Zaqhwan shines in opening race


PETALING JAYA: Months of inactivity have not blunted Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi’s ability to put on a commanding performance in the season opener of the Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSBK). The 21-year-old Boon Siew Honda Racing Team rider led from pole to claim Race 1 of the MSBK1000 class with a time of 21:36.493 in the 10-lap race at the Sepang International Circuit yesterday.

“My team and I are very pleased to find our 2019 Honda CBR1000 RR still in winning condition. This is working out to be a great weekend for us, with plenty of mileage for me on the track,” said Zaqhwan.

RACE 1 RESULTS

(Top three)

MSBK1000: 1. Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi (Boon Siew Honda Racing Team) 21:36.493, 2. Mohd Farid Badrul Hisam (Horizon Racing Team) 21:55.549, 3. Ahmad Daniel Haiqal (MME Racing Team Malaysia) 22:01.244.

MSBK600: 1. Mohd Ibrahim Mohd Norrodin (SIC Racing Team) 21:59.928, 2. Azroy Hakeem Anuar (Boon Siew Honda Racing Team) 22:04.207, 3. Mohd Helmi Azman (Hi-Rev SCK Honda Racing) 22:20.190.

MSBK250: 1. Mohd Idlan Hakimi Raduan (Boon Siew Honda Racing Team) 20:14.763, 2. Mohd Danial Syahmi Shahril (SIC Racing Team) 20:14.873, 3. Mohd Izam Ikmal (Hi-Rev SCK Honda Racing Team) 20:15.537.

MSBK150: 1. Ahmad Fazrul Sham (Cardinal Racing Team) 15:47.583, 2. Mohd Haziq Mohd Fairues (UMA Racing Yamaha Maju Motor Asia Team) 15:47.998, 3. Mohd Iqbal Amri Abdul Malek (Cardinal Racing Team) 15:48.004.

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