Press Release

Coimbatore,  15th July 2016: The Kari Motor Speedway will come alive over the weekend as India’s top 40 young and daring drivers flex their muscles and power their mean machines in a quest for glory at the Third Round of the 13th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship.

The action begins on Saturday afternoon with the qualifying rounds and will culminate on Sunday when the daredevils go full throttle to consolidate their leadership positions or jostle to move up the leaderboard. The races will see action in three categories, the Micro Max for kids between 7 and 12 years, Junior Max for kids between 13 and 16 years and Senior Max for youngsters over 15 years.

Sanjay Sharma, head of JK Tyre’s Motorsports said that he was really excited as the championship enters its crucial mid-stage. “We have already seen two exciting rounds. I am expecting our future race heroes to go all out as they consolidate their leadership positions. I am particularly looking forward to the Senior Max race as the top three drivers are virtually sitting on the same number of points,” Sanjay Sharma said.

Ricky Donison of BPC leads the Senior Max division with 165 points, having won the first two races. He, however, only has a solitary point lead, with Ameya Bafna of Rayo Racing and Vishnu Prasad of Meco Racing on 164 points each. Dhruv Mohite of Mohites Racing is hot on their heels though on 163 points.

In the Junior Max Category, stiff competition is expected between Meco Racing teammates Nirmal Umashankar (166 points) and Paul Francis (163 points) although they are a fair bit behind the current championship leader. Manav Sharma of BPC Racing (171 points) holds that distinction having won the opening round and having finished fourth in Round 2.

In the Micro Max Category Meco Racing again are strong contenders for the title. Their ace driver Shahan Ali Mohsin is sitting pretty on 173 points while Arjun Nair is at the second place with 162 points. Ruhaan Alva of Peregrine Racing is sandwiched between them on 169 points.

The qualifying rounds will begin at the Kari Motor Speedway at on 12:20 pm Saturday while the main rounds will start at 1:40 pm on Sunday afternoon.

Championships standings after Round Two

Senior Max

Position Name Team Points
1 Ricky Donison BPC Racing 165
2 Ameya Bafna Rayo Racing 164
3 Vishnu Prasad Meco Racing 164

Junior Max

Position Name Team Points
1 Manav sharma BPC Racing 171
2 Nirmal Umashankar Meco Racing 166
3 Paul T Francis Meco Racing 163

Micro Max

Position Name Team Points
1 Shahan Ali Mohsin Meco Racing 173
2 Ruhaan Alva Peregrine Racing 169
3 Arjun S Nair Meco Racing 162

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