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2022 JK NRC: Clear sweep for Vijayaraj in Spherical 2 | Autocar India

Written by Gulati

Anish D Shetty, Navaneeth Kumar and Allwin Xavier gained a race every within the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup.

Ahura Racing’s Viswas Vijayaraj dominated proceedings within the headlining LGB Components Four class of the 2022 JK Nationwide Racing Championship (JK NRC) as Spherical 2 wrapped up on the Kari Motor Speedway.

The Novice Cup and Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup, in the meantime, noticed some tight competitors with the races serving up a number of completely different winners.

  • Surineni wins two Novice Cup races
  • Abhishek Vasudev and Amarnath Menon win Endurance League Cup race

LGB Components 4

Arya Singh took an early championship lead after the opening spherical, however he solely made one podium look in Spherical 2 – with a second place end in Race 3. Ruhaan Alva needed to skip Spherical 2 as he was representing India on the 2022 World Motorsport Video games in Marseille.

Viswas Vijayaraj stamped his authority, successful all three races held over the weekend. And these have been laborious fought wins, with the Ahura Racing driver concerned in neck-to-neck battles along with his rivals. 

Outcomes:

Race 1

1.      Viswas Vijayaraj (Ahura Racing) – 36minutes 14.152secs

2.      Vishnu Prasad (MSport) – 36minutes 14.708secs

3.      Tijil Rao (Darkish Don Racing) – 36minutes 14.940secs

Race 2

1.      Viswas Vijayaraj (Ahura Racing) – 20minutes 01.270secs

2.      Amir Sayed (Ahura Racing) – 20minutes 05.278secs

3.      Vishnu Prasad (MSport) – 20minutes 16.153secs

Race 3

1.      Viswas Vijayaraj (Ahura Racing) – 30minutes 54.084secs

2.      Arya Singh (Darkish Don Racing) – 30minutes 55.036secs

3.      Ashwin Datta (Darkish Don Racing) – 30minutes 55.569secs

Novice Cup

Early championship chief Kyle Kumaran additionally missed Spherical 2 as he was competing within the World Motorsport Video games. The primary day of motion noticed Aman Nagdev defeat Aadithya Parasuram on a rain-soaked observe. Arjun Syam Nair then scored his maiden win of the season within the subsequent race.

Nair’s teammate Chetan Surineni confirmed robust kind as nicely, taking residence two back-to-back wins.

Outcomes:

Race 1

1.      Aman Nagdev (MSport) – 17minutes 01.392secs

2.      Aadithya Parasuram Hasten Efficiency – 17minutes 01.952secs

3.      Joel Joseph (DTS Racing) – 17minutes 02.188secs

Race 2:

1.      Arjun Syam Nair (Momentum Motorsports) – 13minutes 57.631secs

2.      Vinith Kumar (DTS Racing)- 13minutes 58.056secs

3.      Dhruvh Goswami (MSport)- 14minutes 05.215secs

Race 3:

1.      Chetan Surineni (Momentum Motorsports) – 15minutes 54.829secs

2.      Vinith Kumar (Hasten Efficiency) – 15minutes 55.578secs

3.      Joel Joseph (DTS Racing) – 15minutes 55.933secs

Race 4

1.      Chetan Surineni (Momentum Motorsports) – 16minutes 44.215secs

2.      Aadithya Parasuram (Hasten Efficiency) – 16minutes 44.378secs

3.      Adheet Parashar (Hasten Efficiency) – 16minutes 44.560secs

Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup

For its second season, the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup has switched to a Professional-Am format, with the grid that includes 10 skilled and 15 beginner riders.

Seasoned campaigners Anish D Shetty and Allwin Xavier battled it out all through Race 1. Shetty in the end gained that battle, however couldn’t carry that momentum into Race 2 as he ended up retiring after shedding management of his bike.  Navaneeth Kumar took benefit of this to storm to victory. Allwin Xavier gained the ultimate race as Kumar suffered an unlucky fall halfway by means of.

Soorya PM persistently topped the standings within the Newbie class throughout all three races.

Outcomes:

Race 1

1.      Anish D Shetty – 12minutes 31.641secs

2.      Navaneeth Kumar – 12minutes 32.170secs

3.      Soorya PM – 12minutes 37.382secs

Race 2

1.      Navaneeth Kumar – 13minutes 33.994secs

2.      Allwin Xavier – 13minutes 37.865secs

3.      Ullas S Nanda – 13minutes 38.695secs

Race 3

1.      Allwin Xavier – 14minutes 01.228secs

2.      Sudheer Sudhakar – 14minutes 01.237secs

3.      Meka Vidhuraj – 14minutes 04.850secs

Endurance League Cup

This 12 months’s JK NRC has additionally launched the Endurance League Cup, that includes 20 groups of two riders every, racing Suzuki Gixxer 250cc bikes. On the finish of the hour-long race, Abhishek Vasudev and Amarnath Menon took prime honours.

Outcomes:

1.      Abhishek Vasudev/Amarnath Menon – 1hour 33.623secs

2.      Rohit Lad/Abhinav G – 1hour 46.788secs

3.      Prabhu V/Sarvesh Hamunnavar – 1 hour 1min 08.426secs

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