ARRC Round 4: Honda Racing India’s Rajiv Sethu, Senthil Kumar grab points – Times of India

The penultimate round of FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) 2022 in Sepang proved to be successful for the only Indian team on the grid as Honda Racing India‘s riders bagged a total of 11 points. Rajiv Sethu found himself in the 16th place on the grid from the otherwise starting position of 14th post race 1 of round 4. However, Rajiv was able to climb up the charts and closed the race at the 11th position, claiming 5 points. After this round, he adds a total of 8 points, summing up his points tally to 32 points.
Teammate Senthil Kumar too hustled through the 8-lap race. Much like Sethu, Senthil also dropped down to the 18th place from the 16th place at the start of the race. Following in his teammate’s steps, Senthil powered through and outpaced other riders of the championship to close the race in 13th place and grabbed three points.
With a total of 3 points in Race 1 and 8 points in Race 2, the Honda Racing India team closed the Round 4 of the championship with a solid 11 points in their kitty.

Honda Racing India’s Senthil Kumar earned point in race 1 of 2022 ARRC

“Prabhu Nagaraj, Operating Officer – Brand & Communication, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India said: “We will concentrate on our gap areas and improve further. With final round scheduled next month in Buriram, I am confident that we will bounce back with stronger results.”
Honda Racing India rider Rajiv Sethu: “Yesterday when I got down on track my main focus was to analyze the areas where I lack. I am happy with my performance today as I was able to deploy all the right strategies. I rode according to my own style and comfort. I am glad to have gotten 8 points for my team and country. I hope to do my best in the final round.”
IDEMITSU Honda Racing India rider Senthil Kumar: “With each passing race, I am becoming more in sync with my machine. Today was one such day where I put all my focus and energy into giving my best performance on track. Clocking the 13th position and claiming points today bears testimony to my efforts and I am confident of better results going forward as well.”

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