Rollon around the MRF national motorcycle racing event this weekend

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Coimbatore, 9th June (UNI) All the best riders will be in action in the MRF

MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship, which

returns to the renovated Kari Motor Speedway here after three

one-year interval for the Rolon Round starting tomorrow.

The 2022 championship in five rounds, like the previous edition, promises

to be yet another thriller as the country’s top runners, including several with

international references and manufacturers of two-wheelers such as TVS, Honda,

KTM and Yamaha are vying for honours.

The number of admissions, as in previous seasons, exceeded the bar of

200 marks.

The weekend card includes the national championship consisting of four

categories – Pro-Stock 301-400cc and 165cc, Novice (Stock 165cc)

and Girls (Stock 165cc) – while the Petronas TVS One-Make Championship

(301-400cc Open, Rookie, Girls and Media) and Idemitsu Honda India

Talent Cup (NSF 250R, CBR 150 and Hornet 2.0) are also part of the

program.

A new addition is the Stock 301-400cc class which will be raced

as a support race.

The response from riders has been overwhelming and the promoters,

Madras Motor Sports Club, celebrating its 70th anniversary, closed

registrations for the Novice category (Stock 165cc) within five days

after opening.

MMSC President Ajit Thomas said: “It’s great to be back at Kari

Motor Speedway after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. We are

overwhelmed by the huge response for the Rolon Round this

weekend which should provide some exciting and high quality racing.”

Both Pro-Stock classes will headline the weekend card as both

the grids are full of riders with proven and international references

live.

Leading the rosters are Rajini Krishnan (301-400cc, RACR Castrol Power)

and Jagan Kumar (165cc, Petronas TVS Racing). The two landed their tenth

National titles last season.

Likewise, Ryhana Bee, who joined the Pacer Yamaha team, would be

the rider to beat in the girls section. She won the title last year,

maintain a clean slate by winning all five rounds.

The Novice category (under 23), which boasts a massive field of 32 riders

selected from 35 participants, will launch a new champion who, however,

must earn the title given the highly competitive field comprising

runners wishing to annex their first national crown.

The two One-Make championships by Honda and TVS have never failed

produce close races in all their categories in the past seasons and it

It is unlikely to be different this year.

While Friday is reserved for free practice and a few qualifying sessions, a

A total of 20 races will be contested over the next two days.

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