2023 FIM Asia Highway Racing Championships
Spherical Three – Sugo, Japan
Asia Superbike 1000cc Race 1
Because the climate situation settled, the riders of ASB1000 have been off to a fantastic begin in Sungo, Takume main Kota Arakawa, Markus shut behind. Takume set a blistering tempo, extending his result in a second by the tip of the primary lap.
Malaysian rider Azlan Shah was making an attempt to catch up, whereas pressured by Murayama, and from P6, Kasma was selecting up velocity in a bid to shut the hole with riders forward of him.
Kota Arakawa closed in on Takume as depth constructed up, whereas Azlan managed to go teammate Markus. Kasma then discovered his well past Markus and went on to assault Azlan – placing up the within.
Kasma was on the cost and went full steam forward to overhaul Kota Arakawa. Behind, Markus picked up velocity and made it previous Azlan.
Kasma was quickly respiration down Takume’s neck and with 8 laps to go, Kasma labored his strikes from the skin to take lead. Markus in third, Haruki engaged on his technique in fourth.
Whereas Kasma went on to construct a large hole, Markus inched nearer in direction of Takume and would finally make his means into second.
With 4 laps left to run, Andi trailed Takume diligently, discovering methods to strike, discovering his well past and dashing off with two laps remaining.
The ultimate lap noticed Kasma within the lead, properly away from Markus, with Andi dropping the ultimate podium place to a tough charging Keisuke Maeda.
Kasma Daniel Kasmayudin
“At first, I didn’t really feel assured however I saved my eyes on the entrance group. I realised then that I had the potential to maneuver ahead subsequently I attempted to shut the gaps lap-by-lap. My technique labored and I’m so grateful for my first win this season. There may be one other race tomorrow and I’m preserving my fingers crossed to repeat the success.”
Lachlan Epis completed the opening race in twelfth, Ant West posting a DNF outcome.
Asia Superbike 1000 cc Race 1 Outcomes
|1||KASMA DANIEL KASMAYUDIN||MAS||29’37.392|
|4||ANDI FARID IZDIHAR||INA||+5.729|
|11||MD ZAOHWAN BIN ZAIDI||MAS||+23.691|
|15||TEO YEW JOE||MAS||2 Laps|
Asia Superbike 1000cc Race 2
The second Superbike race was a high-speed chase as soon as once more, Markus taking lead within the first lap adopted by Haruki, Takume and Azlan Shah. By the tip of lap two, these 4 riders had opened up a spot with the chasing pack.
Markus held a assured lead, Takume piling on the strain behind, onto Haruki. By the tip of lap three, Azlan was again within the pits.
The trailing troop was led by Kota Arakawa, adopted by Rei Toshima, and Kasma.
There was a sizeable hole between Takume and Kasma, nonetheless with eight laps to go, Haruki crashed into flip one, opening the trail for Kasma into third.
Luck was not on his aspect nonetheless, Kasma taking a fall at flip one, leaving Markus freed from any threats except he made a mistake.
Nearly 20-seconds behind Markus have been Andi Farid, Bin Zaidi and Arakawa, spanning second via fourth respectively.
Ant West had a greater second race, ending contained in the top-10 with a seventh place outcome, with Lachlan Epis a DNS.
Reiterberger leads the Superbike class on 118-points, Noguchi second (92), Bin Zaidi third (81). Westy is eleventh with 23-points to his identify, Lachlan Epis 14th, with 20.
“My weekend was virtually excellent aside from the second place yesterday. I used to be nonetheless proud of the result yesterday however I can’t think about a greater race than right this moment. It was actually good. I might push from the very starting as I’ve deliberate. I additionally studied the lap time from Noguchi as he was the strongest rider. I seen that I might do just a few laps very fast after which stabilise my lap time. So, I adopted via with my plan and it occurred. Once I don’t hear the sound of machine and once I seen the gaps, I relaxed just a little in order that I might preserve it collectively until the tip. Immediately, I noticed it was greater than 17s since many riders crashed too. I thank my workforce for the machine.”
