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Jagan Kumar takes a double win at Round 4 of National Motorcycle Racing Championship

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08 Sep 2015 12:43:54 IST

The fourth round of the MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship concluded in Chennai on September 6. The round hosted races for sevendifferent championships " Group B (Open) category, Group C (Open) category and Group D (Novice) category along withthe one-make championships held by Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and TVS.

Indian international Jagan Kumar of TVS Racing leads the field into Turn-3 on way to winning the premium Group B (165cc) Open class race in the fourth round of the MMSCI-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship in Chennai on SaturdayJagan Kumar of TVS Racing leads the field into Turn-3 on the way to winning the premium Group B (165cc) Open class race

In the Group B Open class, Jagan Kumar took his third and fourth wins of the season this weekend. In the first race, he was followed by Deepak Ravikumar and Rajini Krishnan of Moto-Rev Yamaha Racing. On day two however, Jagan's teammate, KY Ahmed finished second ahead of Ravikumar. Harry Sylvester from TVS Racing had a disappointing weekend after finishing seventh in the first race and dropping two places down in the championship by the end of the round. His double win pushed Jagan to the top of the standings with 112 points ahead of Rajini Krishnan (95 points).

Mathana Kumar of Ten10 Racing, who won both the races in the Group C (165cc) Open class in the fourth round of the MMSC Indian National Morocycle Racing Championship in Chennai on SundayMathana Kumar of Ten10 Racing, who won both the races in the Group C (165cc) Open class this round

In the Group C Open class, Mathana Kumar too managed a double win this round giving him an overall score of 118 points. This pushes Ananth Raj (115 points) to second place in the championship ahead of Sumit Lucas Toppo (96 points). In the Group D Novice category, Vishwadev Muraleedharan of Sparks Racing took first place on day one while Kannan Karnan clinched a victory in the second race. Kannan's win in this round got him to the top of the scoreboard with 102 points, ahead of Aravind B (94 points) and Vishwadev Muraleedharan (93 points).

Sarath Kumar of Ten10 Racing on way to scoring a double in the Honda CBR 250 class in the MMSC Honda One-Make Championship in Chennai on SundaySarath Kumar of Ten10 Racing on his way to scoring a double in the Honda CBR 250 class in the MMSC Honda One-Make

The Honda One-Make ChampionshipseesSarath Kumar continuing his winning streak in the CBR250 category this round, keeping him at the top of the scoreboard. In the CBR150 championship, Aravind B won the first race ahead of Sivanesan S. However, in a turn of events, Sivanesan finished first in the second race followed by Aravind. In the TVS One-Make Championship, Aravind Ganesh R and Sathish Kumar L scored double wins in the Open and Novice categories, respectively.

Gixxer Cup

In the first Open category race of the Suzuki Gixxer Cup, Ananth Raj finished first just 0.09 seconds ahead of Abhishek V. He also won the second race ahead of Sathish Kumar A. The championship standings remain unchanged with Ananth on top, followed by Abhishek. In the Novice category, Amarnath Menon won by a mere 0.068 seconds, ahead of Vishwadev Muraleedharan in the first race. However, Muraleedharan pushed harder in the second race and took his rival on the final corner of the last lap. The championship is led by Vishwadev followed closely by Amarnath with a difference ofjust 2 points.

Winners-of-Gixxer-Cup---Round-4

Atul Gupta, executive vice president of SMIPL said, We are extremely excited to announce our next and final round for the 2015 season at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Not only does this bring the races and excitement to northern India, but we will also have the presence of the legendary racing icon Kevin Schwantz, the 500cc Grand Prix World Champion of 1993, and a die-hard Team Suzuki rider for decades! Our racers, customers and fans will have an incredible opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world's greatest motorcycle racers ever!"

Results

Day 1

National Championship

Group B (165cc, Open, 6 laps)

  1. Jagan K (TVS Racing) 1 (11:50.402)
  2. Deepak Ravikumar (Moto-Rev Yamaha Racing) 2 (11:54.840)
  3. Rajini Krishnan (MotoRev Yamaha Racing) 3 (11:55.298)

Group C (165cc, Open)

  1. Mathana Kumar S (Ten10 Racing) 1 (12:31.153)
  2. Vivek Pillai S (Ten10 Racing) 2 (12:33.345)
  3. Sumit Lucas Toppo (Prolap Racing) 3 (12:34.648)

Group D (165cc, Novice)

