Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Prapap Jayaram quickest in drag race

Prapap Jayaram quickest in drag race

Chennai, July 23: Veteraj Pratap Jayaram from Bengaluru emerged the fastest in the first round of the 2017 MMSC fmsci Indian National Drag Racing Championship for four-wheelers at the MMRT track, Sriperumbudur, near here on Sunday.

Jayaram, participating in the top-end Unrestricted class in a fully modified Reva car, clocked 13.102 seconds for the quarter-mile drag which also won him the fastest driver award. Finishing second behind Jayaram was Joel Joseph, also from Bengaluru, with Pune’s Raymand Banajee completing the podium.

Another veteran, Radha Selvaraj topped the Indian Open class ahead of Varun Gowda and Vivek Ramachander.

Results (Provisional):

Unrestricted: 1. Pratap Jayaraman (13.102secs); 2. Joel Joseph (14.184); 3. Rayomand Banajee (14.364). Indian Open: 1. Radha Selvaraj (14.141); 2. Varun Gowda (14.303); 3. Vivek Ramachander (15.174). Indian Touring Cars: 1. Joel Joseph (15.566); 2. Sivaramakrishnan (15.763); 3. Adith KC (16.099). Esteem cars: 1. Fahad Kutty (16.403); 2. Kashif Kapadia (17.486).

Super Stock: 1. Fahad Kutty (16.417); 2. Swajit N Achrekar (16.532); 3. Kashif Kapadia (17.010). Indian Junior Touring Cars: 1. Kamlesh Parmar (17.649); 2. Biren Pithawalla (17.933); 3. Arjun Zaveri (18.685).

MMSC Support races – Pro-Stock (Diesel): 1. Vivek Ramachander (15.093); Vetrivel (15.832); 3. Rayomand Banajee (17.271). Petrol: Adith KC (16.237); 2. Nikunj Vagh (16.390); Swajit N Achrekar (16.634).

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