Home > Sport > Other Sports
Sunday February 3, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday April 17, 2013 MYT 1:23:07 AM
PETALING JAYA: Former KBS Speedway rider Muhammad Yusof Omar and his AHM LMC Repsol Racing Team took top honours in Round 8 of the KBS-MAM Kapcai Endurance National Championship in Kuala Terengganu.
The series will now culminate with the Grand Finals at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) in three weeks’ time.
Partnering Shaiful Nizam Azal on a Yamaha LC machine, the 24-year-old bicycle mechanic from Kajang completed 131 laps around the 700m PSM Go-Kart Track in a race that was cut short to 1 hour 38 minutes after one of the competitors crashed into the gantry and cut the timing cords.
Competing in Class 3 for bikes under 150cc in a combined race scheduled for two hours, the two-man team even upstaged riders competing in the the Open class which was won by Wa Motor Racing. Their professional riders only managed 130 laps.
“I’m so happy ... this is so far my biggest achievement in motor racing; having competed in the National Speedway National Championship in 2009 and in the cub prix championship in the privateer category.
“We’re really looking forward to the Grand Finals in Sepang next (Feb 24), it’s going to be very challenging; but we aim to surprise our rivals – just like we did today,” said Yusof, whose priority will be to build up his fitness level.
“We race for two hours and it’s already very, very hard. Imagine doing it for four hours around the Sepang Circuit. It’s going to be very challenging.”
The top winners at the Grand Finals will earn automatic slots to compete in the prestigious SIC Ninja 250 Cup, which opens the door for selection to ride at the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix on a wild card ticket.
Class 1: 1. Pro Test Motorsport 1 112 laps, 2.
Pro Test Motorsport 2 99, 3. Chemplak Motor 78.
Class 2: 1. Lyhin Motorsport 123 laps, 2. WJJ
Motorsport 123, 3. KMW Club 2 115.
Class 3: 1. AMC LMC Repsol Racing Team
1 131 laps, 2. PMC Motorsport 1 125, 3. DMS
Open Class: 1. Wa Motor Racing 130 laps,
2. Keluarga 69 114, 3. AHM LMC Repsol Racing
Team 2 58.
Tags / Keywords:
Others, Sport, Sport, sepang, motorsports, kapchai
Friends told me not to 'come out' while playing - Hitzlsperger
Sea Keong's risky business pays off
Vettel says he will defy team orders again to win
Hoddle rules out Spurs return and hits back at Sherwood
Olympic great Phelps rules out comeback
Nyman finds Val Gardena to his taste again
Southeast Asian Olympics possible after IOC reforms
Alpine skiing - Vonn's stunning revival continues
Scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014
Ladies, time to stand up and fight for your man
Looking out for your ears
Ming dynasty treasures on display at a museum in Britain
Spa Village Pangkor Laut wins “Men’s Spa of the Year”
The top tech trends for 2015
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)