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Aaroh Ravindra extends National Karting Championship Lead

Rayo Racing’s Aaroh Ravindra extended his championship lead by a mere 1 point at the end of Round 4 of the Meco FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship. The Mumbai lad kept a cool head and finished both the pre – finals and finals in 2nd position.

Earlier in the weekend, it was Bangalore racer Nirmal Umashankar from M Sport Racing who bagged pole position with a time of 54.864 ahead of Manav Sharma of BPC Racing. Aaroh could only manage third. 


Alexander Rossi wins Watkins Glen International

Alexander Rossi capped off a dominant weekend with a win on Sunday at Watkins Glen International, a beautiful 11-turn, 3.37-mile road course. While the rain held off at the historic racetrack, Rossi battled through a fuel issue and scored his first victory since the 2016 Indianapolis 500.

The 25-year-old Californian led a race-high 32 laps and drove the No. 98 NAPA Auto Parts Andretti-Herta Autosport Honda across the finish line 0.951 of a second ahead of four-time WGI winner, Scott Dixon. Rossi won the 60-lap race from pole position (the first in his IndyCar career), just two days after it was announced he would return to Andretti Autosport next season in a multi-year deal that includes NAPA.


Solid finish for Alexander Rossi at Gateway

On Saturday night, Alexander Rossi finished a strong sixth at Gateway Motorsports Park, and also moved up to seventh in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. In a weekend where the Team Penske Chevrolet’s were fastest on the short oval, Rossi and his Andretti Autosport Honda were able to run up front with the leaders throughout the evening.

The race marked the Verizon IndyCar Series' return to the St. Louis region for the first time in 14 years. A packed main grandstand cheered and remained standing for most of the 248 laps on the 1.25-mile oval.


Rayo Racing finishes 1-2 in Senior Category of National Rotax

Aaroh Ravindra from Rayo Racing continued his domination in the Senior category of the Meco FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship here at Bengaluru. The Mumbai racer finished ahead of his Rayo Racing teammate – Aanjan Patodia who put in a brilliant performance to come from last, all way up to finish second.

Earlier in the weekend, it was Faridabad’s Manav Sharma from BPC Racing who qualified on pole with a laptime of 55.384 seconds, ahead of Chennai’s Nirmal Umashankar from M Sport. Aanjan Patodia of Pune was third while National Championship leader – Aaroh Ravindra could only manage fourth with a time 55.677 seconds, thanks to the ultra-competitive grid on the top. 


Podium finish for Rossi in Pocono

Alexander Rossi led 44 laps and took home the third position at Pocono Raceway this Sunday. Starting from P6 in the ABC Supply 500, Rossi advanced quickly and was battling for the lead from the get go. The thrilling race featured 42 lead changes among 10 drivers - a Pocono race record.

"A lot went right for us today," said Rossi. "I think the Military-to-Motorsports car was strong and got right to the front from the beginning. It was our race to control from a fuel standpoint, and our NAPA Know How crew did a good job in the pits all day."


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