Hyderabad (Sakal Times): Debarun Banerjee, Shahan Ali Mohsin and Ishaan Madesh took the top honours in the opening round of the Meco Motorsports FMSCI National Karting Championship 2018 held at the Chicane Circuit in Hyderabad over the weekend.
Top carters from different parts of the country took part as the curtain went up on the new season, promising intense and close battles going forward.
In the Senior Max category, after neck to neck races, Debarun Banerjee proved to be the king, winning each of the races over Saturday and Sunday. Shahan Ali Mohsin, debuting in the this, category finished a strong second while Danesh Vakharia claimed the final podium spot after a brilliant run in the final race.
Shahan Ali made it a grand beginning in the Junior Max, , emulating Debarun, winning every session. K Suriya Varthan and Aditya Swaminathan took the second and third places in this category, making it a 1-2-3 for Team MSPORT.
In the Micro Max category, Ishaan and Rohaan Madesh were locked in an exciting clash. Eventually, it proved to be Ishaan’s weekend as he walked away with the first round.
Micro-max: 1. Ishaan Madesh (Peregrine Racing); 2. Rohaan Madesh (Peregrine Racing); 3. Saathvik Raju (Peregrine Racing).
Junior-max: 1. Shahan Ali Mohsin (MSPORT); 2. K Suriya Varthan (MSPORT); 3. Aditya Swaminathan (MSPORT)
Senior-max: 1. Debarun Banerjee (MSPORT); 2. Shahan Ali Mohsin (MSPORT); 3. Danesh Vakharia (Rayo