The FIM Asia Road Racing Championship 2018 brought victory in the UB150 race for Md Izzat Zaidi, with the RCB Yamaha YY Pang Racing rider being joined on the podium by Md Helmi Azman and Wahyu Aji Trilaksana.
The championship was held for the first time at The Bend Motorsport Park in Adelaide, Australia. The total length of the track is 4.949km with 18 turns (clockwise).
Starting at the fifth position, the 23-year old Md Izzat Zaidi sprinted to the finish line first in 16'23.831s after creating the fastest lap record for UB150 class, 2'18.350s during the final lap.
After winning the ARRC Round 2 Race 1, Md Izzat Zaidi is currently leading the UB150 championship standings with 58 points, followed by Md Helmi Azman, 56 points, and Wahyu Aji Trilaksana, 36 points.
Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin mengenepikan saingan sengit pelumba lain untuk menjuarai pusingan pembukaan kategori CP115 dalam Kejuaraan Cub Prix AAM Malaysia Petronas 2018 di Litar Tangkak semalam.
Pelumba Motul Zeneos Yamaha YY Pang menjuarai perlumbaan meninggalkan Syukran Aizat dari Petronas Sprinta Yamaha - CKJ di tempat kedua dan pemenang ketiga, Haziq Md Fairues (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha Maju Motor).
Amirul menganggap kemenangan itu akan menguatkan tekadnya untuk terus mengekalkan prestasi cemerlang dalam pusingan seterusnya selepas ini.
Amirul bermula dari barisan depan dan mendahului sehingga garisan penamat dalam perlumbaan 15 pusingan itu.
Beliau berterima kasih kepada pasukannya yang bekerja keras menyediakan jentera terbaik untuknya berjaya dalam perlumbaan itu.
Sementara itu, rakan sepasukannya, Md Fareez Afeez juga berjaya mendapat tempat ke-4 dalam pusingan pembukaan ini dan pasukan Motul Zeneos Yamaha YY Pang kini mendahului pasukan-pasukan lain dalam Anugerah Berpasukan Keseluruhan CP115.
Motul Zeneos Yamaha YY Pang Racing Team is proud to announce and welcome Cinta Motor (M) Sdn Bhd with their brand IKK as an Official Co-Sponsor for the team in season 2018.
IKK has been producing high performance engine parts such as racing crankshafts and transmission gear for motorcycle. Its products are made from uncompromised finest material for maximum durability.
Joining YY Pang Racing Team will be the starting grid for IKK to further expose and showcase to the the Malaysia and South East Asia's fans the excellence of their products.
Motul Zeneos Yamaha YY Pang Racing Team welcomes BRISK SPARK PLUGS as our new co-sponsor and technical partner for the 2018 season.
Brisk offers the latest technology in spark plug design and performance that can help to improve the engine performance and fuel economy. We are very confident that with the presence of BRISK, it will strengthen our competitiveness in the championship.
Choosing YY Pang Racing Team will help to expose and showcase the excellence of BRISK's products to the Malaysian motor enthusiast and also the South East Asia's fans .
For more information about BRISK, please visit http://www.brisk.com.my/
In the Underbone 150cc category, RCB Yamaha YY Pang rider Mohd Izzat Zaidi inherited a surprise win when the three leading riders crashed out ahead of him at the infamous Chang International Circuit last corner.
Adroitly sidestepping the carnage, a delighted Izzat sprinted to the finish line in 16’40.311s followed by Mohd Affendi Rosli in second place and Wahyu Aji Trilaksana in third.
However, both Affendi and Wahyu will be facing penalties in the form of a 3-point championship points deduction for unsporting behavior in Race 1.
Defending champion Mohd Akid Aziz finished out of podium position in fourth place followed by polesitter Mohd Helmi Azman.
Seasoned underbone riders Amirul Ariff Musa and Ahmad Fazli Sham were sixth and seventh respectively. Indonesian youngster Syahrul Amin came in eighth. Mohd Haiekal Akmalwas ninth. Most impressive was first-time competitor Huynh Minh Sang, a Uma Racing Yamaha Maju Motor Asia Team wildcard from Vietnam.
Source from http://www.asiaroadracing.com/izzats-delight/
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