Joel and Rizwan dominate National Drag Championship

Joel and Rizwan dominate National Drag Championship

4th Sep 2014 7:45 pm

Joseph dominated the proceedings in the four-wheeler category, winning both Indian Open and unrestricted classes.

Bangalore's Joel Joseph and Rizwan from Hunzur, Karnataka scored a double each in the two rounds of the JK Tyre - FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship (INDRC) at the Kari Motor Speedway.

Joseph dominated the proceedings in the four-wheeler category, winning both Indian Open and unrestricted classes.

Driving a first-generation Honda City VTEC, the 30-year-old managed a quarter mile time of 15.466s in the Indian Open class and managed to improve it to 15.381s during his run in the unrestricted category.

"I just went out and gave it my best shot" said the driver/tuner from Bangalore.

Rizwan Khan on a Yamaha R1, meanwhile, proved unbeatable in the two wheeler category, winning both rounds of unrestricted category.
 

RESULTS, Indian National Drag Racing Championship:

Bikes (1/8th mile):

Indian Open:

1. A. Antony 10.064
2. M.D. Javeed Khan 10.114s 
3. Nisarulla H. Khan 10.363

Unrestricted:

1. Rizwan Khan 8.294 
2. Mohammed Riyaz 8.526 
3. Jhangir Mirza 8.530

Cars (1/4th mile):

Indian Open: 

1. Joel Joseph 15.466
2. S.Vinod 15.934
3. Ravindra Boppana 16.469 

Unrestricted: 

1. Joel Joseph 15.381
2. K.S. Suna Miandad 15.735
3. S. Sivakumar 16.300

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