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IDEMITSU Honda Racing India’s Kavin Quintal clinches 11th position in hard fought battle at the 2024 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship in China


·        AP250 class Race 1 of Round 2: A Consistent performance throughout the race resulted in Kavin crossing the chequered line in 11th position, winning 5 points for the team. Mohsin P finished the race in 20th position.


Zhuhai International Circuit (China), 20 April 2024: Making a significant mark in one of the toughest races of Asia, the IDEMITSU Honda Racing India team rider Kavin Quintal achieved another milestone in race 1 of round 2 of the 2024 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) in China today.

Maintaining steadiness and displaying finesse in an intense race, Kavin Quintal competed well and bagged another TOP 15 finish this season.

Displaying his best performance in the race, young rider Kavin Quintal gave strong competition to the international riders. Starting from 15th on the grid, Kavin began advancing in the initial laps. He maintained his composure and a steady pace throughout. In the final laps, he applied his learnings well and accelerated fast at the opportune moment, crossing the chequered line in 11th position without making any mistakes on the track. He completed the race with a total time of 19:03.094, earning five valuable points for the team.

Kavin’s teammate, Mohsin P, also showcased his full power on the race track today. Starting the race from the 23rd position, he competed fiercely and maintained his pace well to avoid any mistakes or crashes on the track. He finished the race in 20th position with a total time of 19:25.863. However, at this position, he scored no points for the team.

Quote of IDEMITSU Honda Racing India rider Kavin Quintal:

“I am satisfied with my performance today. China’s track is new to me, and my focus was to maintain positive momentum throughout. After witnessing multiple crashes on the track, my goal was to finish the race without making any mistakes and earn points for the team. Today, my previous learnings and the guidance from my instructors supported me in meeting all the challenges. With today’s score, we are motivated and hopeful for better results tomorrow.”

Quote of IDEMITSU Honda Racing India rider Mohsin Paramban:

I was expecting better results today. In the initial laps, I was confident and throttled well to secure a better position. However, the plan didn’t work as per my expectations today. I am happy that Kavin performed well and earned points for the team. Taking today’s learnings, I will enhance my strategies for tomorrow’s race and expect better results.”

About 2024 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC): The 27thedition of FIM Asia Road Racing Championship is Asia’s most competitive motorcycle road racing championship, held since 1996. The 2024 season will have six rounds beginning with the official test and season opener at the Chang International Circuit (Thailand) from 15-17 March 2024. In April 2024, the Zhuhai International Circuit, China will host the second leg. The host venue for Round 3 in June 2024 will be held at the Mobility Resort Motegi, Japan. Round 4, 5 and 6 will be held in July, September and December in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, respectively.