National Race Championship: The best races in action at the second round in Coimbatore

National Race Championship: The best races in action at the second round in Coimbatore

  • Over a hundred seasoned and rookie racers are battling for honors as the 25th JK Tire FMSCI National Racing Championship returns for the second round of its Silver Jubilee season this weekend at Coimbatores Kari Motor Speedway.

New Delhi: Over a hundred seasoned and rookie racers are battling for honors as the 25th JK Tire FMSCI National Racing Championship returns for the second round of its Silver Jubilee season this weekend at Coimbatores Kari Motor Speedway.

The country’s top talent will race around the challenging 2.1km course this Saturday and Sunday as they compete in four categories that make up India’s most coveted running championship.

In the Formula 4 LGB category, all eyes will be on Arya Singh (26 points), Ashwin Datta (18 points), Tijil Rao (18 points) and Sandeep Kumar (15 points) who dominated the opening round of the season last month, also held at Kari, for Dark Don Racing.

But, despite their imperious performance, they can expect to face fierce competition from veteran Ahura Racing campaigners Amir Sayed and Diljith TS and teammate Viswas Vijayaraj, the latter the only driver to compete. breaking Dark Don’s hold on the podium with a second-place finish. finish in race two of the season-opening round, organizers said in a statement on Friday.

The LGB Formula 4 field will also feature a slightly different look this weekend with reigning Novice Cup champion MSport driver Ruhaan Alva set to miss the weekend as he competes at the World Motorsport Games in Marseille.

The JK Tire Novice Cup will see some of the country’s most promising rookie riders renew their battle. Early championship leader Kyle Kumaran (38 points), DTS Racing teammate Vinith Kumar (19 points), Hasten Performance racer Aadithya Parasuram (27 points) and MSport’s Dhruvh Goswami (21 points) are favorites going into the weekend -end.

The JK Tire presents the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup could hold some surprises based on last month’s opening round. The category, which takes place in Pro-Am format, includes a field of 25 riders. Last year’s defending champions Anish Damodara Shetty (20 points) and Allwin Xavier got off to a good start in the season-opening round last month and are among the favorites this weekend.

But they could face a challenger in the form of amateur runner Soorya PM, with Navaneeth Kumar, Ullas S Nanda and Sudheer Sudhakar also expected to up the ante this weekend.

The opening round of the 2022 season also saw the introduction of the brand new JK Tire Endurance League Cup powered by CRA. The category features 20 teams of two riders each racing on 250cc motorcycles non-stop for 60 minutes with a change of rider is a true test of endurance.

It’s another class that could be full of surprises with 12-year-old FIM Mini GP champion Shreyas Hareesh and the all-female team of Rakshitha and Czmikhy set to put up a tough fight against the grid boys.

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