The championship witnessed a great deal of enthusiasm from the contestants as both Yamaha and non-Yamaha customers participated in the race. In the Yamaha R15 novice category there 60 participants and winner was R Ramesh Kumar and Meka Vidhuraj came in second. In The race 2, S Prem Hari won and Rahul G Rathod and was the first runners-up and Sandesh P was the second runners-up.
The contestants got on the track on Yamaha’s Super Sports YZF-R15 and experienced the breathtaking acceleration of the bike on a race circuit. Loaded with true Yamaha racing DNA, YZF-R15 provided complete racing experience to the biking enthusiasts and hands on feel of its power, stability, cornering and braking. Yamaha made their experience more exciting by mounting Daytona Racing Kits in the bikes. These kits are developed using valuable experience gained from MotoGP & World Superbike racing and are designed exclusively for racing purpose in a closed circuit.
Commenting on the occasion, Jun Nakata, Director – Sales & marketing, India Yamaha Motor said, “The second season of the YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship has witnessed tremendous fervor and enthusiasm. We are happy with the kind of response we’ve been receiving throughout this championship. Through our innovative racing events like the Riding Clinic and R15 Racing Championships, we take forward our global legacy of being a brand that is refining the motorcycling culture in India by giving them an opportunity to represent the country on international platforms. The winners of last year’s R15 One Make race championships gave a fine performance at the recently held SUGO race in Japan.” This year the winners will be representing India Yamaha Motor at the Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2012 to be held later this year.