3rd round of Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship draws to a close
2013 YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida concluded yesterday. The events drew the attention of massive crowds as racing enthusiasts got to see some high speed action as racers contended with each other for podium finish.
A total of 30 in the Expert Category out of which only 22 qualified consisted of two races. In Race 1 it was Shyam Shankar who was in first place clocking 11:21:417 while S Vivek Pillai was first runner up clocking 11:21:500 followed by M.Sudhakar with a total time of 11:30.815.
Race 2 saw Shyam Shankar again in first place clocking 1:23:624 followed by first runner up Mathana Kumar who clocked 11:23:682. J.Allwyn Jebaz was second runner up clocking 11:24.590. Each of the participants got to experience outstanding performance of a Yamaha Super Sports YZF-R15 which comes with exceptional racing power, stability and enhanced cornering and braking facilities. All winners will get a chance to participate in Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2013 scheduled for later this year.
Third round of the Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship – Season 2013 rounds off in style with much fervor & excitement
The 3rdround of the 2013 YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship concluded today at the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida after a brilliant start. There was a huge crowd of racing aficionados at the race track to cheer the racers. The championship which will conclude in December 2013 has 2 more rounds to go before it comes to an end. The racing event is being organized in association with the Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC) and the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) and is a part of the Indian National Racing Championship 2013.
The total participants in Expert Category were 30 in strength out of which top 22 qualified for the races. There were 2 races held for the qualifiers of the Expert Category. The results for the same were as follows:
First Race – Saturday, 14th Sept
Winner: Mr. Shyam Shankar – Total time (4 lap)- 11:21.417
1st Runner Up: Mr.S. Vivek Pillai- Total time (4 lap)- 11:21.500
2nd Runner Up: Mr.M.Sudhakar- Total time (4 lap)- 11:30.815
Second Race – Sunday, 15th Sept
Winner: Mr. Shyam Shankar – Total time (4 lap)-11:23.624
1st Runner Up: Mr.Mathana Kumar- Total time (4 lap)-11:23.682
2nd Runner Up: Mr.J.Allwyn Jebaz- Total time (4 lap)-11:24.590
The contestants got on the track on Yamaha’s Super Sports YZF-R15 and experienced the breathtaking acceleration of the bike on a race circuit. Loaded with true Yamaha racing DNA, YZF-R15 provided complete racing experience to the biking enthusiasts and hands on feel of its power, stability, cornering and braking. Yamaha made their experience more exciting by mounting Daytona Racing Kits in the bikes. These kits are developed using valuable experience gained from MotoGP & World Superbike racing and are designed exclusively for racing purpose in a closed circuit.
The winners of the R15 One make Race championship 2013 will be getting a chance to participate in the Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2013 to be held later this year.
The technology in YZF-R15 has percolated from R1 (Deltaboxframe/Fuel Injection/6 speed gearbox/styling/Liquid Cooled 4V engine). Just like R1, it is light weight, has power on demand, besides having centralized mass, stopping power, aerodynamics, ergonomics and stability/rigidity, among others. It also has the controllability and maneuverability to maximize riding/cornering/braking performance.
Yamaha’s R15 One Make Race Championship is one of the company’s biggest initiatives to take racing culture to newer heights in India and this eventhas proved to be very successful in its aim to inculcate the racing spirit as well as to promote safe biking culture in the country.
About Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
In April 2013, India Yamaha Motor established a separate sister concern namely Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (YMIS) that will cater to the sales and marketing needs of the company and will function independently.
Presently, its products in India are Fazer (153cc), FZ-S (153cc), FZ (153cc), SZ-X, SZ-R& SZ-RR (153cc), YZF-R15 Version 2.0 (150cc), SS125 (123cc), YBR 125 (123cc), YBR 110 (106cc), Crux (106cc) and in the scooter segment there is Ray (113cc) and Ray Z (113cc). Its import portfolio includes VMAX (1,679cc), YZF-R1 (998cc) and FZ1 (998cc).