Category: 2017 Round3

  • STRONG COMEBACK FROM WEST; BUT KAGAYAMA STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT

    STRONG COMEBACK FROM WEST; BUT KAGAYAMA STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT

    A controversial second round in Thailand behind him, Australian rider Anthony West made a strong comeback into the SuperSports 600cc class of the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship when he bagged a double win at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. The Akeno Speed rider put in a smart performance throughout the 13-lap race. A…

  • DOUBLE WIN FOR GERRY SALIM

    DOUBLE WIN FOR GERRY SALIM

    Gerry Salim’s decision to stay focused on his title chase in the Asia Production 250cc class paid off in a big way at Round 3 in the Suzuka Circuit. After a convincing win in Round 1, Gerry followed up with a double victory to cap off a successful weekend. Race 2 of the Asia Production…

  • SCK 1-2 AT THE FRONT OF AN ALL-MALAYSIAN UNDERBONE PODIUM

    SCK 1-2 AT THE FRONT OF AN ALL-MALAYSIAN UNDERBONE PODIUM

    Malaysian duo Fakhrusy Syakirin Rostam and Mohd Muzakkir Mohamed triumphed in a dramatic Underbone 150cc Race 2, bringing home a much needed boost for team SCK Rapido Hi-Rev Honda Racing. The 6-lap Underbone 150cc race got off with championship leader Wahyu Aji Trilaksana at the helm. The Indonesian Yamaha rider raced at a conservative pace…

  • WEST WINS RACE 1 AT SUZUKA

    WEST WINS RACE 1 AT SUZUKA

    Australian GP rider Anthony West won the SuperSports 600cc Race 1 at the Suzuka Circuit, host to the third leg of the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship. After a dramatic morning of qualifying practices, the 600cc race finally took off with wildcard rider Ikuhiro Enokido as pole sitter. Malaysian ace, Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman injured…

  • GERRY BACK ON TOP

    GERRY BACK ON TOP

    The frustrations of sitting out Race 2 at Buriram behind him, Indonesian rider Gerry Salim came back in a big way with an uncontested win at Race 1 of Round 3 in Suzuka. The Astra Honda Racing rider was the star of a dramatic qualifying when he clinched the pole position at the very last…

  • BACK-TO-BACK WIN FOR WAHYU

    BACK-TO-BACK WIN FOR WAHYU

    Yamaha Racing Indonesia’s Wahyu Aji Trilaksana seems unstoppable now that he has found his rhythm. Qualifying for pole position with a full second ahead of his closest competitors, Wahyu looked like a shoo-in for the top spot of the podium in Race 1. The Indonesian rider rocketed off to a strong start with Malaysian riders…

  • AZLAN SCORES NEW LAP RECORD AT SUZUKA

    AZLAN SCORES NEW LAP RECORD AT SUZUKA

    Buoyed by news that he will be a part of the famed Team Green in the upcoming Suzuka 8-Hour World Endurance Race this coming July, Malaysian SuperSports 600cc rider Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman came out strong in the first day of free practices at Round 3 of the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship currently underway…

  • YAMAMOTO AT HOME ON THE SUZUKA CIRCUIT

    YAMAMOTO AT HOME ON THE SUZUKA CIRCUIT

    Homeboy Takehiro Yamamoto found his rhythm at the top of the timesheets when he posted the day’s fastest lap time of 2’29.488s. Indonesian rider and current championship leader Gerry Salim was second fastest with 2’29.651s while Tomoyoshi Koyama ended the day in third with 2’30.218s. However, the previous season’s lap record, also logged by Yamamoto,…

  • WAHYU MORE THAN A SECOND FASTER

    WAHYU MORE THAN A SECOND FASTER

    Indonesian rider Wahyu Aji Trilaksana aced the Underbone 150cc qualifier with a time of 2’39.749s. Wahyu looks set to dominate the Suzuka leg of the season, especially after proving to be almost a second and a half fastest than the rest of the grid. Second fastest rider, Mohd Akid Aziz was only able to log…

  • PRESS RELEASE: DISCOVERING THE HONDA CBR250RR

    PRESS RELEASE: DISCOVERING THE HONDA CBR250RR

    The Honda CBR250RR: Guaranteed competitiveness The members of the Astra Honda Racing Team in the Asia Production 250cc class talk through the bike with which they already have 3 wins and 5 podiums in 4 races. Astra Honda Racing Team | 05/30/2017 The Astra Honda Racing Team have had a brilliant start to the season…