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Allerton of Red Rooster tops at Sepang

Australian rider Glen Allerton of Red Rooster Racing-India bagged the top spot in the first round of the FIM Asian Road Racing Championship at the Sepang Circuit, Malaysia on Sunday, according to Red Roster Racing team here.

With this win, Allerton is on 45 points and is now the red-hot favourite for the coveted SuperSports 600cc title.

Second on the chart was Md. Zamri Baba of PETRONAS Yamaha (Malaysia) with 38 points followed by Chalermpol Polamai of PETRONAS Yamaha (Thailand) with 34 points.

The other Indian sponsored team Moto-Rev India and the Chinese MotoGP team were behind the podium finishers. The other two Red Rooster riders, Takahiro Fukami and Rajini Krishnan, finished 11th and 14th respectively.

An elated Dinesh Reddy, Managing Director of Team Red Rooster Racing said, “This is a historic win for an Indian team in the international two wheeler arena.

“The Asian GP has been a very competitive championship, and the team has worked very hard during the pre-season preparations, and the results speak for themselves. We are hoping for a strong finish at the next round in Autopolis, Japan.”


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