Indian racer Hari Krishnan,
sponsored by Honda achieved his first-ever podium finish at an International
level, finishing second-position in the Race 2 of the Asia Dream Cup at the FIM
Asia Road Racing Championship in Thailand. The 22-year-old from Chennai
provided ample proof of his immense talent with his trademark aggressive racing
Hair is a product of Honda’s
training Ten10 Racing academy. He was selected by Honda to represent India
basis his consistent performances in the Honda One Make Race Championships
became the second-Indian to manage a podium finish after S Sarath Kumar had
finished second in Qatar during 2014 season.
Hari celebrated his
second-place finish (clocking 16’52.792s) by bringing the Indian flag with him
to the podium, sending the Indian diaspora present at the Chang International
Circuit into raptures.
Having earlier finished the
Race 1 in 11th position, Hari is currently placed seventh in the overall Championship
Standings with 32 points.
The Asia Dream Cup, a part of
the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship, is an intense 6 round motorcycle racing
championship conducted by Honda aimed at developing motorsport riders across
the world. Eighteen racers from 10 countries across Asia (Australia, Japan,
Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Philippines, Sri Lanka and India)
raced on specially modified CBR 250Rs in Asia’s best race tracks.
India’s very own Buddh
International Circuit will host the Round 5 of the FIM Asia Road Racing
Championship from September 29-October 02, 2016.