Cheers erupted as
Anindith Reddy crossed the finish line at the Buddh International Circuit on
Sunday Nov 20, 2016. Reddy had been remarkable the entire day and sealed the
deal by finishing first in the Euro JK 16 category with a total of 116 points.
Meanwhile Vishnu Prasad, who
had been leading in a neck and neck battle in the LGB 4 category also put space
between himself and others by the final lap and finished first, to take home
the title at the 19th JK Tyre - FMSCI National Racing Championship.
A 20,000 strong
crowd roared as racers of different categories competed with each other
throughout the day. Guts and glory was what awaited them and these young
drivers let it all out on the track, all in a bid to claim the coveted titles. The
race day came to life with live music, stunts by Terry Grant and one of a kind
racing bazaar. One and all had their eyes fixated upon racers, their machines,
superbikes and sports cars which paraded the track through the day. The final
day played host to the Super Bike 600cc category, Touring Class, LGB 4,
Superbike 1000cc category and the coveted Euro JK 16 category.
The renowned father
and son duo of Gurvinder Singh and Simranjeet Singh settled for the runners up
trophies in the Superbikes categories (600cc and 1000cc). Sandesh P claimed the
title for the JK 1000cc Superbike category with a total of 27 points, while Simranjeet
Singh came in second with 27 points. Singh had to settle for second as he
finished behind Sandesh in the qualifying rounds. Deepak Ravikumar finished in
first place on Sunday with a total of 27 points just ahead of Gurvinder Singh
who closed the day with 24 points. Singh finished Sunday's race coming in
fourth position which cost him the title despite finishing first the day
All eyes were fixed
on Anindith Reddy of Hyderabad who had been leading in the Euro JK 16 category.
Reddy finished first in both races on Sunday. He was trailed by Ananth
Shanmugham who came in second with 99 points. The battle between Reddy, Nayan
Chatterjee, Akhil Rabindra and Krishna Mahadik had been fierce throughout the
day and Reddy did not have it easy. However a few slips by the others ensured
Reddy claimed the coveted Euro JK 16 title. “I had a good start and managed to
get ahead of the car in front of me right away. That made it easy for me,” he
said, after winning the race. Vishnu Prasad from Chennai also had the crowd on
edge, with a spectacular battle for first with Raghul Rangasamy and Bryan
Perera in the LGB 4 category. Prasad's flawless performance throughout the
season ensured a 19 point lead and the crown in the LGB 4 category.
Euro JK 16:
1. Anindita Reddy
(116 points); 2. Ananth Shanmugham (99); 3. Nayan Chatterjee (90)
1. Vishnu Prasad
(96 points); 2. Raghul Rangasamy (75); 3. Saran Tmars (54)
1. Sandesh P (27);
2. Simranjeet Singh (27); 3. Dilip Rogger (19)
1. Deepak Ravikumar
(27); 2. Gurvinder Singh (24); 3. Vijay Singh (22)
Results from Sunday
Race 1: 1. Anindith
Reddy; 2. Nayan Chatterjee; 3. Akhil Rabindra
Race 2: 1. Anindith
Reddy; 2. Akhil Rabindra; 3. Krishna Mahadik
1. Vishnu Prasad;
2. Raghul Rangasamy; 3. Brayan Perera
JK Touring cars
1. Deepak Chinnapa;
2. Rajaram C; 3. M Sivaramakrishnan
1. Sandesh S; 2.
Simranjeet Singh; 3. Aakash Rajshakha
Ravikumar; 2. Vijay Singh; 3. Kulwant Singh
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