Chennai: Promising racer Aditya Patel will take part in the upcoming Volkswagen Scirocco Cup in Germany this April, it was announced at a press conference here on Tuesday. He will also be the first Indian to drive a ‘green' racing car, as the Scirocco runs on biogas, a first in a race car world wide.

Aditya Patel said, “It is a moment of great pride for me to represent India at the most popular and watched world motorsport event. I am really thankful to JK Tyre and my other sponsors for their constant support and encouragement.”

Sanjay Sharma, Head-Motorsports, JK Tyre and Industries, said “We discovered Aditya's passion for motorsports when he was nine years old and won his first JK Tyre Karting Championship. We are really proud of him and wish him the very best in his future efforts.”

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