Anish D Shetty won overall in the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2021
Anish D Shetty won overall in the Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2021JK Tyres

JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2021 | Season Finale rundown

We take a look at 2021 season finale of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship

Heavy rains played spoilsport in the penultimate round of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship, but the sun was shining bright over Kari Motor Speedway as the fourth and final round of the 2021 season took place on February 27. Here’s how the championship standings looked like, following a season of intense racing.

Arya Singh won Race 2 in the LGB Formula 4 category
Arya Singh won Race 2 in the LGB Formula 4 categoryJK Tyres

LGB Formula 4

Coming into round 4, Vishnu Prasad from Chennai was leading the championship standings and he proceeded to bag the overall win in the final round of the championship, making this his 14th national title.

During the first race, it was Vishnu who took the chequered flag home, managing to hold his lead over his closest competitor Sandeep Kumar who could not finish the race. T.S. Diljith finished in second position with Balaprasath coming in third place.

In the second race, Arya Singh, along with Sandeep and Diljith were expected to give Vishnu a tough challenge, with only seven points separating the drivers in the battle for the championship. However it was Singh who finished first, with Ashwin Datta and Vishnu Prasad finishing in second and third position respectively. This gave Vishnu enough of a lead to bag the championship.

Royal Enfield Continental GT Cup

In Round 3 of the Continental GT Cup, Anish D Shetty was a force to be reckoned with, having bagged a total of 50 points after the first three rounds. Allwin Xavier trailed behind Anish, having scored a total of 45 points after the first three rounds.

Meka Vidhuraj won the first race of the season finale, after a hard-fought battle with Anish coming in second place, while Allwin Xavier finished in third position. In Race 2, it was Allwin who finished in first position with Meka Vidhuraj coming in second place and Anish finishing third. But thanks to his impressive performance throughout the season, it was Anish who went on to clinch the overall championship title.

Jaden Pariat won both races of the Novice Cup category
Jaden Pariat won both races of the Novice Cup categoryJK Tyres

JK Tyre Novice Cup 2021 category

After three rounds, Ruhaan Alva was leading the championship with 80 points, while his closest challenger Jaden Pariat was lagging behind by 24 points. Jaden posted wins in both races of Round 4. “The start was a tough moment so I just focused. With the winner cup in hand, I look forward to race in F4 now,” said Jaden, ecstatic about his performance.

Ruhaan Alva went on to claim the overall championship in Round 4 with 98 points. On winning his Championship title, Ruhaan said, “It’s been a tough fight with the competition constantly improving. Covid has had a big impact on my preparation but am happy to complete on the top. My ultimate aim is to get into F1.”

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