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Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship


With two rounds down and four to go, the Madras Motor Race Track will host the third round of the 2011 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC), one of Asia’s most prestigious events for two-wheeler racing, which will kick off at the Sriperumbudur track from August 4 – 7, 2011.

This is the third consecutive year that Chennai will be hosting the event. Event promoter, Ron Hogg commented, “We are offering spectators free admission for this outstanding race with the hope of further raising the interest for two- wheeler racing in India.”


The Championship will see races in the Underbone 115cc and the Super Sports 600cc categories. The Chennai event is the only international two-wheeler racing event in India at present, with Krishnan Rajini of Moto-Rev India being the country’s sole representative in the Championship, competing in the SuperSports 600cc category. Meanwhile, in the Underbone 115cc category, there is also local participation with the TVS Racing Team joining with a wildcard local rider and an import rider, from Malaysia for the race. The 5th and 6th of August will see practice and qualifying sessions across categories, while the final races are scheduled for Sunday, August 7th from 10 am until 5 pm.

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Source: TeamBhp.com