Hero MotoCorp looks to the Xtreme 160R with National Drag Racing Champion
Hero MotoCorp has roped in nine-time national drag racing champion Hemanth Muddappa as a brand ambassador for the Hero Xtreme 160R. Promoting the motorcycle, Hemanth will participate in the ongoing Hero XDrags experiential events, pan India. Hero and Hemanth have hosted 16 sessions of XDrags so far. These experiential events provide the riders with a first hand experience of a drag race, and using the Hero XTreme 160R.
Hemanth, a Bengaluru-based rider, has been breaking drag racing records for a while now. Earlier this month, he had won his fifth consecutive MMSC FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship title.
He won two gold medals in the above 1050cc (Super Sport) and 851-1050cc (Super Sport) categories and drag races across three classes – 851 cc – 1050 cc, 1050cc above, and foreign open unrestricted . Hemanth is the first Indian to win in two classes and also holds the record for the fastest time in the country.'
Hemanth Muddappa hopes the partnership to help the young Indian motorsports aspirants to reach world podiums.