IndianOil’s ‘Storm’ powers the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship 2024
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IndianOil’s ‘Storm’ powers the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship 2024

This collaboration entails IndianOil providing category 2 race fuel which is produced at IndianOil’s Gujarat refinery,

  • By ICN Bureau | March 07, 2024

IndianOil has announced the partnership with FIM (Federation Internationale De Motocyclisme), as the "Official Fuel Partner" for the prestigious Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) over a span of three years, from 2024 to 2026.

This collaboration entails IndianOil providing category 2 race fuel, "STORM-Ultimate Racing Fuel," across all ARRC events. "STORM”, which is produced at IndianOil’s Gujarat refinery, is a highlight of IndianOil's diverse and ambitious product range, which also includes AV Gas 100 LL and reference fuels, reflecting India's commitment to self-reliance and technological advancement.

The arrival of 'STORM,' in the international arena marks a significant stride towards bolstering the 'Make in India' initiative. This race fuel also showcases IndianOil's innovation and expertise in producing specialized fuels that adhere to stringent international norms, receiving approval from the FIM approved Intertek in Switzerland.

Speaking on the occasion, Shrikant Madhav Vaidya, Chairman IndianOil said “As we embark on this exhilarating partnership with FIM for the Asia Road Racing Championship, IndianOil is proud to fuel the fast lanes of motorsport with our cutting-edge 'STORM-Ultimate Racing Fuel'. The fuel stands as a symbol of innovation and excellence, embodying our relentless pursuit of developing specialised fuels that meet stringent international standards. This collaboration marks a significant step in strengthening the 'Make in India' initiative on the global stage."

STORM- Ultimate Racing Fuel is designed as a high-performance gasoline specifically tailored for the rigorous demands of various racing circuits, including enduro, trial, circuit racing, motocross and supermoto, cross-country, e-bike, and track racing. This specialized fuel meets the requirements for FIM Category 2 race fuels, catering to all classes of motorbikes engaged in these competitions.

In preparation for the upcoming Thailand event scheduled from March 15-17, IndianOil has shipped off “STORM” fuel from Nhava Sheva port in Mumbai on February 23, 2024, with a virtual flag-off by Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urban Affairs.

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