Meanwhile, 12 riders from 5 teams will wage the battle for supremacy in PS 201-300cc class. With a healthy 140 points courtesy 6 podiums including 5 wins, Anish Shetty enters the finale round with a clear upper hand and a 51 point lead over Bengaluru's racing marvel Abhishek V. with 99 points. But with double points being awarded in the last round, Aravind B. (3rd with 69 points) may just be a dark horse too.
Speaking on the final round, Prabhu Nagaraj, Vice President, Brand and Communications, Honda Motorcycle iamp; Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said "Earlier this year, Honda announced its aim of brand leadership in national championship and developing next-generation riders of world calibre through our IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup. Honda riders are on top of their game and we are all set to meet our targets. Rajiv and Sarath are 1-2 in the PS-165cc championship."
"Parallel, Anish, Abhishek and Aravind are leading PS 201-300. Despite the googly of double points in both races of the last round, we are confident of our boys' performance and consistency. The aim is Triple Crown victory in both classes. Meanwhile, youngsters are riding with passion. Our 8 young guns are now on an average 3 seconds faster on their NSF250R. Our rookie sensations in CBR150R championship are coming from all across India. The future of motorsport is bright and Honda enters the finale round with the intention to win," he added.