12 emerged triumphant. The selected drivers still have to undergo a fitness camp and pre-season testing before the first round of the season in June.

 

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Below are the details of the drivers on the grid this year.

 

Sr. No. Name Age City
1 Aditya Mhatre 22 Mumbai
2 Amit Mete 27 Aurangabad
3 Arfath Mohammed 19 Chennai
4 Arunshowry Vallabhaneni 21 New Delhi
5 Eswar Bolisetti 20 Visakhapatanam
6 Gowdham Murugan 26 Coimbatore
7 Harjee Wadia 17 New Delhi
8 Harshavardhan Saravanan 19 Chennai
9 Hatim Shabbir 20 Chennai
10 Ishaan Dodhiwala 25 Hyderabad
11 Ishan Bhardwaj 24 New Delhi
12 Keith Desouza 22 Goa
13 Mohamed Jamil 24 Pudukkottai
14 Nachappa Sivanesan 29 Chennai
15 Neha Dabas 25 New Delhi
16 Niranjan Todkari 22 Pune
17 Pradeep Rao 26 Mumbai
18 Rashad Khan 19 Pune
19 Sailesh Bolisetti 27 Visakhapatanam
20 Venkatraj Ellendula 20 Secunderabad

 

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