Asia Superbike 1000 cc Race 2 Outcomes
|2||ANDI FARID IZDIHAR||INA||17.849|
|3||MD ZAOHWAN BIN ZAIDI||MAS||18.184|
|7||ANTHONY KEITH WEST||AUS||35.882|
|11||AZLAN SHAH KAMARUZAMAN||MAS||49.016|
|DNF||TAKUMA KUNIMINE||JPN||4 Laps|
|DNF||KASMA DANIEL KASMAYUDIN||MAS||8 Laps|
|DNF||TED YEW JOE||MAS||8 Laps|
|DNF||HARUKI NOGUCHI||JPN||9 Laps|
Asia Superbike 1000 cc Standings
|3||MD ZAQHWAN BIN ZAIDI||MAS||84|
|4||ANDI FARID IZDIHAR||INA||81|
|5||AZLAN SHAH KAMARUZAMAN||MAS||77|
|6||KASMA DANIEL KASMAYUDIN||MAS||61|
|11||ANTHONY KEITH WEST||AUS||23|
|16||TEO YEW JOE||MAS||16|
SuperSports 600 cc Race 1
The opening Supersport race noticed Keito Abe the winner, 2.782s away from Soichuro Minamimoto, with Thailand’s Nakarain Atiratphuvapat rounding out the rostrum and simply away from fourth positioned Helmi Azman.
“The race was very tough. Much more so with the moist circuit situation. I used to be scared however proper now, I had a very good feeling in regards to the scenario. I saved pushing myself till the tip. So, I’m actually proud of my achievements for the day. There may be one other race tomorrow and I wish to win it!”
It was then a small hole again to Azroy Anuar, Motoharu Ito and Yuta Date in fifth via seventh.
A way more sizeable hole was seen to the purple of the top-10, Pratama, Kaewsonthi and Rathapong.
SuperSports 600 cc Race 1 Outcomes
|4||MUHAMMAD HELM1 AZMAN||MAS||3.311|
|5||AZROY HAKEEM ANUAR||MAS||4.095|
|8||GALANG HENDRA PRATAMA||INA||12.460|
|11||AHMAD AFIF AMRAN||MAS||34.204|
|12||ANDI MUHAMMAD FADLY||INA||34.593|
|13||KHAIRUL IDHAM PAWL||MAS||36.617|
SuperSports 600 cc Race 2
The second Supersport race was a tighter fought affair for prime honours, Khairul Pawl and Keito Abe separated by simply 0.013s throughout the end line, with nothing to separate the duo.
Khairul Idham Pawl
“In the present day was a tremendous feat and I’m past grateful for the win. Yesterday, I struggled a lot with the moist situations so I attempted all out right this moment to take advantage of it. Ranging from the tenth place just isn’t simple however I attempted to shut the gaps forward of me, one-by-one. Most significantly, I used to be conscious that I can not afford to make any errors. I saved my give attention to the entrance rider and it labored very properly for me. Within the 2nd final lap, I used to be behind Keito and I do know he’s very robust on his house floor. Within the final lap, final nook, it was a really tight line so I labored on my velocity as an alternative to make sure that I might make it to the chequered flag first earlier than Keito does.”
Helmi Azman accomplished the rostrum 0.321 off the lead, however properly away from all chasing riders.
Lower than a second separated fourth via sixth, with Minamimoto, Nagao and Nishimura holding the placings.
Idham Pawl holds the Supersport standings lead, 118-points to Keito Abe’s 91, with Nakarin and Helmi Azman nipping at his heels, on 90 and 88-points respectively.
SuperSports 600 cc Race 2 Outcomes
|1||KHAIRUL IDHAM PAWL||MAS||22′ 59. 568|
|3||MUHAMMAD HELMI AZMAN||MAS||0.321|
|9||GALANG HENDRA PRATAMA||INA||11.720|
|11||MOHAMMAD ADENANTA PUTRA||INA||21.497|
|13||AHMAD AFIF AMRAN||MAS||29.581|
SuperSports 600 cc Standings
|1||KHAIRUL IDHAM PAWL||MAS||118|
|4||MUHAMMAD HELMI AZMAN||MAS||88|
|7||AZROY HAKEEM ANUAR||MAS||47|
|9||MOHAMMAD ADENANTA PUTRA||INA||35|
|10||GALANG HENDRA PRATAMA||INA||29|
|12||AHMAD AFIF AMRAN||MAS||24|
|13||ANDI MUHAMMAD FADLY||INA||21|
Asia Manufacturing 250 cc Race 1
It was a no-shocker within the Asia Manufacturing 250cc when Rheza Danica Ahrens of the ASTRA HONDA RACING TEAM charged in direction of the chequered flag properly forward of the remainder of the sphere for a powerful win in Race 1.
