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16 Jun 2019, Edition - 1433, Sunday

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Six years of sway in go karting, Bengaluru lad moving to big league in Coimbatore race

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Coimbatore : After dominating in Go Karting for nearly six years with multiple national championships, a Bengaluru teenager is now moving to the big league, by participating in the most prestigious J K Tyre Formula 4 BMW-FB02 and Formula 1600 beginning here from July 6.

Bishop Cotton Boys School’s Yash Aradhya (15), crowned national champion (rookie) FLGB in his debut year at the JK Tyre National Racing Championship, has signed up for participation in the prestigious JK Tyre Formula 4 BMW-FB02, where he has been given a scholarship drive by virtue of winning various championships conducted by JK Tyres.

Yash has also signed up with JA Motorsports for participation in the MRF Formula 4: 1600 for his season 7 in 2018 under the guidance of his mentor Akbar Ebrahim and team MSport. Yash recently tested the Formula 4: 1600
here under the tutelage of Armaan Ebrahim and Aditya Patel as a preparation for the coming season.

This was the first time Yash was driving this racing machine and was quick to adapt to them. Armaan who has been mentoring Yash from his early days said in a statement.

“Yash has been part of our team from day one of his motorsport career, and our team has planned stage-wise progression for him and he has delivered so far,” Armaan says. He utilised his school holidays very well by getting himself fitter at quantum leap performance in Chennai under the guidance of Ramji Srinivasan for almost 45 days.

Ramji said “At quantum leap, we ensure that our athletes are ready for their optimum performance at any point of time, Yash is one of our students extremely focused and has been working hard with a clear focus to be the best.”

In a span of six years, Yash had 13 championship podium, 52 race podiums and 11 awards.

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