Maiden MRF F1600 win for school boy Yash Aradhya

Sports Reporter
Monday, 20 August 2018

Chennai: The schoolboy from Bengaluru Yash Aradhya marked his first season in the MRF F1600 class with a maiden win in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Racing Championship at the MMRT here on Sunday.

Aradhya, who celebrated his 17th birthday last Friday, started Race-3 from third position on the grid, but within two laps, hit the front, getting past pole-sitter Goutham Parekh and Sandeep Kumar before defending his position to score a fine win. Earlier, Parekh comfortably won the in Race-2 of the MRF F1600.

Chennai: The schoolboy from Bengaluru Yash Aradhya marked his first season in the MRF F1600 class with a maiden win in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Racing Championship at the MMRT here on Sunday.

Aradhya, who celebrated his 17th birthday last Friday, started Race-3 from third position on the grid, but within two laps, hit the front, getting past pole-sitter Goutham Parekh and Sandeep Kumar before defending his position to score a fine win. Earlier, Parekh comfortably won the in Race-2 of the MRF F1600.

Results (all 8 laps unless mentioned):
MRF F1600 (Race-2, 7 laps): 1. Goutham Parekh (Chennai) 11mins, 55.958secs; 2.Sandeep Kumar (Chennai) 11:59.036; 3. Arya Singh (Kolkata) 11:59.807. Race-3: 1. Yash Aradhya (Bengaluru) 13:38.672; 2. Goutham Parekh (Chennai) 13:39.045; 3. Raghul Rangasamy (Chennai) 13:39.335.

Indian Touring Cars (Race-2): 1. Arjun Narendran (Arka Motorsports) 15:18.697; 2. Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) 15:18.972; 3. Ashish Ramaswamy (Arka Motorsports) 15:27.011.

Turbo (Race-2): 1. Karthik Tharani (VW Motorsport) 15:26.584; 2.Rayomand Banajee (VW Motorsport) 15:40.368; 3.Ishaan Dodhiwala (VW Motorsport) 15:48.720.

Super Stock (Race-2): 1. Varun Anekar (Race Concepts) 15:47.827; 2.Srinivas Teja (Performance Racing) 16:25.497; 3. RP Rajarajan (Performance Racing) 16:25.743.
Indian Junior Touring Cars (Race-2): 1. Nikunj Vagh (Team N1) 16:46.717. 2. Chris Desouza (Unimek Racing ) 16:59.674; 3. Prabu AS (Arka Motorsports) 17:22.050.
Esteem Cup (Race-2): 1. Biren Pithawala (Team N1) 16:45.958; 2. Raghul Rangasamy (Performance Racing) 16:56.231; 3. R Shyam (Prime Racing) 17:22.349.
Volkswagen Ameo Cup (Race-2): 1. Shubhomoy Ball (Bengaluru) 15:40.496; 2.Affan Sadat Safwan Islam (Chittagong) 15:41.536; 3. Dhruv Mohite (Kolhapur) 15:41.784.

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