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Motorsports: Karthik Tharani Singh and Mohit Aryan win two titles

Karthik Tharani Singh Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Karthik Tharani Singh achieved a fine double by winning both the races in the MRF Formula 1600 clas ...

Karthik Tharani Singh 

Chennai, March 1 (IANS)

Karthik Tharani Singh achieved a fine double by winning both the races in the MRF Formula 1600 class in the second round of the MMSC-FMSCI National Racing Championship which concluded here on Sunday. Karthik was fastest in all the practice sessions before qualifying on pole position with a lap of 1:41.886 and became the only driver to dip into the 41s all weekend.

"It feels just fantastic to top all sessions in a race weekend. This is the first time I have done this in my single-seater career. A big thank you to MRF for giving me such a great car. I have improved a lot over the year and feel I was driving really well. It was a very strategic race and I am happy that it has worked in my favour," said Singh.

Also enjoying a successful weekend was Mohit Aryan of Anish Racing as he won two of the three races in the Formula LGB 1300 class.

The results:

MRF Formula 1600 - Race 1 (12 laps): Karthik Tharani Singh 1 (23mins, 49.710secs); Gotham Parekh (23:55.361); Arjun Narendran (23:56.444). Race 2: Karthik Tharani Singh (20:51.151); Narendran (20:55.126) 2; Siddarth Trivellore (20:57.482) 3.

Formula LGB 1300 - Race 1 (10 laps): Chetan Korada (Wallace Sports) 1 (19:49.268); Prashanth (Wallace Sports) 2 (19:56.538); Sudanand Daniel (Anish Racing) 3 (19:56.837). Race 2: Mohit Aryan (Anish Racing) 1 (19:47.188) Raghul Rangasamy (Wallace Sports) 2 (19:58.589); Korada (20:03.823) 3. Race 3: Aryan (19:49.951) 1; Prashanth (19:56.895) 2; Korada (19:57.072) 3.

Indian Touring Cars - Race 1 (10 laps): Deepak Paul Chinnappa (Race Concepts) 1 (19:52.539); G Siddharth Kishore (Performance Racing) 2 (19:54.694); Arjun Narendran (Red Rooster Racing) 3 (19:57.390). Race 2: Narendran (19:52.241); Ashish Ramaswamy (Red Rooster) 2 (19:58.382); KE Kumar (Prime Racing) 3 (20:12.985).

Super Stock - Race 1 (10 laps): Abhinay Bikkani (Race Concepts) 1 (21:19.181); Fahad Kutty (Team Game Over) 2 (22:18.978); Sudanand Daniel (Performance Racing) 3 (19:56.127+1 lap). Race 2: Varun Anekar (Race Concepts) 1 (21:33.539); Kutty (22:02.517); Daniel (19:56.639+1 lap).

Indian Junior Touring Cars - Race 1 (10 laps): Sidharth B (Red Rooster) 1 (21:12.408); Fahad Kutty (Team Game Over) 2 (21:12.758); Gokul Krishna (Mega Racing) 3 (21:14.756). Race 2: Kutty (21:04.254) 1; Siddharth (21:14.465) 2; Keith D'Souza (Unimek Racing) 3 (21:14.754).

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