  1. Vishwadev Muraleedharan (Sparks Racing) 1 (13:22.743)
  2. Aravind B (Pvt) 2 (13:30.912)
  3. Kannan K (Moto-Rev Yamaha Racing) 3 (13:30.980)

One-Make Championship

Yamaha R15 (Open)

  1. Mithun Kumar PK (Chennai) (13:34.219)
  2. Ramesh Kumar (Chennai) (13:34.547)
  3. Vivek Mani (Chennai) (13:40.811)

Yamaha R15 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Kannan K (Chennai) (07:48.239)
  2. Amarnath Rajan (Chennai) (07:48.433)
  3. Daniel Shoham John Philip (Chennai) (07:55.416)

Honda CBR 250 (Open)

  1. Sarath Kumar (Ten10 Racing) (12:23.593)
  2. Dinesh Kumar D (United Tech Torque Racing) (12:25.649)
  3. Sumit Lucas Toppo (ProLap Racing) (12:26.092)

Honda CBR 150 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Aravind B (07:41.483)
  2. Sivanesan S (7:42.260)
  3. Kishoar VS (07:42.854)

TVS RTR 160(Open)

  1. Aravind Ganesh R (13:26.090)
  2. KY Ahmed (13:26.267)
  3. Kannan S (13:26.330)

TVS RTR 160 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Sathish Kumar L (Chennai) (08:03.576)
  2. Kumaran K (Chennai) (08.03.897)
  3. Akhand Pratap Singh (Roorkee) (08:05.065)

Suzuki Gixxer Cup (Open)

  1. Ananth Raj P (Chennai) (13:26.284)
  2. Abhishek V (Bangalore) (13:26.374)
  3. Sathish Kumar A (Chennai) (13:26.889)

Suzuki Gixxer Cup(Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Amarnath Menon (Kerala) (07:43.899)
  2. Vishwadev Muraleedharan (Coimbatore) (07:43.967)
  3. Malsawmdawngliana (Aizwal) (07:50.896)

Day 2

National Championship

Group B (165cc, Open, 5 laps)

  1. Jagan K (TVS Racing) (9:43.775 secs)
  2. KY Ahamed (TVS Racing) (9:48.389)
  3. Deepak Ravikumar (Moto Rev Yamaha Racing) (9:55.729)

Group C (165cc) Open

  1. Mathana Kumar S (Ten10 Racing) (10:33.654)
  2. Vivek Pillai S (Ten10 Racing) (10:35.671)
  3. Prabhu A (Moto Rev Yamaha Racing) (10:38.368)

Group D (165cc, Novice,4 laps)

  1. Kannan Karnan (Moto Rev Yamaha Racing) (8:49.963)
  2. Vishwadev Muraleedharan (Sparks Racing) (8:53.432)
  3. Aravind B (privateer) (9:1.600)

One-Make Championship

Yamaha R15 (Open)

  1. Shyam Shankar (Chennai) (13:24.912)
  2. Mithun Kumar PK (Chennai) (13:24.960)
  3. Prabhu V (Chennai) (13:34.843)

Yamaha R15 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Kannan Karnan (Chennai) (7:55.268)
  2. Daniel Shoham John Philip (Chennai) (7:58.125)
  3. Deva U (Chennai) (8: 04.733)

TVS RTR 160(Open)

  1. Aravind Ganesh R (Chennai) (13:29.335)
  2. Kannan S (Chennai) (13:29.478)
  3. Arun Muthukrishnan (Chennai) (13:40.009)

TVS RTR 160 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Sathish Kumar L (Chennai) (08:06.606)
  2. Udipta Kumar Rath (Bhubaneswar) (08:06.906)
  3. Romario J (Chennai) (08:07.249)

Suzuki Gixxer Cup (Open)

  1. Ananth Raj P (Chennai) (13:24.979)
  2. Sathish Kumar A (Chennai) (13: 25.212)
  3. Vivian Gladwin David (Kanpur) (13:25.628)

Suzuki Gixxer Cup(Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Vishwadev Muraleedharan (Coimbatore) (07:49.705)
  2. Amarnath Menon K (Kerala) (07:49.789)
  3. Ajeesh A (Nagercoil) (08:05.880)

Honda CBR 250 (Open)

  1. Sarath Kumar (Ten10 Racing) (12:23.504)
  2. Sumit Lucas Toppo (Pro Lap Racing) (12:28.474)
  3. Mathana Kumar S (Ten10 Racing) (12:33.053)

