Sourav Ganguly Joins Indian Racing Festival as Kolkata Royal Tigers Team Owner

Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain and BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly, has made a significant investment in the Indian Racing Festival by becoming the proud owner of the Kolkata Royal Tigers Racing Team ahead of the 2024 season. This partnership is a major boost for the festival as it aims to expand the motorsport ecosystem across India.

The Indian Racing Festival, conceptualized by Racing Promotions Pvt. Ltd., is a premier motorsport event in India. It encompasses two main championships: the Indian Racing League (IRL) and the Formula 4 Indian Championship (F4IC).

Eight city-based teams—Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Kochi, and Ahmedabad—are set to compete from August to November this year.

Kolkata, participating for the first time, adds an extra layer of excitement to the competition. Sourav Ganguly, known as the ‘Prince of Calcutta’ and ‘Dada,’ legendary in Indian cricket history, joins the Kolkata Royal Tigers as an owner.

Sourav Ganguly steps into a new role

Ganguly’s visionary leadership and commitment to excellence, shaped by years of cricketing success, bring unparalleled dynamism to the Indian Racing Festival. His influence is expected to inspire a new generation of motorsport enthusiasts across India.

Sourav Ganguly expressed his enthusiasm for the association, stating, “I am truly excited to embark on this journey with the Kolkata team in the Indian Racing Festival. Motorsports has always been a passion of mine, and this opportunity allows me to contribute to the growth of motorsport in Kolkata. Together with the Kolkata Royal Tigers, we aim to build a strong legacy and inspire young athletes, making our team a formidable force in the Festival.”

Sourav Ganguly’s entry into the world of motorsport adds a thrilling chapter to India’s racing landscape. As the Kolkata Royal Tigers rev up their engines, fans eagerly await high-speed action and a new era of motorsport excellence.

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