Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship 2012 rounds off in style

After four exciting rounds, the fifth and final round of the 2012 Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship concluded at the Madras Motor Race track….

Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship fifth and final round (3)After four exciting rounds, the fifth and final round of the 2012 Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship concluded at the Madras Motor Race track. The event was organized in association with Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC) and the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) and was a part of INRC – India National Racing Championship 2012.

In Race 1 of the novice category, R Rmaesh Kumar came in first with Harshit and Arun Muthukrishnan coming in second and third respectively. The second race in this category saw Arun Muthukrishnan come first with Harshit and Meka Viduraj coming in second and third respectively. In the Yamaha R15 open Category, Race 1 saw M Sudhakar come in first with S Vivek Pillai and Ananthraj coming second and third respectively. Race 2 saw Shyam Shankar in first place with S Vivek Pillai and M Sudhakar coming in second and third respectively.

Participants raced on the YZF R15 bike, which is lightweight and sporty, enabled them to zip around the circuit in style. Aerodynamics, ergonomics, stopping power, centralized mass and a stable body are some of the main features of this racing machine powered by a liquid cooled 4V engine coupled to a 6 speed gearbox. For more information, scroll down.

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Fifth & Final round of the Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship – Season 2012 rounds off in style with much fervor & excitement

Winners get a chance to represent India Yamaha Motor at various international platforms

Chennai, December 23rd , 2012: After a thrilling fourth round of the YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship, the fifth and final round of the championship concluded today at the Madras Motor Race Track, Chennai, with bikers blazing the track with much gusto and thrill. The racing event has been 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 2012.

The championship witnessed a great deal of enthusiasm from the contestants as both Yamaha and non-Yamaha customers participated in the race.

The Race Results were as follows:

RESULTS
YAMAHA R15 NOVICE
Total no. of participants: 58 riders

RACE 1
WINNER: MR. R RAMESH KUMAR
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. HARSHIT
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. ARUN MUTHUKRISHNAN

RACE 2
WINNER: MR. ARUN MUTHUKRISHNAN
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. HARSHIT
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. MEKA VIDURAJ

YAMAHA R15 OPEN
Total no. of participants: 25 riders

RACE 1
WINNER: MR. M SUDHAKAR
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. S VIVEK PILLAI
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. ANANTHRAJ

RACE 2
WINNER: MR. SHYAM SHANKAR
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. S VIVEK PILLAI
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. M SUDHAKAR

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.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Roy Kurian, National Business Head, India Yamaha Motorsaid, “We are delighted to see such high level of participation and response from the audience for Round five of the championship. Our mission to revolutionize the biking culture in India has surely been given a boost from the YZF-R15 One Make Race. Events like these always help us to connect with our customers better. We look forward to organize more such events in order to provide our customers an opportunity to experience the combined thrill of superior technology and artistic brilliance for which Yamaha is known the world over.”

Winners of the Yamaha R15 One Make Race, over the years, have got a number of opportunities to represent India Yamaha Motor at various international platforms. The winners of R15 One Make Race Championship 2011 represented India Yamaha Motor at the Sugo Road Race Series 2012 at Sugo race track, Japan.

The technology in YZF-R15 has percolated from R1 (Deltabox frame/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 corporate culture has always given special importance to bike racing in India as a way of expressing the ‘spirit of challenge’ that it values so highly. Their racing endeavors especially the R15 One Make race Championship is one of the biggest initiatives by Yamaha that has proved to be very successful in its aim to inculcate the racing spirit as well as promote safe biking culture in the country.

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