The Underbone 150cc category in Race 2 of the opening round of the IDEMITSU FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at Chang International Circuit delivered an thrilling spectacle with Ahmad Afif Amran from PitsBike OneWay JRT Tech2 Racing Team emerged victorious after a gripping race to the finish line.
The race kicked off with Farres Putra Mohd Fadhill leading the pack, setting a blistering pace from the start. However, Md Akid Aziz from PitsBike OneWay JRT Tech2 Racing Team swiftly took control on the second lap, with RACETECH SIXTY Racing Team’s rider, Adytya Fauzi and Dimas Juli Atmoko from One For All closely trailing behind.

As the race progressed, the lead position changed hands multiple times, keeping the audience enthralled. Fahmi Basam and M. Murobbil Vittoni from YAMAHA LFN HP969 INDONESIA Racing Team as well as Adytya each took their turn at the front of the pack, displaying their perseverance on the track.

In a thrilling climax, Afif seized the lead on the fifth lap, closely followed by John Emerson Inguito from 4S1M EVO YAMAHA Racing Team and Adytya. However, Fahmi reclaimed the top spot on the sixth lap, setting the stage for a nail-biting finale.

As the riders approached the final lap, Wahyu Aji Trilaksana of RACETECH SIXTY Racing Team surged ahead, battling fiercely with Adytya and Peerapong Luiboonpeng of One For All for the lead. In a dramatic twist of events, Afif emerged victorious after a thrilling sprint to the finish line, clinching the top spot with the total time of 16’26:732s.

Afif expressed, “I want to express my gratitude to my team for their hard work and dedication throughout the weekend. Despite the challenges faced at the start of the season. Afif remained focused and determined, ultimately securing a well-deserved win in Race 2. I am grateful for the opportunity to compete and look forward to maintaining our momentum in the upcoming races.”

Second place was Nazirul Izzat Md Bahauddin of UMA Racing YAMAHA Maju Motor Asia Team clocked in at 16’26:732s.

While third place, M. Murobbil Vittoni of YAMAHA LFN HP969 INDONESIA Racing Team logged in at 16’26:970s.

Top 5 Fastest – Race 2

  1. Ahmad Afif Amran (PitsBike OneWay JRT Tech2 Racing Team) – 16’26:732s
  2. Nazirul Izzat Md Bahauddin (UMA Racing YAMAHA Maju Motor Asia Team) – 16’26:926s
  3. M. Murobbil Vittoni (YAMAHA LFN HP969 INDONESIA Racing Team) – 16’26:970s
  4. Md Akid Aziz (PitsBike OneWay JRT Tech2 Racing Team) – 16’27:049s
  5. Peerapong Luiboonpeng (One For All) – 16’27:154s