TVS Racing riders stole the limelight in the Gulf Dirt Track Racing Championship in Jodhpur on Sunday.Led by strong performances from Bangalore riders H K Pradeep, Pramod Joshua and R Natraj, TVS Racing cornered the glory in what was the opening round of the FMSCI National Championship.
After H H Sri Gaj Singhji flagged off the event at 10 in the morning, the abovementioned trio, all astride TVS 250 FX, produced an awesome display of riding to win the glamour classes.
The popular Gulf Cup Dirt Track racing series, which has been accorded National status by the FMSCI this year, had thrills galore as 103 riders went through the exercise of high speed racing.
Pradeep, Joshua and Natraj, all seasoned riders and past champions in previous Gulf Dirt Track races, were engaged in a rousing battle in the two races for Foreign Motorcycles 250cc 2 and 4-stroke. In the end, after neck-and-next racing over the many hairpin bends on the specially-laid out course, it was
Pradeep’s carefree riding that got the better of his TVS teammates. Both Joshua and Natraj had to settle for second and third places respectively in both the races.