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Third Round of MRF-MMSC Indian National Racing championship from Friday

Chennai, Jul 18 (UNI) The third round of the MRF-MMSC FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship, which has never failed to dish out high octane action while throwing up fresh talent, would be held at the
MMRT here on Friday, even as the competition hots up among title contenders in various categories.
The championship returns to the MMRT after a gap of five months after the first round in February and the next in Coimbatore last month.
A card of 12 races has been scheduled for the weekend.
The programme includes Volkswagen Ameo Cup, besides the first round of the MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship 2018 for four-wheelers, which would be held post-lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
The three races in the MRF F1600, now in its seventh season, has proved to be an excellent platform for young guns to showcase their racing talent.
The added incentive to the winner of the championship in the MRF F1600 was the chance to participate in the Mazda Road to Indy shootout in the United States later this year. The winner of the shootout will receive
a scholarship of USD 200,000.
The previous round at Coimbatore witnessed the emergence of 19-year-old Ashwin Datta from Chennai, who won all the three MRF F1600 races in a display of raw pace that blitzed the field and gave himself a head start
in the championship.
The other open-wheel single-seater category, Formula LGB 1300, threw up three different winners--Team MSport’s Nabil Hussain, Sohail Shah and Ashwin Datta (Momentum Motorsports)--in the season opening triple-header in Coimbatore last month that accurately reflected the competitiveness of the races.
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Results of 27th day Winter Races

18 Feb 2019 | 5:42 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Following are the results of
the 27th day Winter Races held here today.

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Covering pictures of Imran Khan in India unfortunate: PCB

18 Feb 2019 | 5:35 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) The Pakistan Cricket Board has termed the removal of pictures of its former players in some places in India in the wake of Pulwama attack unfortunate and said it will take up the issue with BCCI during the ICC meeting which is scheduled to be held in Dubai on February 28.

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PUMA ropes in magnificent Mary as brand ambassador

18 Feb 2019 | 4:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Global sportswear giant PUMA on Monday roped in six time world boxing champion M C Mary Kom as its brand ambassador for two year period.

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Murali Karthik leads 300-plus field in Mercedes Trophy 2019

Murali Karthik leads 300-plus field in Mercedes Trophy 2019

18 Feb 2019 | 4:37 PM

Gurugram, Feb 18 (UNI) Former Indian cricketer Murali Karthik leads 300-odd amateur golfers to tee off the Mercedes Trophy 2019 here at the ITC Classic Golf Resort on Tuesday.

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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle announces retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle announces retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

18 Feb 2019 | 3:53 PM

Jamaica, Feb 18 (UNI) West Indian opener Chris Gayle has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket after this summer's World Cup, scheduled in England, this year.

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