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Pole for Deepak Ravikumar, Anish Shetty

Chennai, Sep 27 (UNI) TVS and Honda set up another mouth-watering
wheel-to-wheel battle as they shared the qualifying honours in the
fifth and final round of MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle
Racing Championship at the MMRT, here today.
K Y Ahamed (01:53.674) led a 1-2 finish for TVS Racing in the premier
Pro-Stock 301-400cc class along with Deepak Ravikumar (01:53.823),
while Idemitsu Honda Ten10 Racing dominated the Pro-Stock 201-300cc
category with Anish Shetty (01:57.646) and Abhishek Vasudev (01:58.281)
occupying the top two spots on the grid for tomorrow’s race.
In the popular Pro-Stock 165cc class, Honda and TVS set the tone for
tomorrow’s qualifying and race. Sarath Kumar (Idemitsu Honda Ten10
Racing, 01:59.790) was the quickest in the Free Practice session
ahead of two TVS Racing riders, KY Ahamed (01:59.793) and seven time
National champion Jagan Kumar (02:00.121), while championship leader
Rajiv Sethu (Idemitsu Honda Ten10 Racing) was fourth in 02:00.702.
In the Girls category, defending champion Ann Jennifer (Sparks Racing)
clocked 02:11.902 in her flying lap to qualify for pole position ahead
of Lani Zena Fernandez of Speed Demonz Racing (02:13.599), while leader
Ryhana Bee (Sparks Racing) was fourth (02:14.212) behind Alisha Abdullah
(Alisha Racing, 02:14.087).
Meanwhile, The FMSCI, governing body for motorsport in India, and the
Madras Motor Sports Club, felicitated Aishwarya Pissay, winner of the
FIM Baja World Cup (women’s category). Sita Raina, Chairperson, Women
in Motorsport, Fmsci, and Manoj Dalal, Secretary, MMSC, presented
mementos to Aishwarya.
The FMSCI also organised a workshop on fitness for women riders competing
in the ongoing National Motorcycle Racing Championship, with Manav Mukund,
Director, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Dynamix, making a presentation.
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