Based on the road-going TVS Apache RR 310, the race bike made its debut for the season on the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia, clocking a prime velocity of 201.2 kmph and is the primary Indian motorbike to cross the 200 kmph mark on the observe.
The first-ever spherical of the TVS Asia One Make Championship came about this weekend and the homegrown two-wheeler maker’s first international championship will see contributors journey the Apache RR 310 OMC race bike. Based on the road-going TVS Apache RR 310, the race bike made its debut for the season on the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, clocking a prime velocity of 201.2 kmph. In the method, it turned the primary Indian motorbike to cross the 200 kmph mark on the circuit. Developed by the corporate’s motorsport arm, TVS Racing, the one-make championship will see 16 contributors journey the race-spec bikes over 4 rounds.
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Commenting on the achievement, Vimal Sumbly, Head – Premium Business, TVS Motor Company, mentioned, “We are constantly exciting this segment by democratizing racing through initiatives like the TVS One-Make Championship and Apache Racing Experience. These initiatives give enthusiastic riders a platform to hone their skills and prove their mettle. It is also a means for us to push the technological and engineering limits of the TVS Apache series through our “Track to Road” philosophy, thus increasing the performance and fun quotient. The results of these initiatives are visible as TVS Apache has become the fastest growing brand in its segment.”
TVS says the Apache RR 310 Asia OMC race bike has been designed and engineered from the bottom up. It has acquired complete upgrades for enhanced racetrack efficiency. The 312 cc DOHC, four-valve, liquid-cooled engine develops 38 per cent extra energy than the road-going Apache RR 310s 34 bhp, which ought to put the output to round 47 bhp. Bringing all that energy are the cast pistons, Titanium valves, and HLHD cams. There’s a RAM air consumption to spice up the highest velocity. The race-spec Apache RR 310 OMC additionally will get light-weight carbon fibre bodywork, wheels and sub-frame. The suspension set has been upgraded to adjustable models from Ohlins and is custom-built. The bike rides on Dunlop tender compound radial racing tyres.
The first race of the sequence noticed Thai rider Vorapong Malahuan take the win, adopted by Indonesia’s Decky Tiamo Aldy who recorded the quickest lap time of 2m28.477s. Australian rider Varis Felix Fleming completed third. In Race 2, Malaysian rider Muhammad Fitri Ashraf secured victory, adopted by Vorapong and Decky ending on the rostrum.
The championship additionally has three Indian riders within the type of KY Ahamed, Deepak Ravikumar and 10-time INMRC winner Jagan Kumar. It was a combined weekend for the Indian riders with KY Ahamed and Jagan Kumar ending within the prime 10 in each races. However, Deepak Ravikumar met with a crash throughout Race 2. He will probably be trying to make a grand comeback within the second spherical.
The TVS One-Make Championship will now head to the Sugo International Circuit in Japan for the second spherical with the race scheduled between August 12-14, 2022. The third and remaining rounds will probably be held in October and November respectively however the venues are but to be finalised.