Suzuki Gixxer Cup Round 5 concludes at Buddh International Circuit

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Suzuki Gixxer Cup - Round 5 - BIC (7)

Suzuki Motorcycle India completed its inaugural season of the Suzuki Gixxer Cup at the Buddh International Circuit in the presence of 1993 500cc Grand Prix World Champion Kevin Schwantz. The Suzuki Gixxer Cup is a one make race championship organized by MMSC and approved by FMSCI which is divided in five rounds in Kari Motor Speedway Coimbatore, Madras Motor Race Track Chennai and now Buddh International Circuit (BIC) Greater Noida.

BIC hosted the grand finale, after the final four races of the 2015 Championship. More than 800 customers and fans rode to the circuit. They also participated in a lucky draw where almost 200 prizes were given out to Suzuki patrons.

Suzuki Gixxer Cup - Round 5 - BIC (3)

The Open category (Above 23 years) saw Meka Vidhuraj pull out his trump cards and take both the wins by a noticeable margin, leaving Kamlesh, Rajinikanth and Ananth Raj battling for their place on the podium.

The Open Championship was won by Ananth Raj, who increased his margin over Abhishek V, who took Runner Up despite a crash in Race 1 and a mid-field finish in Race 2. Meka was the surprise holder of the 2nd Runner Up Trophy due to his successful stint in both races this weekend.

Suzuki Gixxer Cup - Round 5 - BIC (1)

The Novice Races also had a double win by Vishwadev Muraleedharan, with Amarnath Menon coming 2nd and 7th in the two races. The rest of the podium spots were filled by Ajeesh, Simranjeet and Sebastian.

Both Open and Novice Champions go home with Suzuki Gixxer SF and Suzuki Gixxer motorcycles respectively, while the 2nd and 3rd positions take cash prizes of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 10,000 each.

Below are the results from all 4 races of Round 5:

1. Open Race 1

  • Laps: 8 (Short Loop 3.1km)
  • 1st: Meku Vidhuraj 13:57.519
  • 2nd: Kamlesh P Thakur 14:08.893
  • 3rd: Rajinikanth R 14:10.221
  • Best Lap: Meka Vidhuraj 1:44.044 (107.26 kmph)

2. Open Race 2

  • Laps: 8 (Short Loop 3.1km)
  • 1st: Meku Vidhuraj 14:00.875
  • 2nd: Kamlesh P Thakur 14:01.098
  • 3rd: Ananth Raj 14:03.081
  • Best Lap: Meka Vidhuraj 1:43.652 (107.66 kmph)

3. Novice Race 1

  • Laps: 6 (Short Loop 3.1km)
  • 1st: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 10:35.639
  • 2nd: Amarnath Menon 10:42.936
  • 3rd: Ajeesh A 10:43.683
  • Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:45.681 (105.60 kmph)

4. Novice Race 2

  • Laps: 6 (Short Loop 3.1km)
  • 1st: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 10:35.468
  • 2nd: Simranjeet Singh 10:46.438
  • 3rd: Sebastian J 10:46.480
  • Best Lap: Vishwadev Muraleedharan 1:45.093 (106.19 kmph)

Suzuki Gixxer Cup 2015 Open Championship Results

Champion

  • Ananth Raj – 180.5 Pts

Runner Up

  • Abhishek Vasudev – 122.5 Pts

2nd Runner Up

  • Meka Vidhuraj – 118 Pts

Suzuki Gixxer Cup 2015 Novice Championship Results

Champion

  • Vishwadev Muraleedharan – 212 Pts

Runner Up

  • Amarnath Menon – 184 Pts
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