INDIAN BASED MRF CHALLENGE 2017 ALL SET TO KICKOFF IN NOVEMBER
- MRF CHALLENGE 2017 TO TAKE PLACE IN BAHRAIN, DUBAI, ABU DHABI & CHENNAI
- MRF CHALLENGE 2017 TO FEATURE UPDATED CAR INFLUENCED BY ADRIAN NEWEY
The sixth edition of the MRF Challenge 2017 will once again kick off in Bahrain in November alongside the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The FIA sanctioned MRF Challenge 2017 championship is the leading winter series for young motorsport drivers from across the globe. The MRF Challenge 2017 will feature 4 rounds with 16 races in Bahrain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Chennai. This year will also see an updated car featuring inputs from legendary Formula 1 designer, Adrian Newey.
The Indian based series, which features Formula 3 style cars, is developed and promoted by tyre giant MRF Tyres. It continues to be the only Indian based series racing not only internationally, but also at F1 venues. Both Bahrain and Abu Dhabi are on the Formula One calendar with the latter playing host to the F1 finale in in November.
MRF Challenge 2017 Calendar:
Round 1: November 16-18, 2017, Bahrain, Bahrain International Circuit (WEC Support Race)
Round 2: December 7-9, 2017, Dubai, Dubai Autodrome
Round 3: December 13-15, 2017, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Round 4: February 2-4, 2017, Chennai, Madras Motor Race Track