The Indian motorsport scene is lastly again on monitor with two main nationwide championships – the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship (JK NRC) and MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) kicking off their 2020 seasons over the weekend. Anish Damodar Shetty ended up stealing the highlight in the Pro-Stock 301-400cc class, whereas Honda put up a powerful show in the Pro-Stock 165cc with seven podium finishes.
- Anish Damodar Shetty wins three races in Pro-Stock 301-400cc
- Honda notch up two wins and 7 podiums in Pro-Stock 165cc
- Sarthak Chavan wins each Honda India Talent Cup NSF250R races
Here’s how the races panned out in all the lessons:
Anish Damodar Shetty loved a stellar Round 1 as he gained three out of 4 races in the premier Pro-Stock 301-400cc class. With no prior testing time, this was his first outing on the Race Concepts ready KTM RC 390, making his hat trick of wins all the extra unimaginable. The solely different race winner in the class was TVS Racing’s KY Ahamed, who defeated seasoned racer, Jagan Kumar to win the first race.
Elsewhere, superbike racer and a number of nationwide championship winner, Rajini Krishnan endured a blended bag of races. While his weekend was marred by a number of crashes and technical points, he pulled off a spirited restoration in the last race to go from 24th to 4th on the grid. Kumar pulled off an equally spectacular feat in the similar race, going from 26th to threerd.
The Pro-Stock 165cc class ended up being a extra aggressive affair with 4 totally different winners in as many races. Eneos Honda Erula Racing’s Rajiv Sethu and Mathana Kumar, together with TVS Racing’s KY Ahamed and Jagan Kumar took house a win every.
But Honda emerged on prime of the general standings, with a complete of two race wins and 7 podium finishes.
Rajini Krishnan’s personal RACR Castrol Power Racing clinched two race wins in the Novice Stock 165cc, courtesy Ullas Santrupt. Privateer Mohan Babu P and Rulexx Rockers Racing’s Aravind Selvam have been the different two winners.
The Girls Stock 165cc class noticed Sparks Racing’s Ann Jennifer stamp her authority, as she gained each the races in Round 1.
TVS One-Make Championship
Navneeth Kumar and Abhishek Vasudev from Bengaluru each topped all the 4 races in the Novice and Open classes of the TVS One One-Make Championship. Meanwhile, Jagruthi Kiran Penkar gained the sole race in the Girls class.
Idemitsu Honda India Talent Cup
Round 1 of the 2020 INMRC noticed the return of the Honda India Talent Cup, with younger riders aged between 12 and 19 competing on the championship-winning NSF250R Moto3 racer. With prior expertise using the NSF250R, Sarthak Chavan gained each the races over the weekend.
There was additionally the Novice CBR 150 class, which basically acts as a feeder sequence for these seeking to compete in the Honda India Talent Cup NSF250R. Shyam Sundar ended up profitable each races after a troublesome battle with Prakash Kamat & Vivek Rohit Kapadia.
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