Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) saw a thrilling conclusion to the Suzuki Gixxer Cup 2016 Round 5 on Sunday. The 2016 racing season was full of interesting and closely fought races, and the last round was the most thrilling of them all.
The riders from both Open and Novice category battled it out on the track. The Open Category saw Aaron Gunawardena win race one, ahead of R Rajinikanth and Meka Vidhuraj. The race two was even closely fought between Aaron and Rajinikanth, eventually, Aaron went on to win the race.
Both the Novice Category races were won by Joseph Mathew and he sealed the 2016 Suzuki Gixxer Cup title with 54 points lead over the runner-up Amarnath Rajan. In race one, Joseph lead the race with a commendable margin of 10+ seconds and went on to win the race from Vishal S. Race two was a nail-biting one as Joseph and Amarnath had a closely fought battle but eventually, Joseph took the top spot.
The results for all the races are:
1. Novice Race 1 Laps: 4 1st: Joseph P Mathew 9:11.643 2nd: Vishal S 9:22.692 3rd: Alexander AS 9:24:259 Best Lap: Amarnath Rajan 2:12:973 (100.6 kmph)
2. Novice Race 2 Laps: 4 1st: Joseph P Mathew 9:16.665 2nd: Amarnath Rajan 9:17.967 3rd: Alexander AS 9:19.629 Best Lap: Amarnath Rajan 2:13.338 (100.2 kmph)
3. Open Race 1 Laps: 6 1st: Aaron Gunawardena 14:01.800 2nd: R Rajinikanth 14:04.201 3rd: Meka Vidhuraj 14:08:988 Best Lap: Aaron Gunawardena 2:11.584 (101.6 kmph)
4. Open Race 2 Laps: 6 1st: Aaron Gunawardena 13:37.638 2nd: R Rajinikanth 13:37.715 3rd: Vivian Gladwin 13:38:097 Best Lap: R Rajinikanth 2:10:912 (102.1 kmph)
Suzuki Gixxer Cup 2016 Open Championship Results
Champion Meka Vidhuraj - 176 Pts
Runner Up R Rajinikanth - 153 Pts
2nd Runner Up Vivian Gladwin - 144 Pts
Suzuki Gixxer Cup 2016 Novice Championship Results
Champion Joseph Mathew - 200 Pts
Runner Up Amarnath Rajan - 144 Pts
2nd Runner Up Clinton Corderio - 73 Pts
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