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Schoolboy Aradhya’s day out

Teen winner: Yash Aradhya is flanked by second placed Goutham Parekh, left, and third placed Raghul Rangasamy after Race 3.

Teen winner: Yash Aradhya is flanked by second placed Goutham Parekh, left, and third placed Raghul Rangasamy after Race 3.  

Yash Aradhya (17) of Bengaluru marked his first season in the MRF F1600 class with a maiden win in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship (INRC) at the MMRT here on Sunday.

Aradhya started Race-3 from the third position on the grid, but got past pole-sitter Goutham Parekh and Sandeep Kumar within two laps and defended his position throughout.

The results (Provisional, all 8 laps unless mentioned): MRF F1600: Race-2 (7 laps): 1. Goutham Parekh 11:55.958s; 2. Sandeep Kumar 11:59.036; 3. Arya Singh 11:59.807; Race-3: 1. Yash Aradhya 13:38.672; 2. Parekh 13:39.045; 3. Raghul Rangasamy 13:39.335.

Indian Touring Cars: Race-2: 1. Arjun Narendran (Arka Motorsports) 15:18.697; 2. Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) 15:18.972; 3. Ashish Ramaswamy (Arka Motorsports) 15:27.011.

Turbo: Race-2: 1. Karthik Tharani (VW Motorsport) 15:26.584; 2. Rayomand Banajee (VW Motorsport) 15:40.368; 3. Ishaan Dodhiwala (VW Motorsport) 15:48.720.

Super Stock: Race-2: 1. Varun Anekar (Race Concepts) 15:47.827; 2. Srinivas Teja (Performance Racing) 16:25.497; 3. R.P. Rajarajan (Performance Racing) 16:25.743.

Indian Junior Touring Cars: Race-2: 1. Nikunj Vagh (Team N1) 16:46.717; 2. Chris Desouza (Unimek Racing) 16:59.674; 3. A.S. Prabu (Arka Motorsports) 17:22.050.

Esteem Cup: Race-2: 1. Biren Pithawala (Team N1) 16:45.958; 2. Raghul (Performance Racing) 16:56.231; 3. R. Shyam (Prime Racing) 17:22.349.

Volkswagen Ameo Cup: Race-2: 1. Shubhomoy Ball 15:40.496; 2. Affan Sadat Safwan Islam (Bangladesh) 15:41.536; 3. Dhruv Mohite 15:41.784. Race-3: 1. Mohite 15:38.206; 2. Saurav Bandyopadhyay 15:45.963; 3. Ball 15:48.007.

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