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TVS Racing 2018 INMRC Super Stock Group B

TVS Racing’s KY Ahamed took a double victory in the Super Sport 165 Group B class in the first round of 2018 INMRC at Kari Motor Speedway

The 2018 INMRC (Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship) season got off to a thrilling start as a wet race weekend greeted competitors and manufacturers at the Kari Motor Speedway in Chettipalayam near Coimbatore. TVS Racing had a star-studded lineup of riders with multiple national champion Jagan Kumar vying to maintain his consistent run of finishing on top step of the podium.

However, his protégé KY Ahamed rose to the occasion with a double victory in the Super Sport 165 Group B category. First race witnessed Ahamed battling with his mentor and national champion Jagan Kumar and win the race despite the inclement weather that hampered the track action for some time.

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TVS Racing 2018 INMRC TVS One Make Championship Apache RTR 200He continued his strong run of form in the second race by securing the top position and taking the chequered flag in style. TVS Racing’s Deepak Ravikumar took second while Jagan Kumar clocked a new lap record at Kari Motor Speedway with a time of 1 minute 11.596 seconds.

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The elated KY Ahamed said that he had been working hard for the victory and the double win made it even more special while hoping to maintain his momentum for the rest of the season. Speaking about his performance, B Selvaraj, Team Manager, TVS Racing told that he had seen him evolve as a racer over the past three years and his dedication to the sport coupled with discipline led to these victories. He also appreciated Deepak’s first outing with the RTR 165 machine, having finished second.

TVS Racing 2018 INMRC TVS One Make Championship RR310The TVS One Make Championship Novice Category was won by Karthik Mateti, who finished ahead of Mohamed Shafin and AS Alexander. The TVS One Make Championship Ladies series saw Ryhana Bee tasting champagne ahead of Ann Jennifer and RV Czimkay. The first round of the inaugural TVS One Make Championship RR 310 resulted in Deepak Ravikumar taking the lead in this Championship ahead of S Sivanesan and Peddu Sri Harsha. The next round of INMRC will be hosted at MMRT in Chennai between July 6 and 8.

In the TVS Young Media Racer Program, Gavin Rodrigues (Motorbeam) finish on top followed by Stephen Neil (DriveSpark) at P2 and Shahnawaz Karim (Wheelsguru) at P3.

RESULTS
Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2018
RACE 1 (Super Sport 165 Group B category)
1st K Y Ahamed
2nd Jagan Kumar
RACE 2 (Super Sport 165 Group B category)
1st: KY Ahamed
2nd: Deepak Ravikumar

TVS One Make Championship
RACE 1
TVS One Make Championship (Novice)
1st Karthik Mateti
2nd Mohamed Shafin
3rd A S Alexander
TVS One Make Championship RR310
1st: Yashas R L
2nd: Vivek Pillai
3rd: Peddu Sri Harsha

RACE 2
TVS One Make Championship (Novice)
1st Karthik Mateti
2nd Anand R
3rd A S Alexander
TVS One Make Championship RR310
1st Deepak Ravikumar
2nd S Sivanesan
3rd Peddu Sri Harsha

TVS One Make Championship (Ladies)
1st Ryhana Bee
2nd Ann Jenifer
3rd R V Czimkay

TVS Young Media Racer Program
1st Gavin Rodrigues
2nd Stephen Neil
3rd Shahnawaz Karim

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