Volkswagen closed the registrations for the second season of the highly acclaimed Polo Cup India with a record breaking 1,598 entries. Budding racers and motorsports enthusiasts from across India have entered the race towards a chance to be part of this exciting series and maybe even become India’s next Polo Cup Champion. The selection process will take place in three stages, the first being the recently concluded online registration. The second stage will involve a karting selection in Pune. Those selected will race in the Polo Cup cars for the final round of selection in Coimbatore. Winning teams from every city of Amaron Karting Challenge qualified directly for Final Selection to be held at Coimbatore.
The 1,598 registrations represent the incredible reach of the Polo Cup. Volkswagen received a flood of entries spanning India, across various ages and experience levels. A majority of the drivers fall in the 16 – 20 year age group and mostly are from the South or West India. Amateur drivers make up nearly 60% of the total entries received. The recently conducted Amaron Karting Challenge acted as a feeder for the initial selection of the Polo Cup India 2011. The selections were held in 9 cities namely, Goa, Mumbai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore and Kolhapur.