Rajiv Sethu, Senthil Kumar gain points for Honda Racing India in AP250 race 1 of 2022 ARRC Round 4

Showcasing the consistent performance along with gaining points for the team, Honda Racing India team’s rider duo Rajiv Sethu and Senthil Kumar bagged another achievement in the first race of Round 4 of FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) 2022 in Sepang today.

Bringing laurels for the country on international soil, both the riders secured 3 points while maintaining steadiness and complete focus till the last lap. Starting 14th from the grid, Rajiv got dropped down to the 17th position after first lap. However, showing positive momentum in the race and competing fearlessly with the other international riders, he moved up to the 14th position in the final lap and completed the race with a total time of 20:32.048, earning 2 points for the team.

In today’s race, Senthil Kumar showcased his best skills and competed well to earn points for the team. Utilizing his previous track experience and the right strategies, he finished the race next to Rajiv in 15th position, earning 1 point for the team. Senthil crossed the chequered line with a total time of 20:36.296.

Expressing his views about today’s race, Prabhu Nagaraj, Operating Officer – Brand & Communication, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India said “Today we completed the race 1 in a positive way with the team earning valuable points. Rajiv finished well with 2 points in the race and Senthil has shown tremendous improvement not only in riding but even in maintaining the right momentum on the track. I am sure that with today’s learning and experience, our riders will enhance their strategies for better positions tomorrow.”