The JK Tyre Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup Season ’23 reached its thrilling conclusion at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore. Wrapping up a challenging racing season that spanned three months, Season 3 showcased India’s distinctive and inclusive motorcycle racing championship with eight dynamic races across three rounds. The final grid, boasting a remarkable 200 entries, featured the top 25 riders, including 10 professionals and 15 amateurs, engaging in fierce competition aboard the race-ready Royal Enfield Continental GT-R650.
This exhilarating series is crafted to make track racing accessible to both newcomers and seasoned racers, aligning seamlessly with Royal Enfield’s ‘Pure Sport’ philosophy. In line with this ethos, Season 3 continued the Pro-Am format introduced last year.
Reflecting on the successful conclusion of the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup 2023, Adrian Sellers, Head of Custom and Motorsport at Royal Enfield, stated, “The continued success of the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup is a testament to our commitment to making track racing accessible to budding and aspiring racers in the country. Season 3 has been truly exhilarating, showcasing the abundance of racing talent in India and the determination of these racers on the track. To further support track racing, we recently introduced the Royal Enfield Track School training program for aspiring racers to hone their skills on the racetrack. Congratulations to all the winners, and we look forward to returning next year with even greater intensity and enthusiasm for the ‘Pure Sport racing spectacle’ that the GT Cup represents.”
The JK Tyre presents Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup Season was fiercely contested in both the Amateur and Professional categories, with the outcome of both championships determined in the final race. In the Amateur category, Md. Samrul Zubair emerged as the champion with 76 points, closely followed by Vignesh Goud and Kayan Patel, both totaling 59 points each. Goud secured the advantage with three race wins. The Professional category witnessed intense competition, with Abhishek Vasudev, Jagadeesh Nagaraj, and Ullas Nanda consistently battling for podium positions. Ultimately, Abhishek Vasudev claimed the championship with 54 points, followed by Nagaraj and Nanda with 45 and 39 points, respectively.