Category: 2017 Round4

  • DECHA WINS DRAMATIC TWO PART RACE 2

    DECHA WINS DRAMATIC TWO PART RACE 2

    Round 4 of the Asia Road Racing Championship closed with a dramatic, almost surreal Supersport 600 Race 2. The race ran in two parts. In front of a packed grandstand, MUSASHI Boon Siew Honda’s Zaqwan Zaidi made up for a lackluster performance on Saturday, by getting away first and opening a gap on the rest…

  • ASIA PRODUCTION 250cc: GERRY SALIM IN SEVENTH HEAVEN

    ASIA PRODUCTION 250cc: GERRY SALIM IN SEVENTH HEAVEN

    Team Astra Honda Racing rider Gerry Salim must be in seventh heaven after picking up a seventh win during Race 2 of the Asia Production 250cc category. Performing before his home crowd at the Sentul International Circuit which was host to the fourth leg of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship, Gerry delighted the Indonesian…

  • UNDERBONE 150cc: WILDCARD SURPRISE BY RICHARD TAROREH

    UNDERBONE 150cc: WILDCARD SURPRISE BY RICHARD TAROREH

    Wildcard rider Richard Taroreh snatched a last-minute surprise win in the Underbone 150cc Race 2. Racing at Round 4 of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship at the Sentul International Circuit, Richard lived up to his top billings as one of the hottest rising names from Indonesia. The Yamaha Yamalube Jasti Putra Usaha Jaya NHK…

  • PUNCHANA, POLE-TO-FINISH IN RACE 1 AT SENTUL

    PUNCHANA, POLE-TO-FINISH IN RACE 1 AT SENTUL

    Qualification and Race 1 took place on day 2 of the 2017 SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE (SAC) Round 4, being held at Sentul International Circuit in Bogor, Indonesia. With 5 rounds in the season, this round will be an important round for the title contenders. SAC has seen four winners this season: #29 Mario Borbon Jr.…

  • SUPERSPORTS 600cc: SUPER-SUB DIMAS CAPS OFF SUCCESSFUL PODIUM HUNT FOR INDONESIA

    SUPERSPORTS 600cc: SUPER-SUB DIMAS CAPS OFF SUCCESSFUL PODIUM HUNT FOR INDONESIA

    Astra Honda’s ‘super-sub’ rider, Dimas Ekky Pratama, pulled off a thrilling victory in Race 1 of the Asia Road Racing Championship Round 4 at Sentul. When the RAMA Honda of Taiga Hada led into Turn 1 from the start it became apparent that the dominance of practice and qualifying pacesetter, Zaqwan Zaidi, would face a…

  • ASIA PRODUCTION 250cc: ASTRA HONDA CLEAN SWEEP

    ASIA PRODUCTION 250cc: ASTRA HONDA CLEAN SWEEP

    Astra Honda Racing Team trio Gerry Salim, Rheza Danica Ahrens and Andi Farid Izdihar thrilled Indonesian fans when they produced a clean sweep of the Race 1 podium in the Asia Production 250cc class. The three riders delivered on their podium promises at Round 4 of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship held at the…

  • IMPERIOUS ZAQHWAN TAKES POLE AT SENTUL

    IMPERIOUS ZAQHWAN TAKES POLE AT SENTUL

    MUSASHSI Boon Siew Honda’s Zaqwan Zaidi recorded the fastest ever time by a Supersport 600 at Sentul, going around the 3.96km circuit in 1:29.628 to take pole position for Race 1 as Round 4 of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship opens at Sentul International Circuit. Zaqwan’s qualifying performance followed his dominance of all three…

  • OFFICIAL STATEMENT : AYUMU TANAKA

    OFFICIAL STATEMENT : AYUMU TANAKA

    Following an incident during the SuperSports 600cc Practice 3 for Round 4 of the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship, rider #82 Ayumu Tanaka is reported to be stable and conscious. The incident, which brought out the red flag, occured 12 minutes before the end of Practice 3. Tanaka was immediately rushed to the nearest…

  • SUPERSPORTS 600cc: CHALLENGING TRACK CONDITIONS NO OBSTACLE FOR ZIPPY ZAQHWAN

    SUPERSPORTS 600cc: CHALLENGING TRACK CONDITIONS NO OBSTACLE FOR ZIPPY ZAQHWAN

    Deteriorating track conditions at the Sentul International Circuit proved to be no hindrance for Malaysian rider, Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi. The MUSASHi Boon Siew Honda rider took provisional pole in the first day of practice sessions as Round 4 of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship got underway this weekend. Zaqhwan, 22, posted a time of…

  • ASIA PRODCUTION 250cc: INDONESIAN HOME CONTINGENT A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

    ASIA PRODCUTION 250cc: INDONESIAN HOME CONTINGENT A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

    The Indonesian home contingent took no prisoners in the Asia Production 250cc category at Round 4 of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship held at the Sentul International Circuit on August 11 to 13.  Championship leader Gerry Salim led the all-Indonesian front row with a fastest time of 1’42.767s. Gerry’s team mate, Rheza Danica Ahrens,…