Rheza Danica Ahrens
“After the observe periods yesterday, we now have achieved fairly a very good lap time so we have been conscious of our strengths and the capacities of the machine. Throughout the race, I used to be in a position to handle my rhythm properly and I averted making errors on every lap. I do know that Muklada was proper behind me at every lap however I saved my give attention to creating some hole in direction of the previous couple of laps. For the remaining rounds of the season, I purpose to provide my finest shot despite the fact that there have been some modifications after the RPM lower. It positively would require extra work however I’ll do my finest.”
The ultimate podium positions have been tougher fought, with Muklada Sarapuech and Veda Pratama separated by 0.06s throughout the end line, Muklada popping out on prime.
Herjun Firdaus and Toreoottullah rounded our the highest 5, marking 4 Indonesian riders within the prime 5.
Asia Manufacturing 250 cc Race 1 Outcomes
|1||RHEZA DANICA AHRENS||INA||19′ 58. 348|
|3||VEDA EGA PRATAMA||INA||2.108|
|4||HERJUN ATNA FIRDAUS||INA||2.996|
|5||MUHAMMAD FAEROZI TOREOOTTULLAH||INA||9.315|
|11||MUHAMMAD IDLAN HAOIMI||MAS||40.767|
|13||CAO VIET NAM||VIE||45.589|
|15||MUHAMMAD IRFAN HAYKHAL||MAS||46.670|
|18||KAVIN SAMAAR OUINTAL||IND||54.611|
|19||LIU CHUN MEI||TPE||1′ 03. 473|
|20||YOSHIHIRO TOYOHARA||JPN||1′ 10. 760|
|21||NGUYEN DUC THANH||VIE||1′ 10. 780|
|22||LEONG NANG TSE||HKG||1′ 35. 383|
|23||AIKI IYOSHI||JPN||1 Lap|
Asia Manufacturing 250 cc Race 2
In an unlucky accident, the battle between the trio of ASTRA HONDA riders for one of the best place resulted in Veda rubbing in opposition to Rheza, inflicting the chief and Irfan to crash.
Herjun took the chance to assert the win, forward of Aiki Iyoshi of Motul Sniper Guide Tech Racing Staff who was trailing behind. Teammate, Veda who had averted the autumn took the ultimate spot.
Herjun Atna Firdaus
“I completed 4th in Race 1 however as quickly as that was over, we analysed the result intently and made some fine-tuning on the settings. Throughout the heat up earlier, we had a optimistic outcome. For this race, my machine was in an ideal situation however there are three extra rounds to go after this so there may be a variety of work that must be accomplished. I hope to win the championship so let’s see how that goes!”
Ahrens leads the standings on 122-points, Pratama the runner-up for now on 100, with Firdaus only a level off on 99.
Asia Manufacturing 250 cc Race 2 Outcomes
|1||HERJUN ATNA FIRDAUS||INA||20′ 00. 053|
|3||VEDA EGA PRATAMA||INA||1.682|
|5||RHEZA DANICA AHRENS||INA||15.775|
|6||CAO VIET NAM||VIE||17.689|
|8||KAVIN SAMAAR QUINTAL||IND||24.664|
|13||MUHAMMAD IRFAN HAYKHAL||MAS||42.194|
|14||LIU CHUN MEI||TPE||47.204|
|16||LEONG NANG TSE||HKG||1′ 17.405|
|17||THANAT LAOONGPLIO||THA||1′ 25. 058|
Asia Manufacturing 250 cc Standings
|1||RHEZA DANICA AHRENS||INA||122|
|2||VEDA EGA PRATAMA||INA||100|
|3||HERJUN ATNA FIRDAUS||INA||99|
|8||CAO VIET NAM||VIE||45|
|9||MUHAMMAD IRFAN HAYKHAL||MAS||39|
|10||MUHAMMAD FAEROZI TOREQOTTULLAH||INA||33|
|15||MUHAMMAD IDLAN HAQIMI||MAS||22|
|16||KAVIN SAMAAR QUINTAL||IND||16|
|19||LIU CHUN MEI||TPE||8|
|21||MUHAMAD ALIEF ADAMSYAH||INA||4|
|23||LI RUIE YUN||TPE||2|
Underbone 150 cc Race 1
The opening Underbone race was tight fought, with the highest 9 riders separated by 0.665-seconds.
