Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) conducted Round 5 of ‘MMSC – SIDVIN FMSCI National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2012’ at the Chennai Motor Race Track, from 21st – 23rd December, 2012.
In its new format, the ‘Honda One Make Race’ tested the riders in three race categories- Novice, 2 Open categories and the New Team category.
Honda has leased 10 CBR 250R performance bikes to teams registered at FMSCI. Excluding the engine and chassis of CBR 250R, teams can make any modifications to enhance vehicle performance. Honda is further supporting the participating teams with Original Spare parts worth Rs. 10,000 and set of tyre-replacement per round.
Providing a unique racing platform to Novice riders less than 23 years is popular 110cc CB Twister while riders above 23 years can now directly participate in the 2 Open category CBF Stunner and CBR 150R Championships.
Over and above ‘Honda One Make Race 2012’, Honda is also providing CBR 150R with original spares support on lease for Group B, Group C and Group D of ‘National Motorcycle Racing Championship’.
In the exciting finale of Season 2012, The Championship winners were announced for CBF Stunner, CBR 150R and CBR 250R who received cash prizes each. (1st – Rs 30000, 2nd –Rs. 20,000, 3rd –Rs. 10,000).
Winning team of CBR 250R Team Championship took home the Grand Prize of CBR 150R.
Overall, 90 riders participated in Round 5 of Honda One Make Race. Honda’s flagship Team race for CBR 250R Championship emerged as the highlight of the Round with intense competition between participating 8 expert racers. A total of 12 participants qualified in the 150cc ‘CBR 150R’ Championship while the 125cc ‘CBF Stunner’ Championship race saw 25 participants and CB Twister cup saw 45 participants in qualifying races of which the best 20 participated in the final race. Top 3 racers of each category in Round 5 were awarded attractive cash prizes (1st – Rs. 7500, 2nd – Rs. 5000, 3rd – Rs. 2500).