Honda CBR 150 (Novice, Short Loop)

  1. Sivanesan S (Chennai) (7:43.647)
  2. Aravind B (Chennai) (7:44.059)
  3. Shane Thompson P (Bangalore) (7:45.148)

SUZUKI GIXXER CUP ROUND 4 FINISHES ON EXCITING NOTE


New Delhi, September 7, 2015: The Suzuki Gixxer Cup organized by MMSC and approved by FMSCI concluded its 4th round at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai this weekend. Once again, the motorcycles had upgrades to improve their braking, handling and performance. Riders came back with a lot of positive feedback on the upgrades. Gixxer customers, fans and loyalists arrived in full strength, and there were around 200 spectators filling the grandstand with a lot of fanfare and cheering for their favourite racers. There was also a lucky draw for all Gixxer customers with one lucky winner getting a free Special Edition Suzuki Gixxer helmet! Keeping in tune with previous rounds, the quality of racing was very exciting and gripping. The first Open Race (Above 23 years) witnessed the top contenders battle it out for 6 intense laps with Ananth Raj taking a hard earned victory from Abhishek V with a gap of just 0.09 microseconds. The championship standings remained the same with Ananth retaining his lead over Abhishek, while the fight for the third position still remains wide open, with 3 riders within 5 points of each other. The Novice category (Below 23 years) had its fair share of excitement in both races where it was impossible to predict the winner until the last corner. Amarnath Menon finally crossed the finish line by a hair's breadth - 0.068 microseconds - ahead of Vishwadev Muraleedharan, while in the 2nd race, Vishwadev got the better of his rival on the last corner of the last lap. The championship is now led by Vishwadev, with Amarnath a mere 2 points behind. "We are extremely excited to announce our next and final round for the 2015 season at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Not only does this bring the races and excitement to northern India, we will also have the presence of the legendary racing icon Kevin Schwantz the 500cc Grand Prix World Champion of 1993 and a die-hard Team Suzuki rider for decades! Our racers, customers and fans will have an incredible opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world's greatest motorcycle racers ever!" said Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL As expected, it was a pleasant and satisfying weekend at the races and Suzuki bids farewell to the Madras Motor Race Track for this season and looks forward to the Buddh International Circuit in exactly 3 weeks time. Below are the results from all 4 races of Round 4: 1. Open Race 1 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 13:26.284 2nd: Abhishek V 13:26.374 3rd: Sathish Kumar 13:26.889 Best Lap: Vivian Gladwin David 2:12.131 (101.2 kmph) 2. Open Race 2 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 2nd: Sathish Kumar 3rd: Vivian Gladwin David Best Lap: Meka Vidhuraj 2:11.523 (101.7 kmph) 3. Novice Race 1 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Amarnath Menon 7:43.899 2nd: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:43.967 3rd: Malsawndawngliana 7:50.896 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:15.534 (100.1 kmph) 4. Novice Race 2 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:49.705 2nd: Amarnath Menon 7:49.789 3rd: Ajeesh A 8:05.880 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:16.941 (98.3 kmph)
  

