BigRock Motorsport, managed by India’s most decorated Supercross and rally-raid champion, CS Santosh, together with N Gautam and Uday Shankar, has acquired a franchise team for the upcoming season in the CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League (ISRL). With this inclusion, the league takes an important step toward raising the level of racing in the country.
CS Santosh, India’s Dakar pioneer, is not just a co-owner but also a mentor of BigRock Motorsport. He is widely considered India’s most elite supercross and Rally-raid champion. CS Santosh’s participation in the CEAT ISRL is expected to be a massive push factor for prospective motorsports riders in India, pushing youngsters to take up the sport with enthusiasm and commitment.
CS Santosh, Mentor, BigRock Motorsport, said, “Joining the CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League with BigRock Motorsport is an incredible achievement and a true milestone for me. I am extremely excited to be part of this innovative approach to motorsports, which aligns perfectly with my passion for racing. Through this partnership, we are committed to inspiring and nurturing young talent in the field, providing them with a top-notch platform to showcase their skills. Our ultimate goal is to put India on the map of Supercross racing at a global level.”
N Gautam, Co-owner BigRock Motorsport, said, “Our partnership with BigRock Motorsport is in line with our goal to promote and develop Indian motorsport talent globally. The CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League is the perfect platform to achieve this.”
Uday Shankar, Co-owner BigRock Motorsport, commented, “Our goal is to make motorsport accessible to everyone and enable Indian talent to compete at the highest international levels. In collaboration with CEAT ISRL, BigRock Motorsport is committed to realising this vision by providing the essential infrastructure, training, and opportunities.”
Eeshan Lokhande, Director & Co-Founder at Supercross India Pvt Ltd., said, “We are incredibly proud to welcome such a talented team to our league. Their knowledge and dedication to motorsport perfectly align with our mission to revolutionise the motorsports scene in India. Our goal is to provide the best entertainment and quality in motorsports for fans nationwide, and together, we will make this a reality.”
BigRock Motorsport will become part of the ranks of the CEAT ISRL’s best teams, bringing a lot of expertise and a dedication to developing racing talent in India. N Gautam, a Veera Sports partner since 2014, also owns Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and Pro Panja League (PPL) teams and adds important financial acumen and sports administration expertise to the team.
Uday Shankar, an experienced executive with 25 years of business expertise, played a vital role in BigRock Dirt Park’s development.
BigRock Motorsports is more than simply a racing team; it is a manifestation of BigRock Dirt Park’s ambition. BigRock is the realization of an ambition to develop globally capable sportspersons while also promoting off-road riding in India. BigRock has instructed over 6,500 motorcyclists since its establishment in 2014, with an emphasis on quality, inclusion, and technical competency.
The CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League now has four teams with the acquisition of BigRock Motorsport. The league is aiming to elevate the bar for racing in India, offering an exciting season for both spectators and competitors.