Honda’s solo Indian team jumps to Top 5 in Australia

IDEMITSU Honda Racing India – the solo Indian team in FIM Asia Road Racing Championship 2019 (ARRC) - Asia’s toughest road race championship had mixed results in AP 250 Race 2 of the Australian round at Bend Motorsport park.

After his best ever qualifying finish of 12th , Rajiv made a good start and stayed with the front bunch for most part of the race. in 11th position which he maintained this till 5th lap. In 6th lap Loosing traction of his rear tyre, he lost 1 position but recovered very well and maintained 12 th position till the chequered flag finishing 19:43:636.

Rajiv has notched up a total of 10 points in round 2 here at the Bend Motorsport park (his first ever double digit tally in a single round) maintaining his presence in top 12 in championship overall. This round saw Rajiv break his previous best and record new fastest lap time of 2:09:254 in Australia.

Meanwhile, Senthil couldn’t finish AP 250 race 2 after his bike developed a technical snag in lap 1 and he returned to the pits.