Vishnu Prasad starts favourite in National Karting Rd 3
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Last Updated: Thursday, August 06, 2009, 14:01
Kolhapur: Chennai youngster and former junior champion Vishnu Prasad of Team Meco will strive to maintain numero uno status in senior class when third leg of JK Tyre National Rotax Max Karting Championship starts here on August 8.

By virtue of a couple of splendid performance in first two rounds held in Coimbatore, Prasad is leading the tally in senior class (16 years & above) with 175 points in his kitty.

Seasoned campaigner from Mumbai and Team Mohite Racing's Ameya Walavalkar comes second in the category with 168 points, followed by his teammate Chittesh Mandody (162).

The Kolhapur karting track, better known as circuit 09, is one of the finest tracks in the country and also houses a training academy.

The competition also consists of Micro Max (8-12 years) and Junior (13-16 years) classes.

Young Bangalore racer, Team Amaron's Nikhil P Kashyap (164) leads in junior class, followed by local racer Parth Ghorpade (161) and Raj Bharath (158) of Bangalore.

Meanwhile, 11-year-old Chennai's Tarun Reddy of Team Meco has 178 points to lead the tally in Micro Max class. Chennai's Surya Raghuram of Team Meco and local Dhruv Mohite of Team Mohite are joint second with 166 points each. Krishnaraj Mahadik (159) comes third.

The qualifying and heat races will be held on August 8 with the main event commencing next day.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, August 06, 2009, 14:01

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