Indian Motorcycle League (IML) Team Official Announcement

Indian Motorcycle League (IML) clinched its two action packed days of Rider selection program at Kari Speedway Motorsports Track at Coimbatore on 1st and 2nd February 2014. IML has now publicized their final Franchise teams along with their respective riders on the 13th February 2014 in Chennai. The day observed Franchise Teams and their Riders who have joined IML for an exhilarating racing season in 2014. The participation is with lot of gusto and with colorful riding gears.

The inaugural pre season testing will be held in the last week of February in Coimbatore, followed by three rounds in Comibatore, Chennai and, the Formula 1 track, Noida* (*tentative venues).

IML Class has been supported by TVS Racing who is providing Apache RTR180 to the riders.  TVS Racing has been in the racing circuit for the last 28 years, with all the riders from TVS racing performing splendidly both in domestic and international racing circuits. IML is very glad to be associated with TVS Racing.

Aravind Adviser at Tvs Racing Rasheed KhanChairman Of Indian Motorcycle League

Grade A Riders Grade B Riders Grade C RidersIML Class Shortlisted Coach

Here’s a detailed list of the Teams and riders declared:

 

Team Bangalore Bullets
TEAM BANGALORE BULLETS 
Mr. Rohit Giri, CEO of Waterbonds, Bangalore & Malaysian Super Series Champion.
S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 Emmanuel Jebaraj 37 Chennai Rider Coach Bangalore
2 Naresh Babu 22 Chennai Bangalore
3 Arun Muthukrishnan 22 Chennai Bangalore
4 Prativ Selvaraj 24 Chennai Bangalore
5 Rajiv 15 Chennai Bangalore
6 P Anand Raj 24 Chennai Banglaore
Team Chennai Crackers
TEAM CHENNAI CRACKERS 
Mr. Ashwin Sundar,

National Champion Single Seater Racing / Two Wheeler Racing.

S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 Senthilnath 31 Chennai Rider Coach Chennai
2 K Jagan 25 Chennai Chennai
3 Prakash SK 24 Chennai Chennai
4 Kannan S 22 Chennai Chennai
5 Akash Desai 23 Bangalore Chennai
6 Balaji U 19 Thirupathur Chennai
 Team Cochin
TEAM COCHIN
Mr. Sreekumar  Gopinadhan (Poncho), Executive Director,
ENE Systems India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 P Kathik 3o Chennai Rider Coach Cochin
2 Dinesh Kumar 26 Chennai Cochin
3 Lal Rindika 23 Mizoram Cochin
4 Harshit Rao 20 Bangalore Cochin
5 Thamarai Kannan 29 Chennai Cochin
6 Vamsi Krishna 25 Chennai Cochin
 Team Delhi Dragonz
TEAM DELHI DRAGONZ 
Mr. Dilip Rogger, CEO of Rogger’s Imports and Exports
First Indian International Superbike Champion & Actor in Film Industries.
1 Emmanuel Clarke 36 Ooty Rider Coach Delhi
2 Shyam Shankar 28 Chennai Delhi
3 S Padmanaban 26 Chennai Delhi
4 Satish Kumar 25 Chennai Delhi
5 E Saravanan 22 Chennai Delhi
6 Deepanshu Bondwal 18 Delhi Delhi
 Team Hyderabad High Riders
TEAM HYDERABAD HIGH RIDERS 
Mr. Armaan Ebrahim, Director, MECO Motorsports Pvt Ltd, Chennai
 & FIA GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR BMW INDIA IN 2013
S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 T K Vishwanath 37 Bangalore Rider Coach Hyderabad
2 Vivek Pillai 25 Chennai Hyderabad
3 Ramesh Kumar 22 Chennai Hyderabad
4 K Y Ahmed 17 Chennai Hyderabad
5 B Naveen Raj 24 Chennai Hyderabad
6 S Murali 25 Chennai Hyderabad
 Team Kovai
TEAM KOVAI
Mr. Sreekumar  Gopinadhan (Poncho), Executive Director,
ENE Systems India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 Deva Kumar 29 Chennai Rider Coach Kovai
2 Harry Sylvester 30 Chennai Kovai
3 S Mathana Kumar 21 Trichy Kovai
4 Vivek Mani 24 Chennai Kovai
5 Sandesh Prashana 22 Bangalore Kovai
6 S Anand Kumar 24 Chennai Kovai
 Team Mumbai Dons
TEAM MUMBAI DONS
Mrs. A Sheeba Hussain, Managing Director,

M/s. Abacus Logistics Solution Pvt Ltd, Chennai.

S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 Sriskandarajah 43 Chennai Rider Coach Mumbai
2 R Deepak 26 Chennai Mumbai
3 Vidhuraj Meka 21 Vijavawada Mumbai
4 Sunil Gopi 17 Chennai Mumbai
5 Abdul Waheb 25 Chennai Mumbai
6 R Karthik 25 Chennai Mumbai
 Team Pune Panthers
TEAM PUNE PANTHERS 
Mr. Ansar Ahamed, Director of IT Avion Systems, US. & India
S.No Name Age City Selected for City in the 2014
1 RA Abdullah 52 Chennai Rider Coach Pune
2 Rajini K 31 Chennai Pune
3 Abhishek Vasudev 23 Bangalore Pune
4 Arvind Ganesh 24 Chennai Pune
5 Akash Chandra Mohan 18 Chennai Pune
6 Mithun Kumar 20 Chennai Pune

IML Team Owners With Charman and Tvs Adviser

The IML Chairman, Rasheed Khan said at the event, “We are happy to announce that we are ready to kickoff the races now, with the teams and riders in place, all set to scorch the tracks with ablaze. This IML format looks at changing the entire motorcycle racing scenario in India as well as guiding and auxiliary the talented riders by providing them with a right podium to prove their skills”

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE LEAGUE (IML), a new notion, similar to IPL format is a novel instigation for the Indian Motorsports and the Indian Motorcycle riders. As a new league, IML will provide a platform and an opportunity to display their riding skills in the Endurance Racing in three rounds. IML will play a major role in helping the riders develop their riding skills both in domestic and international racing circuits.