Ameya Walawalkar clinched the second race in the Formula LGB Swift class in the fifth round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National racing championship at MMRT in Irungattukottai on Sunday.

Late on Saturday evening, Walawalkar was disqualified in the first race (he finished second) following a technical infringement. Sandeep Kumar, who came third, was penalised 30 seconds and slid to eight place.

Subsequently, Chittesh Mandody moved up to second spot while Akhil Devrag completed the podium.

Two-in-a-row for Leela

In the Indian Touring Cars category, N. Leela Krishnan made it two victories in-a-row this weekend even as V. Rajvirdhan and Siddharth Kishore did an encore of their performances on Saturday, finishing second and third respectively.

The Indian Junior Touring Cars section saw Diljith Shah bag the second race.


Feroze Khan, who sealed the second spot, was later disqualified from both races after his car failed a technical scrutiny.

The sixth and final round of the Championship will be held on November 26 and 27 in Noida.

The results (provisional):

Formula LGB Swift: Race one (Saturday): 1. Goutham Parekh (Wallace Sports) 19:54.126s, 2. Chittesh Mandody (MECO Racing) 19:57.363, 3. Akhil Devrag (TVS Girling) 19:58.441.

Race two: 1. Ameya Walawalkar (Mars Racing) 19:50.101; 2. Chittesh Mandody (Meco Racing) 19:50.817; 3. Sarosh Hataria (Meco Racing) 20:02.970.

Indian Touring Cars: 1. N. Leela Krishnan (Rad Racing) 20:29.371; 2. V. Rajvirdhan (Prime Racing) 20:34.978; 3. Siddharth Kishore (Performance Racing) 20:38.533.

Indian Junior Touring Cars: 1. Diljith Shaji (LCT Sigaram Sports) 21:46.694; 2. B. Balavijay (MotoRev India) 21:57.816; 3. Gokul Krishna (MotoRev India) 21:59.693.

Polo R Cup:

Race one: 1. Rahil Noorani (Mumbai) 20:46.700; 2. Oshan Kothadia (Pune) 20:49.075; 3. Avdumber Hede (Goa) 20:51.552.

Race two: 1. Gaurav Dalal (Chennai) 20:43.175; 2. Vishnu Prasad(Chennai) 20:48.082; 3. Mihir Dharkar (Mumbai) 20:52.651 . — Sports Reporter

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