The main duo of Izzat Bahauddin and Aji Trilaksana crossed the road in first and second, simply 0.095s between the 2.
Nazirul Izzat Md Bahauddin
“I’m actually grateful for the win right this moment. Throughout the race earlier, everybody was at their finest. It was an enormous battle amongst all of us. I stayed centered and tried to get forward. I utilised the methods to make sure that I stayed among the many entrance troop. As a rider with a teammate, I at all times attempt to assist out in whichever means I might and the signal language earlier was a sign to him to strategise.”
Third via ninth have been just a little extra distant, ranging from 0.531 off the lead, right down to that 0.665s. Wardhana took the ultimate podium place forward of Vittoni, Wello, Mauricio, Rofa, Inguito and Fairues.
Underbone 150 cc Race 1 Outcomes
|1||NAZIRUL IZZAT MD BAHAUDDIN||MAS||18′ 03. 880|
|2||WAHYU AJI TRILAKSANA||INA||0.095|
|3||GUPITA KRESNA WARDHANA||INA||0.531|
|4||M. MUROBBIL VITTONI||INA||0.532|
|6||GIAN CARLO MAURICIO||PHI||0.613|
|7||MD HAFIZA ROFA||MAS||0.620|
|8||JOHN EMERSON INGUITO||PHI||0.641|
|9||MD HAZIO MD FAIRUES||MAS||0.665|
|11||MD SHAF10 RASOL||MAS||1.282|
|12||MD IZAM IKMAL||MAS||2.760|
|13||AHMAD FAZRUL SHAM||MAS||2.810|
|15||DIMAS JULI ATMOKO||INA||2.850|
|16||MD IZZAT ZAIDI||MAS||17.594|
|17||NGUYEN ANH TUAN||VIE||17.600|
|18||MD HAZIO MD HAMDAN||MAS||21.691|
|19||MD SHAHROL SYAZRAS||MAS||21.882|
|22||ARASH TSUNAMI KAMARUDIN||MAS||56.627|
|23||NGUYEN HUU TRI||VIE||1′ 07. 876|
|24||AHMAD FAZLI SHAM||MAS||1 Lap|
Underbone 150 cc Race 2
Race two of the Underbone class was even fighter fought, simply 0.198s separating the highest 4, Inguito claiming the win forward of Bahauddin and Wardhana. Vittoni needed to accept fourth, a tenth of a second off a podium inserting.
John Emerson Inguito
“I’m extraordinarily proud of my achievement right this moment. It’s a dream come true for the workforce and I subsequently, I’m actually glad to have made them comfortable. UB150 has at all times been a difficult feat and everybody has a possibility to win. The race was not simple in any respect however my experiences have been key to this success right this moment. To all my Pilipino followers, supporters of 4S1M, thanks all a lot. I couldn’t have made it with out you.”
Rounding out the top-10 have been Peerapong and Izzat Zaidi, the 2 separated by 0.001s. The remainder of the highest 10 have been a lot most distant, not less than 10s off tempo and included Anh Tuan, Syazras, Thonggerdloung and Sanluang.
Main the Underbone standings is Izzat Bahauddin (91-points), from Vittoni (72), Wardhana (69) and Wawan Wello (68).
