Diljith, Tanay and Ryan shine on Day 1
Thrissur racers Diljith TS, Mohammed Ryan of Chennai and Pune’s Tanay Gaikwad stole the honours on Day 1 of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2019 at the Kari Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Coimbatore: Thrissur racers Diljith TS, Mohammed Ryan of Chennai and Pune’s Tanay Gaikwad stole the honours on Day 1 of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2019 at the Kari Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Diljith of Dark Don Racing made the most of the day to take the maximum possible 10 points in the Formula LGB-4 after clocking 20:52.145 minutes. Diljith’s teammates, Sandeep Kumar A 20:52.462 and Ashwin Datta 20:55.619 took the other two places on the podium.
Vishnu Prasad had to settle for a fourth-place, while championship leader Raghul Rangasamy had to settle for the fifth place.
In the JK Tyre Suzuki Gixxer Cup, Pune’s Tanay Gaikwad made the most of Bengaluru’s Muzammil Ali misfortune. The two riders, tied at the top of the leader-board at the start of the round, were engaged in a keen tussle in Race 1 before Muzammil fell off the bike to clear the path for his closest rival.
Tanay clocked a total of 14:10.820 minutes to complete his stipulated 10 laps to finish ahead of the pack and go atop the charts.
Meanwhile, Mohammed Ryan of MSport stormed into the lead in the JK Tyre Novice Cup, winning both his races in style. His team-mate Chirag Ghorpade finished second behind him in Race 1 while Mihir Avalakki of Birel Art took the third position.