Volkswagen Motorsport India dominated the first round of the Indian Touring Car (ITC) category in the 2019 National Car Racing Championship. The opening round of the season was held at the Kari Motor Speedway and held three races over the weekend. Volkswagen entered the category as a factory team this year with three TC4-A Vento race cars and managed secure a minimum of 1-2 finish in each race. Race 2 specifically saw the team take all three spots on the podium with drivers Karthik Tharani, Dhruv Mohite and Ishaan Dodhiwala behind the wheel.
The ITC category is seen as the pinnacle of Indian motorsport and has veteran racers including Arjun Balu, D. Vidya Prakash, M Ramakrishnan, C. Rajaram, B Vijaya Kumar, Raghul Rangasamy and others. The Volkswagen drivers along with Raghul are the youngest on the grid.
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