Though weather conditions were not conducive, with dense fog and poor visibility, the last day of Volkswagen Vento Cup 2015 got off to a flying start. Anandith Reddy was winner of first race of Vento Cup 2015 Round 3 while Karminder Pal Singh won first race of the day, finishing as first runner up. Sailesh Bolisetti won final race of the season while Pradeep Rao Vaidyam was the winner in Vento Cup 2015 Junior Championship category.
The race commenced with officials starting first race of the day under Safety Car while drivers were made to take a rolling start so as to take precautions of bunching around corners too close to each other.
(Left to right): Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India; Anindith Reddy, Volkswagen Vento Cup 2015 Champion; Karminder Pal Singh, First Runner-up; Ishaan Dodhiwala, Second Runner-up; Pradeep Rao Vaidyam, Volkswagen Vento Cup 2015 Junior Champion and Dr. Andreas Lauermann, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India Private Limited.
Though Prabhanj Paruchuri started the race from pole position and held the lead till lap 5, a mishap with Safety Car caused him to drop out of the race. Karminder then took the lead and held on to this position till finish while Sailesh followed immediately after. A penalty for making an overtaking move under Safety Car caused him to lose two positions to finish in fourth place. Ishaan Dodhiwala came in second followed by Anindith Reddy in third position on the podium.
Race 2 of the day saw Sailesh in pole position leading from start to finish resulting in his second victory. Ishaan who trailed Anindith raced ahead and held this position till the end while Anindith raced ahead of Karminder to finish third.
Commenting on his victory and close competition with Karminder, Anindith Reddy now looks ahead to 2016. This was the first year of competitive racing for Pradeep Rao Vaidyam, Junior Champion who has received a major boost and looks ahead with optimism as he furthers his racing career.