Indian riders – Sarath Kumar (participating in SuperSport 600CC class) and Rajiv Sethu (participating in Asia Production 250cc class) are set to participate in the 2017 Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) at the Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The two Indian riders are supported by Honda Motorcycle & Scooters India and Honda Motorsports Japan at the international racing event and they are part of RAMA Honda Racing team by NTS T.Pro Ten10.
The RAMA Honda Racing team by NTS T.Pro Ten10 consists of India’s top racer Sarath Kumar (bike #69) who continues his stint with the team in SuperSport 600CC class, hoping for an improved performance after recovering from his injuries last year. He will be riding a Honda CBR600WR.
Also making his debut in Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC), is the 2016 Indian National Champion and former Asia Dream Cup participant, the young rising talent from Chennai, Rajiv Sethu (Bike # 17) in the Asia Production 250CC class, riding the all new Honda CBR250RR.
The Japanese contingent comprises of three experienced and talented riders lead by “pocket rocket” Tomoyoshi Koyama #71 who moves to the crucial AP250 class from SS600 in a strategic move for the team and Honda. While Tiga Hada #23 takes up the mantle in SS600 to lead the championship fight for Honda and ARRC Rookie, Sena Yamada #17 begins his Asian stint with vast experience in the European Moto3 and Moto2 circuit and is the dark horse to watch out for.
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Visibly one of the largest teams on the grid with five participants in two classes, the team is backed by John Sudheer of RAMA Group of Companies, a serial entrepreneur and visionary whose appreciation for passion and deserving talents has created a love for this sport and the team.