Underbone 150 cc Race 2 Outcomes
|1||JOHN EMERSON INGUITO||PHI||18′ 01. 380|
|2||NAZIRUL IZZAT MD BAHAUDDIN||MAS||0.078|
|3||GUPITA KRESNA WARDHANA||INA||0.104|
|4||M. MUROBBIL VITTONI||INA||0.198|
|6||MD IZZAT ZAIDI||MAS||0.605|
|7||NGUYEN ANH TUAN||VIE||10.839|
|8||MD SHAHROL SYAZRAS||MAS||10.886|
|11||ARASH TSUNAMI KAMARUDIN||MAS||24.916|
|12||WAHYU AJI TRILAKSANA||INA||24.940|
|13||MD HAZIO MD HAMDAN||MAS||25.598|
|14||NGUYEN HUU TRI||VIE||1′ 00. 401|
Underbone 150 cc Standings
|1||NAZIRUL IZZAT MD BAHAUDDIN||MAS||91|
|2||M. MUROBBIL VITTONI||INA||72|
|3||GUPITA KRESNA WARDHANA||INA||69|
|5||MD HAFIZA ROFA||MAS||59|
|6||MD IZZAT ZAIDI||MAS||54|
|7||MD SHAFIQ RASOL||MAS||53|
|8||WAHYU AJI TRILAKSANA||INA||38|
|9||MD HAZIQ MD FAIRUES||MAS||36|
|10||JOHN EMERSON INGUITO||PHI||36|
|11||MD IZAM IKMAL||MAS||27|
|12||MD AKID AZIZ||MAS||27|
|13||APRIL KING MASCARDO||PHI||25|
|14||MD SHAHROL SYAZRAS||MAS||25|
|17||AHMAD FAZLI SHAM||MAS||16|
|18||NGUYEN ANH TUAN||VIE||16|
|19||GIAN CARLO MAURICIO||PHI||15|
|20||DIMAS JULI ATMOKO||INA||15|
|21||AHMAD FAZRUL SHAM||MAS||14|
|22||MD HAZIQ MD HAMDAN||MAS||12|
|25||MD IQBAL AMRI||MAS||5|
|26||ARASH TSUNAMI KAMARUDIN||MAS||5|
|27||MD SHAFIQ EZZARIQ||MAS||4|
|29||NGUYEN HUU TRI||VIE||2|
TVS Asia One Make Championship Race 1
Hiroki took a transparent win within the opening TVS Asia One Make race, virtually six-seconds away from his nearest competitors.
“So the race was superior. I saved specializing in and monitoring the riders trailing me. For me, it was a straightforward feat moreover with solely 6 laps. It didn’t pressure me bodily and mentally. However, there may be one other race tomorrow and I’m actually wanting ahead to it.”
That battle went to Decky and Ramdan, who battled proper to the tip, with Decky Aldy claiming second.
Ramdam Rosli and Muzakkir Mohamed rounded out the highest 5, extra distantly.
TVS Asia One Make Championship Race 1 Outcomes
|1||HIROKI ONO||JPN||9′ 53. 668|
|2||DECKY TIARNO ALDY||INA||5.789|
|3||MD RAMDAN ROSLI||MAS||6.162|
|4||MD MUZAKKIR MOHAMED||MAS||13.073|
|6||PI YAWAT PATOOMYOS||THA||16.879|
|7||ARSYAD RUSYD I||SIN||16.984|
|12||KERWIN FINS CHANG||PHI||35.558|
|13||VORAPONG MALAHUAN||THA||1 Lap|
TVS Asia One Make Championship Race 2
Ramdan Rosli and Decky Aldy have been separated by 0.393 in Race Two, the Malaysian taking the win and shutting in on the standings lead because of this.
Fugo Tanaka accomplished the rostrum in third, with Vorapong Malahuan having to accept fourth. Piyawat Malahuan was fifth, narrowly beating Muzakkir throughout the end line.
“I used to be ready to place up a battle with Ono as we now have labored on our machine’s suspension. I used to be fairly assured to embrace the battle in Race 2. However sadly, he confronted some mechanical concern with the machine. Anyway, I’m very proud of the result of the race right this moment. It’s by no means a straightforward feat, moreover with my physique weight compared to different riders however once more, I’m actually grateful for this win.”
Within the Asia One Make standings, Vorapong holds the lead on 93-points, Muzakkir on 92, Decky Aldy on 88, and Ramdan Rosli on 86, making for a decent fought sequence.
TVS Asia One Make Championship Race 2 Outcomes
|1||MD RAMDAN ROSLI||MAS||16’38.545|
|2||DECKY TIARNO ALDY||INA||0.393|
|6||MD MUZAKKIR MOHAMED||MAS||6.849|
|9||MI U NAKAHARA||JPN||22.362|
TVS Asia One Make Championship Standings
|2||MD MUZAKKIR MOHAMED||MAS||92|
|3||DECKY TIARNO ALDY||INA||88|
|4||MD RAMDAN ROSLI||MAS||86|
|10||KERWIN EINS CHANG||PHI||35|