PUNE, 20th May 2018: Rajendra RE riding a TVS RTR 200 from TVS Racing won with a comfortable lead of 1min 45 seconds over his teammate and defending champion R Nataraj who is leading the MRF Mogrip FMSCI National Rally Championship 2018 in two-wheelers.
The third round of the Championship held at the outskirts of Pune along with the backwaters of Panshet and rally was organized by Godspeed Racing in association with AW events
The top three positions in the overall segment were dominated by TVS Racing riders, top in the winner list was Rajendra RE, and he was followed by R Nataraj while the third place was bagged by Samuel Jacob.
After winning the opening two rounds in Baroda and Indore, Natraj will be keen to extend his lead to 50 championship points. Rajendra is placed second overall with 36 points, while privateer from Suhail Ahmed from Bengaluru has maintained his fight with 30 points clocking the third best performance in both the rounds.
While Natraj could not cope with the tough terrains surrounding the Panshet dam on his foreign made bike, Rajendra grabbed the opportunity with his indigenous bike for a comfortable win
The 17kms stage which was taken on thrice in the same direction and cumulating to a total of 51kms.Published 21 May 2018, 17:59 IST