Raja Kumar, Saravana Kumar and Solieswaran qualify for“Castrol Super Mechanic” All India Finals

Over 250 mechanics compete for a place in the finals




Bengaluru, August 2nd, 2017: JP Raja Kumar from Tirunelvelli, Saravana Kumar from Coimbatore and Solieswaran from Tirupur – the top three winners of the “Castrol Super Mechanic” regional roundheld in Bengaluru, will represent South region at the all India finals to be held in Mumbai in September 2017.


Castrol, one of the leading lubricant brands in India, launched the innovative and exciting Castrol Super Mechaniccontest to provide a public platform for independent two-wheeler mechanics to showcase their talent and skill. Thousands of two-wheeler mechanics from across the country signed up to participate in the unique contest that commenced across India in May 2017. Following the registration, contestants participated in an initial round to qualify for regional rounds which will run in eight cities.


Over 250 mechanics participated in the in the exciting competition held in Bengaluru. The competition included a quiz round and two practical rounds which included a diagnostic and an assembly round. The competition was fierce and the level of skill and knowledge on display was of a very high standard. Besides the competition, all participants went through a technical training on two-wheeler engine technology.


Commenting on the contest, Kedar Apte – Vice President Marketing, Castrol Indiasaid, “We are delighted by the overwhelming response we have received for the Castrol Super Mechanic contest.Mechanics are our key business partners and we are delighted to provide them with a platform where they can showcase their knowledge and skills. We have also taken the opportunity to share knowledge and information with them about the latest trends and technologies in motorcycle engines, maintenance and lubricants. The regional rounds of the Castrol Super Mechanic contest will also provide participants with the opportunity to interact with fellow mechanics from other cities and towns and learn from each other.”


JP Raja Kumar, one of the winners, said“The Castrol Super Mechanic contest was a great experience for me and I am really proud to be one of the winners. I am thrilled with my victory and am looking forward to the finals. I really hope I can be amongst the top three winners and represent India at the Castrol Asia Pacific mechanic contest to be held in Thailand.”


The top three all India winners will have the honour of being recognized as theCastrol Super Mechanics from India and will participate in the Castrol Asia Pacific Mechanic contest to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2017. Participants from six countries will be competing at the Castrol Asia Pacific Mechanic contest.




About Castrol:

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands, has a proud heritage of innovation and fuelling the dreams of pioneers. Our passion for performance, combined with a philosophy of working in partnership with manufacturers, has enabled Castrol to develop lubricants and greases that have been at the heart of numerous technological feats on land, air, sea and space for over 100 years.


Castrol is part of the BP group and serves customers and consumers in over 140 countries in the automotive, marine, industrial and energy production sectors. Our branded products are recognized globally for innovation and high performance through our commitment to premium quality and cutting-edge technology. To find out more about Castrol please visitwww.castrol.co.in or follow us on @Castrol_India




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