Category: 2017 Test

  • UNDERBONE 150cc: AKID WINS 10-LAP THRILLER

    UNDERBONE 150cc: AKID WINS 10-LAP THRILLER

    Young Malaysian rider Mohd Akid Aziz completed a 10-lap Underbone 150cc thriller with a hard-fought victory scored at a time of 18:46.517s. Racing at Round 4 of the Idemitsu Asia Road Racing Championship at the Sentul Circuit, Akid’s latest Race 1 win was his second win of the season. True to character, the Underbone race…

  • PRE-SEASON : SAC CONCLUDE WITH THE GSX-R150 SHOWING HIGHER POTENTIAL THAN ITS PREDECESSOR

    PRE-SEASON : SAC CONCLUDE WITH THE GSX-R150 SHOWING HIGHER POTENTIAL THAN ITS PREDECESSOR

      Two days of pre-season testing took place for the SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE (SAC) riders at Johor Circuit, Malaysia on March 15-16, 2017. This being the first time for the 2017 SAC riders to ride, the riders were all excited to hear that they will be using the new SUZUKI GSX-R150 for the season. 16…

  • PRE-SEASON: DECHA INCHES CLOSE TO TRACK RECORD

    PRE-SEASON: DECHA INCHES CLOSE TO TRACK RECORD

    While Malaysian rider Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi dominated the proceedings in the first day of pre-season tests for the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship, it was Thai rider Decha Kraisart who came close to setting a new benchmark for the SuperSports 600cc class at the Johor Circuit. The Yamaha Thailand Racing rider found his rhythm…

  • PRE-SEASON: ANUPAB FILLS IN FOR APIWAT

    PRE-SEASON: ANUPAB FILLS IN FOR APIWAT

    Team Yamaha Thailand Racing followed up a strong performance in the SuperSports 600cc class with equally dominant results in the Asia Production 250cc category. With defending champion Apiwat Wongthananon jetting off for the Spanish Championship this season, Anupab Sarmoon proved himself an able replacement when he logged the fastest time of 01’43.469s. Anupab’s best time…

  • PRE-SEASON: AZHAR ABDUL JALIL LEADS THE 150cc CLASS

    PRE-SEASON: AZHAR ABDUL JALIL LEADS THE 150cc CLASS

    In the all-new Underbone 150cc category, it was an all-Malaysian affair at the top end of the pre-season timesheets. Team RCB Motobatt Yamaha YY Pang duo Mohd Azhar Abdul Jalil and Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin led the proceedings with times of 01’48.907s and 01’49.127s respectively. Rookie rider Mohd Helmi Azman, representing incoming team TKKR Onexox Racing,…

  • ZAQHWAN IN FIGHTING FORM

    ZAQHWAN IN FIGHTING FORM

    SuperSports 600cc defending champion Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi looks to be in fighting form as the new season of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship commences. At the official pre-season test at the Johor Circuit, the MUSASHi Boon Siew Honda rider clocked the fastest time from the first day of testing with a time of 01’32.313s.…

  • ARRC PRE-SEASON AND ROUND 1 TO BE HELD AT JOHOR CIRCUIT

    ARRC PRE-SEASON AND ROUND 1 TO BE HELD AT JOHOR CIRCUIT

    The Official Pre-Season Test and Round 1 of the 2017 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship has been relocated to the Johor Circuit in Pasir Gudang, Johor. This move has been unavoidable due to circumstances outside of the control of Two Wheels Motor Racing, the race promoters of the championship. As such, the Official Pre-Season Test…

  • ARRC STICKS TO CORE ASIAN MARKETS IN 2017

    ARRC STICKS TO CORE ASIAN MARKETS IN 2017

    The 2017 season of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship will stick to its traditional six-round hop in core Asian motorcycle markets. The Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia is back in the calendar. Circuit renovations in 2016 temporarily removed the Formula 1 circuit from the ARRC tour. This year, Sepang will host both the pre-season…

  • ALL NEW HONDA CBR250RR RACING PROJECT KICKED OFF

    ALL NEW HONDA CBR250RR RACING PROJECT KICKED OFF

    Jakarta – Racing development of All New Honda CBR250RR have been started, with races such as Asia Road Racing Championship, Asia Production 250cc (AP250) in the scope. Shakedown test will be conducted on 5th and 6th of December at Chang International Circuit, Buriram, after the final round of ARRC 2016. Top racers of AHRT, including…

  • TWMR RECEIVES 10-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AS PROMOTERS OF THE FIM ASIA ROAD RACING CHAMPIONSHIP

    TWMR RECEIVES 10-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AS PROMOTERS OF THE FIM ASIA ROAD RACING CHAMPIONSHIP

    The FIM Asia has extended Two Wheels Motor Racing’s contract as the race promoters and rights holders of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship until 2025. Speaking to reporters at Round 6 of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at the Chang International Circuit, FIM Asia President Mr. Wan Zaharuddin Wan Ahmad expressed that he…