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Decoding the Tata Prima Race Truck for T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship

Published On Mar 18, 2016By Tushar Vijay

Amongst many things that are responsible for making T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship a big affair, is the truck itself – that virtually holds all reasons to exude the brilliance out of the bulk sprint. Experts who have been working around to make this event successful go by the fact that, had it not been a Prima designed so intrinsically and conceived so well, the format would have not done any justice with. There is something extraordinary with Tata Prima 4038.S that batters through the soul of the event and that all fleshes out well with great specifications marking the presence of the gleaming race truck.

Brought into the league of duty under the guidelines furnished by British Truck Racing Association, Tata Prima 4038.S brings you the best aggregates of stability, safety and performance in a host of responsive features. The ergonomically designed truck knows it how to commit to a contest like this – procuring all the retorts and gestures to comply with the agenda of heavy-weight racing.

With all great trucking elements coming together to offer the right poise of running hacks, Tata Prima 4038.S comes out strong to board on the details of fluency and control.

Talking of the core specs, the fine range of trucks come equipped with CUMMINS ISLe Engine with a max power of 370 BHP and max torque of 1550 Nm. Known for the unique control that the vehicle sports for distinctive racing needs, it comes powered with great combination of gear and brakes in an Eaton 9 speed Transmission and Full Air Dual Circuit - S Cam braking system with water cooling system. With wheels and tyres together doing the trick at 315/70R22.5 Tyres with 9x22.5 wheels configuration, you cannot doubt the capability of this truck to perform in extreme speed conditions. To assure the needed driving compliance and safety, the truck comes furnished with C-SL cab with roll cage and racing seats.

Major tweaks done to add racing characteristics to the truck include use of lighter aggregates for weight reduction besides including safety features like FUPD, SUPD and RUPD. Further, the truck sports a lower chassis height (CG) for better stability and comes with augmented caster to offer better handling at high speed. Other speed essentials include improved brake cooling system and broader steering wheel to support hasty turns through the sharp angles. To make all that work further smoother it comes with a host of compelling features that sum up to 22 key modifications in the vogue of high-speed performance and control. These includes significant changes in fuel tank, braking system, propeller shaft guards, racing seats, safety gears, exhaust among others.

The trucks are modified following the BTRA guidelines and are duly certified by FMSCI after clearing all stringent security checks while going through rigorous test for high speed ride and control at the Jamshedpur circuit.

With the best mix of all relevant features made to deliver top results on track, the Tata Prima 4038.S Race Truck looks to offer something worth seeing – all dipped in the revering act of speed and amazement!

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