Despite the rain, the Round 2 of the 25th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2022 concluded at the Kari Motor Speedway.
The inaugural day of Round 2 was off for a battle on the rain-drenched track with the JK Tyre Novice Cup taking off first. With the tally topper Kyle Kumaran being absent from this round, Aadithya Parasuram had the best chance to take over yet at the end of the day, he landed being the runner-up, as MSport’s Aman Nagdev bettered him to finish at top of the podium, while DTS Racing’s Joel Joseph finished a close third.
The LGB Formula 4 started as the second race of the day pushing the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup witnessing the comeback of defending champion Vishnu Prasad.
MSport’s Ruhaan Alva missed this round due to the World Motorsport Games in Marseille, Arya Singh led the overall tally.
Ahura Racing’s Viswas Vijayaraj topped the podium bettering Vishnu Prasad while Tijil Rao secured the third spot at the LGB Formula 4.
Race 3 of Round 2 started with the second race of the JK Tyre Novice Cup. Arjun
Syam Nair from Momentum Motorsports claimed the top spot on the podium, his first this edition, while DTS Racing’s Vinith Kumar and MSport’s Dhruvh Goswami followed at close 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup finally took off as the fourth and concluding race for Day 1. The Pro-Am Series format race saw 10 professional and 15 amateur riders competing on the grid.
Category-wise, Anish topped in the professional category, followed by Navaneeth at the 2nd and Allwin at the 3rd place. The Amateur category was topped by Soorya PM, followed by Pradeep C at 2nd, and Ashish Patel at 3rd respectively.