Honda riders Sarath Kumar & Rajiv Sethu in Round-5 of Asia Road Racing Championship

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

The excitement levels are peaking as Madras Motor Racing Track, Chennai is all set to host the Round 5 of Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) from 22nd – 24th   September ’17. Also, along with the Asia Road Racing Championship, 22 riders would be competing in Honda One Make Race final Round (Round-5) in Chennai.

With over more than 700 Moto GP wins and Triple Crown Victory (2013, 2014 and 2016), Honda is a brand synonymous with racing worldwide. Honda2Wheelers India is proud to associate and sponsor the only Indian riders featuring in ARRC, Sarath Kumar andRajiv Sethu. They are representing team RAMA Honda by NTS T.Pro Ten 10.

India’s sole full-season riders Sarath (bike # 69) and Rajiv (bike #17) will be participating in the Super Sport 600CC class and the Asia Production 250cc class respectively.

Leading Honda 2Wheeler India’s assault from the front will be the 24 year old Indian racer Sarath Kumar (bike # 69). The two-time Honda One Make Race Champion (2014 and 2013) is the first-Indian rider to participate in 125GP and Moto-3 CEV Championship and the first to get a podium finish in 2014 season of Asia Dream Cup. Recognizing his immense talent, Honda has sponsored him to the Asia Road Racing Championship 2017. After competing in 5 rounds across Thailand, Japan, Indonesia & Malaysia, Sarath is now set to challenge Asia’s best racers in the most closely contested Super Sports 600cc segment.

The SuperSports 600cc continues to be the premiere class. A new and exciting intermediate class, the Asia Production 250cc, will thrill Indian motorsports fans with their close and competitive racing. The Underbone 130cc category has been replaced with the more powerful Underbone 150cc class.

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Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.