18th JK Tyre Racing Championship Concludes [Anindith Reddy, Ajay Kini and Vishnu Prasad Crowned Champions]

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The rising popularity of the JK Tyre Racing Championship is evidence that motorsports in India is on the rise. It’s not just the popularity, but the quality and intensity of racing that has improved over the years. The 4th and final round of the 18th edition of the series took place at the Buddh International Circuit from 28-29 October 2015. A total of 11 races took place spread across various categories including the Volkswagen Vento Cup, JK Racing India Series, Formula LGB 4 and JK Super Bike Cup. In attendance were some big names from the India motorsports scene such as ex-Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok and Audi R8 LMS Cup racer Aditya Patel. Here are all the race results from the final round of the 18th JK Tyre Racing Championship.

18th JK Tyre Racing Championship 2015 @ BIC

 

Day 1

Formula LGB 4- Race 1 (8 laps)

Ajay Kini (Team Dark Don Racing) – 19:48.361

Krishnaraaj Mahadik (Team Dark Don Racing) – 19:48.631

Vishnu Prasad (Team Meco Racing) – 19:56.640

 

Race 2:

Sudharshan Rao (Team Dark Don Racing) – 19:50.669

Krishnaraaj Mahadik (Team Dark Don Racing) – 19:50.781

Ajay Kini (Team Meco Racing) – 19:51.178

 

JK Racing India Series (10 laps)

Vishnu Prasad – 21:39.753

Constantino Peroni – 21:41:409

Karthik Tharani – 21:38.102

 

JK Tyre -VW Vento Cup

Sailesh Bolisetti – 19:44.538

Anandith Reddy – 19:51:217

Karminder Singh – 19:53:757

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Day 2

Formula LGB 4- Race 1 (8 laps)

Sudharshan Rao (Team Dark Don Racing) – 23:53.146

Vishnu Prasad (Team Meco Racing) – 23:53.451

Krishnaraaj Mahadik ((Team Dark Don Racing) – 23:52.056

 

 

JK Racing India Series (10 laps)

RACE 1

Constantino Peroni – 21:29:480

Krishnaraaj Mahadik – 21:36.227

Nayan Chatterjee – 21:37.233

 

RACE 2

Vishnu Prasad – 21:31.250

Akhil Rabindra – 21:35.238

Krishnaraaj Mahadik – 21:35:423

 

JK Tyre-VW Vento Cup

 

RACE 1

Karminder Singh – 27:02.166

Ishaan Dodhiwala – 27:04.912

Anindith Reddy – 27:05.151

 

RACE 2

Sailesh Bolisetti – 23:07.820

Ishaan Dodhiwala – 23:08.914

Anindith Reddy – 23:09.893

Vishnu Prasad took his third successive JK Racing India Series title, while Ajay Kini triumphed in the JK Formula LGB 4 Series. Anindith Reddy took the Volkswagen Vento Cup title beating Delhi boy Karminder Singh in the final round. Simranjeet Singh (1000cc) and Juzar Motiwala (600cc) won the inaugural   edition of the JK Tyre Super Bike Cup.

Racers at the JK Super Bike Cup

 

Last time around, we got a chance to interact with Karun Chandhok and world acclaimed fitness trainer Ramji Srinivasan. The latter had been working with the Indian Cricket for years before making the jump to motorsports and taking up the task of keeping Indian racers fit and race ready.

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Karun Chandhok, who spent his early years racing in this particular championship, commented on the issues budding racers have to deal with. He also pointed out that the current generation of Indian drivers have access to better facilities with awareness amongst the Indian population also on the rise.

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more as we will be covering the final round of the 18th JK Tyre Racing Championship which will take place at the Buddh International Circuit on Nov 28 & 29.

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