It was a grand launch of the Sports Illustrated Motorsports Special issue. And the grand launch became grander in presence of Bhaichung Bhatia and Gaurav Gill. Sports Illustrated India magazine launches the Motorsports Special edition in collaboration with Marti Suzuki Motorsports on 10th August 2016. The launch at Underdogs Bar & Grill was a super success. As a matter of fact, the Ace Ex-Football legend Bhaichung Bhatia is an avid motorsports enthusiast. In addition, Gaurav Gill is an Ace Indian Rally Driver. Both legends were there to unveil the magazine. From Marti Suzuki India Limited, Vinay Pant, AVP Marketing was present. Also, there were many celebrities to grace the occasion.
The super special coffee table magazine was the talk of the event. In fact, the growing category of motorsports is exponential in India. Bhaichung Bhatia and Gaurav Gill were enthusiastically talking about their passion for the motorsports. Additionally, Singapore Grand Prix and Singapore Tourism Board were sponsoring the launch.
It is like the dawn of the new horizon on the global front of Indian spectrum. This launch of the special annual sports Illustrated India is a landmark in itself. The magazine intends to deliver all the vital knowledge about motorsports industry. It also seeks to be the one-stop information hub for the motorsports personalities and fans. The magazine is refreshing sports information bringing the Indian and international motorsports celebrities at a common platform. Moreover, the prime focus stays on the key areas of motorsports.
Sports Illustrated Motorsports Special issue
In fact, this is the only place where you can find exclusive interviews and features from global icons. Finally, these icons, crossing the spectrum of sports include Hair Singh, Gaurav Gill, Suresh Rana, CS Santosh, Karun Chadok, and above all Narain Karthikeyan. In fact, there are more in the list. The new magazine brings its readers closer to these icons and the lifestyle of country’s top racers and motorists.
On this occasion, Vivek Pareek, Senior Publisher, Sports Illustrated India says “This special issue is a rendition of Sports Illustrated India’s commitment to every sport in India. We hope this specific initiative will encourage more people to take up the sport and find the support they need to excel.”
Vinay Pant, AVP Marketing, Marti Suzuki India Limited adds “Maruti Suzuki’s commitment to motorsports has spanned almost two decades, and we have constantly endeavoured to take the sports to the grassroots. With more initiative across the country that encourage budding racers, we look forward to a vibrant racing scenario in India.”
Lastly, Shashank Shekhar Mishra, India Representative of Singapore Grand Prix says “Singapore Grand Prix is one of the world’s most glamorous events, with exceptional racing and performances. We are proud to associate with Sports Illustrated to bring the passion and excellence of the track to readers and visitors to the most spectacular GP event in the world.”