Devin Robertson tops VW Ameo Cup Round 2, Race 1
22nd Jul 2017 8:31 pm
Guest racer Robertson beat Karminder Singh with a 10sec-plus lead; Race 2 follows the reverse grid.
After acing the practice and qualifying sessions, guest driver Devin Robertson bagged a lights-to-flag victory in the third race of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup. The South African VW Cup racer crossed the finish line over 10sec ahead of runner-up Karminder Singh and also clocked the day’s fastest lap in 1:54.238.
Starting second, Sandeep Kumar lost his position to Karminder in the very first corner, and had to settle for third. Sandeep, however, successfully defended his podium finish from Donavan Vaz’ attacks; Vaz started sixth and worked his way up to fourth.
Devin being a guest driver, top points were awarded to championship leader Karminder. Sandeep currently stands second in the points tally. The second and final Ameo Cup race for Round 2 will follow a reverse-grid format. In it, positions of the top eight finishers of Saturday’s race will be reversed. Rohit Goyal will start on top, followed by Keith D’Souza and Dhruv Mohite.
Sr. No. Car Number Name Total Time City
1 18 Devin Robertson 15:39.262 Johannesburg (South Africa)
2 9 Karminder Singh 15:50.095 Delhi
3 6 A Sandeep Kumar 15:56.471 Chennai
4 17 Donovan Vaz 15:59.443 Goa
5 8 Sourav Bandyopadhyay 16:01.178 Mumbai
6 19 Dhruv Mohite 16:01.952 Kolhapur
7 22 Keith Dsouza 16:11.603 Goa
8 3 Rohit Goyal 16:13.777 Chennai
9 4 Affan Sadat 16:14.231 Chittagong (Bangladesh)
10 5 Jeet Jhabakh 16:14.863 Hyderabad