Lalhruaizela Bags Ticket: The next edition of the Red Bull Road to Rookie cup.
Lalhruaizela Bags Ticket: All set to make India proud at the Path to MotoGP Show in Spain, North Eastern boy Lalhruaizela has bagged the ticket at the next edition of the Red Bull Road to Rookie cup. The Mizoram boy headed the points table, having consistently finished second in nearly every race of the tournament. The final round (Round 3) of the series was held in the Kari Motor Speedway at Coimbatore this weekend and Lalhruaizela was able to bag a podium finish in the races of the weekend. The Red Bull Road into Rookie cup was held together with the Suzuki Gixxer Cup this year, as part of the 2017 JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship.
Speaking on his success, Lalhruaizela stated, “it’s an honor to represent my country at Red Bull MotoGP Qualifiers at Spain. Would love to thank Red Bull for such a fantastic platform for me personally and lots of riders, who want to finally make it into MotoGP, giving an opportunity to showcase our talent. I need to concentrate further in my fitness to be prepared for the Red Bull MotoGP Qualifiers at Spain.”
Lalhruaizela ended second in Race 1 on Saturday, and gathered the highest possible 10 points on Day 1 of this weekend to take his tally to 48 points, a whole 12 points more than his stalemate Lalnunsanga. But, Day two had Lalhruaizela, Lalnunsanga and Jaden Gunawardena fighting for first place all throughout with Jaden clinching the win. At the conclusion of Rush 2, Lalnunsanga got the better of Lalhruaizela with the latter finishing third. Sri Lanka’s Jaden Gunawardena isn’t eligible for points in the championship.
The Red Bull Road into Rookies Cup is in collaboration with Suzuki India along with a platform for budding racers between the age of 12 and 16 years to flaunt and hone their abilities. The winner from India and similar other nations get a chance to participate in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, providing an opportunity to satisfy their MotoGP dream.
The young racer in Mizoram started aggressive racing in 2016 and competed from a total of 13 young racers from the sequence.
Meanwhile, Round 3 of those 2017 Suzuki Gixxer Cup has been dominated by Joseph Mathew. The Chennai-based racer has won each since race because the start of the season and continued his winning streak on Day 1 of Round 3 as well.
Nevertheless, he still leads with a relaxation of 17 points ahead of their rivals, amassing a total of 56 points.