Chennai, 7 January2022:Allgeared up for the 4th round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian NationalMotorcycle Racing Championship, team Honda Racing India’s riders displayedtheir mettle in the Pro-Stock 165cc and IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup NSF250Rand CBR150R categories today at the MadrasMotor Race Track, Chennai.
Shortened to one day due to COVID-19 restrictions, theRound 4 will culminate on Saturday itself. While there will be two races eachfor PS165cc and IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup categories, there will be onlyone race in IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup CBR150R and Hornet 2.0 One MakeRace.
Speaking on Round 4, Mr. Prabhu Nagaraj, Senior Vice President – Brand & Communications,Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We got back on track today for Round 4 of INMRC after a brief break.Our riders rode with full confidence today and are aiming for top position intomorrow’s race. We are looking forward to see the magical trio of Rajiv Sethu,Mathana Kumar and Senthil Kumar driving towards victory. On the other hand, welook forward to seeing stellar performances from our young guns in the IDEMITSUHonda India Talent Cup NSF250R and CBR150R categories. I am confident that ourriders will be able to push themselves further and gain laurels for the teamtomorrow.”
MRF MMSC FMSCIIndian National Motorcycle Racing ChampionshipPro-Stock 165cc:
After today’s qualifying, IDEMISTU Honda SK69 Racingteam’s rider Rajiv Sethu will start tomorrow’s race from 4th place on the grid.Whereas, his teammates S Mathana Kumar and Senthil Kumar will be seen at 6thand 7th place respectively.
IDEMITSU Honda IndiaTalent Cup NSF250R and CBR150R &Honda Hornet 2.0 One Make Race:
The IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup NSF250R willwitness Pune lad Sarthak Chavan on pole position. On second place will be the2022 IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup qualifier Kavin Quintal. Mohsin P will take offfrom third place on the grid in NSF250R race 1.
Setting the grid for tomorrow’s race, Prakash Kamatfrom chennai clinched first position in today’s qualifying of IDEMITSU HondaIndia Talent Cup CBR150R while Vivek Gaurav from Patna and Raheesh Khatri fromMumbai got second and third place on grid respectively.
Maintaining his strong hold on the first place, raceleader Kevin Kannan overtook his competitors clocking the fastest lap at2:11:709 to score the first place on the grid. Chasing him were Alwin Sunderand UllasSantrupt Nanda who will be starting from the second and third place onthe grid.