With time motorsports is slowly gaining popularity in Indian masses and Honda has a major contribution in doing the same. Honda One Make Race 2015 began with a thrilling start at the Madras Motor Race Track this year. 41 riders from all around the country participated in the Round 1 of Honda One Make Race in CBR 150R (Novice). Competing in the same category, newcomer Mahesh Mural & Piyush Rajan took a surprise win in the Round 1 of the Honda One Make Race. The second round was conquered by Mathana Kumar and Hari Krishnan winning second and third positions respectively in Group C - 165cc category while Sarath Kumar finished third in the first Honda win in challenging Group B.
In the finale of Honda One Make Race Round 2- CBR 150 R Championship Novice category, Kishoar VS from Coimbatore won with best lap time of 1:15.531. Kishoar was chased closely by Piyush Ranjan from Patna with Best lap time 1:16.050 and Aravind B from Chennai with Best Lap time 1:15.507 who won the second and third position respectively. Honda Ten10 Racing’s student, Sethu Rajiv, finished in second position in Honda One Make Race - CBR250R open category while being closely chased by Sarath Kumar.
In Honda One Make Race Round 2- CBR 250 R championship, Sumit Locus Toppo finished the race first with best lap time 2:02.983 while closely competing with Sarath Kumar who took second position with best lap time 2:05.209. Hari Krishnan R took the third position with best lap time 2:06.133.
"Honda has been long known to promote Motorsports Culture and we believe in nurturing talent from the grass root levels. Honda One Make Race is an apt platform to cultivate the huge riding talent that exists in this country. We are encouraged by the improvement in performance of the Indian riders in the competition. Last year three riders from India competed with the best of Asia's riding talent in the Honda Asia Dream Cup. We look forward to more such opportunities and we have also signed MoU with Ten 10 Racing Academy for training riders over 15 years of age. We will also continue to provide all possible support and nurture youngsters." - said Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.