New Delhi. The country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp forayed to motorcycle rally racing forming a strategic partnership with the German off-road racing specialist SpeedBrain. The recently formed ‘Hero MotoSports Team Rally’ will make it debut at the Merzouga Rally in Morocco this month which is a Darkar series race.
The Hero MotoSports Team will be riding SpeedBrain 450 rally bike’s upgraded version. The Merzouga Rally is scheduled from May21 to May27. The team will also participate in other international rallies round the globe, leading up to the Dakar rally 2017.
Company’s Chairman, MD and CEO Pawan Munjal said, “We have increased our global presence and we have also made significant investments in research and development. Motorsport is a natural progression for us, as it will allow us to bring value-added products with top-of-the-line technology for our millions of customers. This initiative is also reflective of our consistent support to sports and sportspersons.