The fourth round of YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship was held on Sunday at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai. This round will be followed by one more round on 23rd December 2012, Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2012 to be held in Philippines where bikers will be seen blazing tracks in the last round of the year. These events are organized by Madras Motor Sports Club in association with Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India being a part of Indian National Racing Championships 2012 wherein both Yamaha and non- Yamaha riders took part in races.
In the fourth round R Rameshkumar was the winner in Race 1 followed by M D Intekhab Alam in Race 2. In the Yamaha R15 open category, Mr. J Allwyn Jebaz was winner in both Race 1 and Race 2. High performance Yamaha bikes such as the Yamaha Super Sport YZF-R15 were seen on the track being pushed to the limits.
The bikes provided riders with the unsurpassed power, stability and speed and were especially matchless where cornering and braking were concerned. The Yamaha YZF-R15 sports bike is lightweight, possesses a 6 speed gearbox and liquid cooled 4V engine offering the best in aerodynamics and ergonomics. R15 One Make race Championship is undertaken by Yamaha in a bid to inculcate racing spirit and encourage safe biking culture in the country.
India auto news release: Fourth round of the Yamaha YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship – Season 2012 rounds off in style
After a thrilling third round of the YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship, the fourth round of the championship concluded yesterday at the Madras Motor Race Track, Chennai, with bikers blazing the track with much gusto and thrill. This championship will be followed by 1 more round and will conclude on 23rd December 2012. 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:
YAMAHA R15 ONE MAKE RACE CHAMPIONSHIP 2012, ROUND 4 RESULTS:
YAMAHA R15 NOVICE
WINNER: MR. R RAMESH KUMAR
1ST RUNNER UP: MD. INTEKHAB ALAM
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. AKASH C
WINNER: MD. INTEKHAB ALAM
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. R RAMESH KUMAR
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. RAHUL G RATHOD
YAMAHA R15 OPEN
WINNER: MR. J ALLWYN JEBAZ
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. SHYAM SHANKAR
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. SUDHAKAR M
WINNER: MR. J ALLWYN JEBAZ
1ST RUNNER UP: MR. VIVEK PILLAI
2ND RUNNER UP: MR. SHYAM SHANKAR
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. Jun Nakata, Director – Sales & marketing, India Yamaha Motor said, “We are delighted to see such high level of participation and response from the audience for Round 4 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.”
This year the winners will be representing India Yamaha Motor at the Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2012 to be held in Philippines in December this year.
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.