Sarath Kumar becomes the first Indian to register a podium finish at Honda Asia Dream Cup

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014 - 12:57pm IST

Graduated from HMSI’s domestic one-make series.

Honda’s Asia Dream Cup is an intense 6-round motorcycle racing championship where 18 racers from 10 countries across Asia come together to race their modified Honda CBR250Rs on international racing circuits in Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Qatar.

Sarath Kumar at Honda Asia Dream Cup 2014
Sarath Kumar and his fellow Indian participants of the Asia Dream Cup graduated from Honda India’s one-make series.

This year, Indian Sarath Kumar made us all proud by scoring a podium position. In the final round that took place at the Losial International Circut at Qatar, the 22 year-old Chennai rider finished second, with a fastest lap timing of 2.32.56.

Sarath and his fellow Indian riders, Sumit Lucas Toppo (finished 8th overall in the championship) and Arunagiri Prabhu (17th in the championship table) have risen to the Honda Asia Dream Cup through their strong performance in the local Honda One Make races that the Japanese company organizes to promote and find new talent in the country.

Sarath Kumar at Honda Asia Dream Cup 2014 podium
Sarath becomes the first Indian to claim a podium finish at the championship which was participated by riders from 10 Asian countries.

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Sarath Kumar is the current National Champion in Honda’s One Make Championship as well.

More details and quotes can be found in the press release embedded below the gallery.

Sarath Kumar’s 2015 Honda Asia Dream Cup campaign – Image Gallery

Sarath Kumar scores podium in Honda Asia Dream Cup – Press Release

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