Md Hafiza Rofa of ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team bolted confidently to the finish line to score the first spot at the podium in Race 1 of the Underbone 150cc category.

The rider aboard the Yamaha Y15 ZR emerged out of nowhere in the last lap and took lead of the pack, defeating his teammate Wahyu Aji Trilaksana seconds before finishing his race at 15:43:919s. The neck-to-neck race saw Hafiza maintaining his pace and composure among the top ten riders however, in lap 5, Hafiza began picking up speed while strategizing for the last lap.

The Malaysian rider pulled a stunner when he quickly pulled to the front towards the end of the race beating his teammate to the clock.

Commenting on his victory, “Buriram was a disappointment nevertheless I am quite pleased with the machine this time around as I was able to better manage the lap time.”

“It was quite a tight race with only six laps to complete. In the first three laps, I relaxed a little to find my pace. By lap four, I was prepared to make my move and towards the last lap, I managed to pull it off. It was a different approach altogether and it worked.”

Coming in at the second spot on the podium was Wahyu Aji Trilaksana who logged in at 15:44:011. Gupita Kresna of 4S1M YAMAHA Racing Team clocked in at 15:44:050s.

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