By TT News| Jan 21, 2021

Coimbatore To Host Final Round Of 23rd JK Tyre Racing Championship


The Kari Motor Speedway, located in the outskirts of Coimbatore gears up to host the third and final round of India’s premium motor racing event- the 23rd JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship.

Six races in each category of Formula LGB 4 and Novice Cup will be held during the finale weekend, from Jan 21-24. Chennai's very own Ashwin Datta of Dark Don Racing stole the show in December with his consistent racing in the Formula LGB4 category. The unlikely underdog Amir Sayed from Kottayam of team- MSport, displayed expert skills in the Novice category.

The action was not any less exciting with female racers as Mira Erda of MSport received the best female racer allocate. Meanwhile, in the Novice category, Anushriya Gulati of Ahura Racing emerged as the noticeable winner.

In the Formula LGB4 category, Ashwin Datta leads with 39 points. Chennai-based Raghul Rangasamy of MSport, inches behind at 32 points, while his teammate, Vishnu Prasad comes in at 30 points. In the overall team category, Dark Don Racing heads the standings with 80 points, followed by MSport at 74 & Ahura Racing at 29.  

In the Novice Cup category, Amir leads comfortably with 60 points. DTS Racing’s Dhruvin Gajjar pursues him from Rajasthan with 34 points. Coming in third place is Kolkata racer- Aman Chaudhary representing DTS Racing with 24 points. Team MSport leads the points table with 77 points with DTS Racing and Momentum Motorsport in the second and third place with 59 & 50 points respectively.

In Formula LGB 4, Viswas Jayaraj from Nellore representing Avalanche Racing is the leader with 44 points. At 35 points, Anushriya- Gulati from Dehradun is placed second. With just one point behind, Chirag Ghorpade of Bangalore from Team Momentum Motorsport is placed third at 34 points. The weekend will determine if Anushriya can maintain her lead over Chirag.

Speaking about the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship, Sanjay Sharma, Head, Motorsports, JK Tyre said, “We feel proud that despite the pandemic, which put the world at a halt, we at JK Tyre were able to maintain the continuity of India’s longest-running racing championship without compromising on the safety protocols set by the Government and State authorities. And this is all with the support of our participants, patrons, officials, technicians who worked together to make this happen.”

“With some seasoned racers on the track, it would be a sight to watch the final round go down to the wire as we will get our National Champions for 2020,” he further added.



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