SUZUKI GIXXER CUP ROUND 4 FINISHES ON EXCITING NOTE


New Delhi, September 7, 2015: The Suzuki Gixxer Cup organized by MMSC and approved by FMSCI concluded its 4th round at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai this weekend. Once again, the motorcycles had upgrades to improve their braking, handling and performance. Riders came back with a lot of positive feedback on the upgrades. Gixxer customers, fans and loyalists arrived in full strength, and there were around 200 spectators filling the grandstand with a lot of fanfare and cheering for their favourite racers. There was also a lucky draw for all Gixxer customers with one lucky winner getting a free Special Edition Suzuki Gixxer helmet! Keeping in tune with previous rounds, the quality of racing was very exciting and gripping. The first Open Race (Above 23 years) witnessed the top contenders battle it out for 6 intense laps with Ananth Raj taking a hard earned victory from Abhishek V with a gap of just 0.09 microseconds. The championship standings remained the same with Ananth retaining his lead over Abhishek, while the fight for the third position still remains wide open, with 3 riders within 5 points of each other. The Novice category (Below 23 years) had its fair share of excitement in both races where it was impossible to predict the winner until the last corner. Amarnath Menon finally crossed the finish line by a hair's breadth - 0.068 microseconds - ahead of Vishwadev Muraleedharan, while in the 2nd race, Vishwadev got the better of his rival on the last corner of the last lap. The championship is now led by Vishwadev, with Amarnath a mere 2 points behind. "We are extremely excited to announce our next and final round for the 2015 season at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Not only does this bring the races and excitement to northern India, we will also have the presence of the legendary racing icon Kevin Schwantz the 500cc Grand Prix World Champion of 1993 and a die-hard Team Suzuki rider for decades! Our racers, customers and fans will have an incredible opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world's greatest motorcycle racers ever!" said Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL As expected, it was a pleasant and satisfying weekend at the races and Suzuki bids farewell to the Madras Motor Race Track for this season and looks forward to the Buddh International Circuit in exactly 3 weeks time. Below are the results from all 4 races of Round 4: 1. Open Race 1 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 13:26.284 2nd: Abhishek V 13:26.374 3rd: Sathish Kumar 13:26.889 Best Lap: Vivian Gladwin David 2:12.131 (101.2 kmph) 2. Open Race 2 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 2nd: Sathish Kumar 3rd: Vivian Gladwin David Best Lap: Meka Vidhuraj 2:11.523 (101.7 kmph) 3. Novice Race 1 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Amarnath Menon 7:43.899 2nd: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:43.967 3rd: Malsawndawngliana 7:50.896 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:15.534 (100.1 kmph) 4. Novice Race 2 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:49.705 2nd: Amarnath Menon 7:49.789 3rd: Ajeesh A 8:05.880 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:16.941 (98.3 kmph)
  

SUZUKI GIXXER CUP ROUND 4 FINISHES ON EXCITING NOTE


New Delhi, September 7, 2015: The Suzuki Gixxer Cup organized by MMSC and approved by FMSCI concluded its 4th round at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai this weekend. Once again, the motorcycles had upgrades to improve their braking, handling and performance. Riders came back with a lot of positive feedback on the upgrades. Gixxer customers, fans and loyalists arrived in full strength, and there were around 200 spectators filling the grandstand with a lot of fanfare and cheering for their favourite racers. There was also a lucky draw for all Gixxer customers with one lucky winner getting a free Special Edition Suzuki Gixxer helmet! Keeping in tune with previous rounds, the quality of racing was very exciting and gripping. The first Open Race (Above 23 years) witnessed the top contenders battle it out for 6 intense laps with Ananth Raj taking a hard earned victory from Abhishek V with a gap of just 0.09 microseconds. The championship standings remained the same with Ananth retaining his lead over Abhishek, while the fight for the third position still remains wide open, with 3 riders within 5 points of each other. The Novice category (Below 23 years) had its fair share of excitement in both races where it was impossible to predict the winner until the last corner. Amarnath Menon finally crossed the finish line by a hair's breadth - 0.068 microseconds - ahead of Vishwadev Muraleedharan, while in the 2nd race, Vishwadev got the better of his rival on the last corner of the last lap. The championship is now led by Vishwadev, with Amarnath a mere 2 points behind. "We are extremely excited to announce our next and final round for the 2015 season at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Not only does this bring the races and excitement to northern India, we will also have the presence of the legendary racing icon Kevin Schwantz the 500cc Grand Prix World Champion of 1993 and a die-hard Team Suzuki rider for decades! Our racers, customers and fans will have an incredible opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world's greatest motorcycle racers ever!" said Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL As expected, it was a pleasant and satisfying weekend at the races and Suzuki bids farewell to the Madras Motor Race Track for this season and looks forward to the Buddh International Circuit in exactly 3 weeks time. Below are the results from all 4 races of Round 4: 1. Open Race 1 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 13:26.284 2nd: Abhishek V 13:26.374 3rd: Sathish Kumar 13:26.889 Best Lap: Vivian Gladwin David 2:12.131 (101.2 kmph) 2. Open Race 2 Laps: 6 1st: Ananth Raj 2nd: Sathish Kumar 3rd: Vivian Gladwin David Best Lap: Meka Vidhuraj 2:11.523 (101.7 kmph) 3. Novice Race 1 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Amarnath Menon 7:43.899 2nd: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:43.967 3rd: Malsawndawngliana 7:50.896 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:15.534 (100.1 kmph) 4. Novice Race 2 Laps: 6 (Small Lap) 1st: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 7:49.705 2nd: Amarnath Menon 7:49.789 3rd: Ajeesh A 8:05.880 Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:16.941 (98.3 kmph)
  

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