2015 MRF MoGrip FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship: Aravind KP Crowned Champion At Chikmagalur - Overdrive
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2015 MRF MoGrip FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship: Aravind KP crowned champion at Chikmagalur

02 Nov 2015 / 0

Fresh after victory at the 2015 Raid de Himalaya, Aravind KP from TVS Racing continued his winning streak as he took the Group A title at the MRF 2W Rally of Chikmagalur with 49.8 seconds, in the fourth round of the 2015 MRF Mogrip FMSCI National Rally Championship. Finishing close in second place was his team-mate, Nataraj R, with a time of 49.29 seconds. Third overall was Abdul Wahid from the Group B class at 53.4 seconds.

KP Aravind

The Rally covered close to 70km, with the SS measuring 50km in three sections. Of the 40 that started, only one participant didn’t finish.

Results:

Group A (Single class irrespective of engine capacity):

1. KP Aravind (0:49:08)
2. R Nataraj (0:49:29)
3. Phalguna Raghavendra (1:04:42)

Group B M1 (4 stroke motorcycles up to 130cc):

1. V Rakesh Kumar (0:59:01)
2. K Sarvana Kumar (0:59:43)
3. Rohit Gowda (1:02:15)

Group B M2 (4 stroke motorcycles 131-165cc):

1. Suhail Ahmed (0:56:29)
2. RE Rajendra (0:56:46)
3. Asad Khan (0:57:22)

Group B M3 & M4 (4 stroke motorcycles 166-260cc):
1. Abdul Wahid (0:53:04)
2. Yuva Kumar (0:55:30)
3. Varun SS (1:00:19)

Group B M5 (4 stroke motorcycles 261-500cc):

1. SD Vishwas (1:01:01)
2. Samarth (1:04:07)

Group B S0 to S3 (Scooters upto 160cc):

1. Syed Asif Ali (1:00:45)
2. Shamim Khan (1:01:38)
3. Ravi Chandran (1:18:53)

Single make (Royal Enfield motorcycles):

1. Sanjay Kumar (0:57:35)
2. Akash Aithal (0:59:09)
3. Prabhu Chandra (1:13:18)

Group B (2/4 Stroke motorcycles upto 180cc):

1. Francis PV (0:59:30)
2. Asif Ali (1:01:37)
3. Salman Khan (1:02:52)

 

Press release - Team TVS Racing’s KP Aravind emerges Overall winner

Chikmagalur, November 1:Championship leader KP Aravind, representing Team TVS Racing, continued his dominance in two-wheeler rallying as he won the Overall title in the Rally of Chikmagalur, the fourth round of the MRF MOGRIP FMSCI National Rally Championship 2W 2015, here on Sunday. The Mangalore rider’s total time was 49 minutes and eight seconds.

Aravind’s teammate R Nataraj, with a total time of 49 minutes, 29 seconds, emerged second. Both were competing in the Group “A” class. Abdul Wahid, winner in the Group “B” M3 & M4: 4 stroke motorcycles 166-260cc class, was third fastest Overall with a total time of 53:04.

Out of the 40 that started the Rally, only one did not finish.

The Rally covered about 70Km. The Special Stage distance was about 50Km, with three sections. The stages were run inside the Kuvempu PG Centre and Police Training Centre.

The Championship is being sponsored by MRF MOGRIP and Adventure Trails, from Chikmagalur, is another sponsor for the event.

Results:Class 1: Group “A” (Single class irrespective of engine capacity): 1. KP Aravind (Team TVS Racing, 0:49:08 minutes); 2. R Nataraj (Team TVS Racing, 0:49:29); 3. Phalguna Raghavendra (1:04:42).

Class 2: Group “B” M1: 4 stroke motorcycles upto 130cc: 1. V Rakesh Kumar (0:59:01); 2. K Sarvana Kumar (0:59:43); 3. Rohit Gowda (1:02:15).

Class 3: Group “B” M2: 4 stroke motorcycles 131-165cc: 1. Suhail Ahmed (0:56:29); 2. RE Rajendra (0:56:46); 3. Asad Khan (0:57:22).

Class 4: Group “B” M3 & M4: 4 stroke motorcycles 166-260cc: 1. Abdul Wahid (0:53:04); 2. Yuva Kumar (0:55:30); 3. Varun SS (1:00:19).

Class 5: Group “B” M5: 4 stroke motorcycles 261-500cc: 1. SD Vishwas (1:01:01); 2. Samarth (1:04:07).

Class 6: Group “B” S0 TO S3: Scooters upto 160cc (S0 to S3): 1. Syed Asif Ali (1:00:45); 2. Shamim Khan(1:01:38); 3. Ravi Chandran (1:18:53).

Class 7: Single Make Royal Enfield Motorcycles: 1. Sanjay Kumar (0:57:35); 2. Akash Aithal (0:59:09); 3.Prabhu Chandra (1:13:18).

Class 8: Group “B” 2/4 Stroke motorcycles upto 180cc (Star of Chikmagalur category): 1. Francis PV (0:59:30); 2. Asif Ali (1:01:37); 3. Salman Khan (1:02:52).


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