Hyderabad: Delivering consistent performances, Telangana racers Rahil Shetty and Karthik Mateti hogged the limelight in the prestigious MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship at MMRT (Madras Motor Race Track), Chennai. Other young racers from Telangana like Kevin Seetharaman, Prathipati Jayanth, Phani Teja and Siddharth Reddy completed their races in commendable positions.
Rahil Shetty of Sparks Racing team bagged double podium finishes in both Race-1 & Race-2 of Pro-stock 301-400cc category. Rahil completed Race-1 in first position where he had an exhilarating battle with the dominating duo of K.Y.Ahmed (Chennai) and Deepak Ravikumar (Chennai) of the prestigious TVS Racing team by making terrific race moves.
He completed in second position in Race-2 where the battle between the trio gotten much intense by raising the bars. Rahil also participated in the Pro-stock 165cc category where he completed the race in 7th & 6th positions in Race-1 & Race-2 respectively.
Karthik Mateti of Gusto Racing India team secured secondd position in Race-2 of TVS One Make RR310 Open category by putting up a valiant fight against Aravind Ganesh (Chennai) & Anup Kumar (Chennai) and finished in fourth position in Race-1. Karthik also participated in the Pro-stock 301-400cc category where he completed both Race-1 & Race-2 in fifth position.
The round-3 of MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2019 has yielded good results to the racers from Telangana. Three out of the top six racers in the overall standings, Karthik Mateti, Rahil Shetty & Sandeep Varma Nadimpalli (Satyanarayana Raju), battling for the National Championship Title in the crucial Pro-stock 301-400cc category are from Hyderabad.
There are two more rounds to unleash the 2019 National Racing Champions across various categories.