Pissay’s victory protects her overall Ladies Class lead, despite having to miss the next round.
Petronas TVS Racing had a strong showing in the third round of the Indian National Rally Championship (two-wheeler), held at Coimbatore. The 2021 champions scored wins in all four categories they participated in.
- Rajendra RE wins in Super Bike Pro Expert category
- Pissay takes crucial win in Ladies Class
- Syed Asif Ali wins in Scooters class
Rajendra RE, Imran Pasha bag wins
TVS had a total of eight podium appearances in the round, including wins in each category.
Class 1 (Super Bike Pro Expert) saw them lock out the podium entirely with their riders. Rajendra RE and Abdul Waheed Tanveer finished first and second, respectively, on the RTR 450, while Samuel Jacob rounded off the podium in third place on his RTR 200.
In Class 4 (Super Sport 260 Group), TVS snagged the top two steps of the podium with Imran Pasha and Sachin D finishing first and second, respectively, on the RTR 200. Class 8 (Group B Scooters up to 210cc) saw them repeating this, with Syed Asif Ali and Shamim Khan finishing first and second on their Ntorq SXR.
Pissay wins in Ladies Class
Reigning champion Aishwarya Pissay won all three stages in Class 7 (Group B Ladies Class), and it’s a crucial victory since she won’t be participating in the next round. This takes her overall points tally up to 50, helping her maintain her lead in the overall championship.
Pissay is now gearing up for the Baja Aragon in Spain on July 22-24.