Bengaluru, August 15: Former champion Rajendra RE of Petronas TVS Racing notched up a hard-fought second consecutive win beating team-mate and defending champion Abdul Wahid Tanveer in the K1000 2-wheeler rally, the fourth round of the GodSpeed Racing Federation of Motorsports Clubs of India (fmsci) MRF Mogrip National 2w Rally Championship 2022 while Aishwarya Pissay took back the championship lead in ladies class.
places in the event held under the aegis of Karnataka Motor Sports Club in the weekend.
Sarath, from Mallapuram, won the Superbike Expert Class 1A and Naresh VS conquered the Bullet Class 6.
Sarath and Naresh are the only riders who have won all the four rounds.
Meanwhile, star attraction Aishwarya took back the championship lead in the ladies class with a facile victory.
It may be recalled that the Bengaluru-based rider had re-launched her campaign by successfully completing the gruelling Baja Aragon, the fourth round of the FIM Bajas World Cup that was held in Teruel recently.
And in Bengaluru, the 26-year-old continued from where shhe had left off in Aragon.
Anoop Manjappa, Sasi Kumar, Imran Pasha, Russel Jossy and Sanjay Somasekhar won the other classes.
Pinkesh Thakkar of Aprilia JB Racing topped the standings winning the Scooter class while BK Pawan won the Star of K1000 title.
Provisional Results (Round 4):
1. Rajendra RE (Petronas TVS Racing) 51:21.156
2. Abdul Wahid Tanveer (TVS) 51:41.457
3. R Nataraj (TVS) 53:00.815
1. Sarath Mohan 57: 03.707
2. Sinan Francis 01:00:36.723
3. Mithun Gopal 01:13:42.547
1. Anoop Manjappa 01:06:44.802
2. Chalass K Bose 01:07:21.388
3. Sudharshan B 01:09: 01.048
1. Sasi Kumar 01:00:11:700
2. Gidyun Benjamin 01:01:02. 528
3. Varun Kumar 01:02:47:117
1. Imran Pasha (TVS) 55:55:636
2. Banteilang Jerwa (TVS) 57:51.299
3. Adnan Ahmed 58:34.018
1. Russel Jossy 01:02: 06.696
2. Amogh Nag 01:07:28.620
3. Venu Ramesh KR 01:07:39.403
1. Naresh VS 01:02:32.481
2. Mahesh Kumar 01:09:26.454
3. Shajeer Ishmail 01:10:14.099
1. Aishwarya Pissay (TVS) 01:07:24.068
2. Sameera Dahiya 01:24:17.364
3. Deeksha Srivastava 01:31:13.909
1. Pinkesh Thakkar (Aprilia JBR) 01:06:27:709
2. Karthik Naidu (TVS) 01:06:29:973
3. Subramanya T 01:06:46:747
1. Sanjay Somashekar 01:00:25:746
2. Naveen Somashekar 01:06:14:891
3. C Pradeep (PRN Motorsports) 01:06:37:032
Star of K1000:
1. BK Pawan 01:03:47.017
2. Gowtham Rao R 01:04:02.918;
3. L Bharath 01:10:27.572.