After a thrilling third round of the YZF-R15 One Make Race Championship, the fourth round of the championship concluded today at the Madras Motor Race Track, Chennai, with bikers blazing the track with much gusto and thrill. This championship will be followed by 1 more round and will conclude on 23 rd December 2012. The racing event has been organized in association with the Madras Motor Sports Club (MMSC) and the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) and is a part of the Indian National Racing Championship 2012.

The championship witnessed a great deal of enthusiasm from the contestants as both Yamaha and non-Yamaha customers participated in the race. The Race Results were as follows:

YAMAHA R15 ONE MAKE RACE CHAMPIONSHIP 2012 – ROUND 4 RESULTS

YAMAHA R15 NOVICE – RACE 1

  • WINNER: MR. R RAMESH KUMAR
  • 1ST RUNNER UP: MD. INTEKHAB ALAM
  • 2ND RUNNER UP: MR. AKASH C

RACE 2

  • WINNER: MD. INTEKHAB ALAM
  • 1ST RUNNER UP: MR. R RAMESH KUMAR
  • 2ND RUNNER UP: MR. RAHUL G RATHOD

YAMAHA R15 OPEN – RACE 1

  • WINNER: MR. J ALLWYN JEBAZ
  • 1ST RUNNER UP: MR. SHYAM SHANKAR
  • 2ND RUNNER UP: MR. SUDHAKAR M

RACE 2

  • WINNER: MR. J ALLWYN JEBAZ
  • 1ST RUNNER UP: MR. VIVEK PILLAI
  • 2ND RUNNER UP: MR. SHYAM SHANKAR

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, Mr. Jun Nakata, Director — Sales & marketing, India Yamaha Motor said, “We are delighted to see such high level of participation and response from the audience for Round 3 of the championship. Our mission to revolutionize the biking culture in India has surely been given a boost from the YZF-R15 One Make Race. Events like these always help us to connect with our customers better. We look forward to organize more such events in order to provide our customers an opportunity to experience the combined thrill of superior technology and artistic brilliance for which Yamaha is known the world over.”

This year the winners will be representing India Yamaha Motor at the Yamaha ASEAN Cup 2012 to be held in Philippines in December this year. Yamaha’s corporate culture has always given special importance to bike racing in India as a way of expressing the ‘spirit of challenge’ that it values so highly. Their racing endeavors especially the R15 One Make race Championship is one of the biggest initiatives by Yamaha that has proved to be very successful in its aim to inculcate the racing spirit as well as promote safe biking culture in the country.