Aravind K P of TVS Racing, romped home in his own true style, winning the second moto of the fifth and final leg of the MRF FMSCI MOGRIP National Supercross Championship, which was held over the weekend at the makeshift CODISSIA track in Coimbatore. Having already notched up a comfortable lead of 31 points in the championship over his nearest rival, Javed Shaikh, a privateer from Goa, Aravind needed to win at least one moto to clinch the title. An eager Aravind however pushed a bit too hard in the first Moto and ended up finishing third and adding only 16 points to his kitty. His TVS Racing teammate Harith Noah took the first place while privateer C D Jinan from Kerala came second. The thirst for victory brought out a completely different rider in him in Moto 2. Despite stiff competition from Jinan, a determined Aravind K P rode head down in a steady line, with clean and confident jumps to emerge the clear winner. He finished with 173 points, claiming the trophy in the Foreign Open Class (250 – 500cc).
Pramod Joshua of TVS Racing took home the overall titles in the Indian Experts Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ categories, while fellow teammate Suhail Ahmed of TVS Racing won the Novice class, Group C.
- Foreign Open: Group A (250 / 500cc): Moto 1: 1. Harith Noah (TVS Racing); 2. C.D. Jinan (Kerala); 3. K.P. Aravind (TVS Racing). Moto 2: 1. K.P. Aravind; 2. Harith Noah; 3. C.D. Jinan.
- Indian Experts: Group B (upto 260cc): Moto 2 : K.P. Aravind; 2. Pramod Joshua (TVS Racing); 3. R. Natraj (TVS Racing).
- Novice: Group C (upto 260cc): Moto 1: 1. Suhail Ahmed (TVS Racing); 2. A. Aanand (Mangalore); 3. Sachin Ghorpede (9T9 Racing).
- Locals: Group B (upto 260cc): 1. Jagadish (Hosur); 2. A. Aanand (Coimbatore); 3. M. Santosh (Coimbatore).
- Indian Experts: Class C: Moto 1: 1. Pramod Joshua; 2. R. Natraj; 3. Yuva Kumar (TVS Racing).
- Private Experts: Group C (upto 260cc): Moto 1: K.C. Grishin (Bangalore); 2. N.S. Anoop (Kochi); 3. Pinkesh Thakkar (9T9 Racing).
- Indian Experts (Group B): Pramod Joshua 89. Indian Experts (Group C): Pramod Joshua 80.
- Private Experts (Group C): V.S. Naresh (9T9 Racing) 84.
- Private Foreign Open (Group A): Gaurav Khatri (Team Goa Racing) 148.
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