Dhruv Mohite wins Ameo Cup 2018 title; Dhruv Behl and Jeet Jhabhak win races

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Dhruv Mohite with Mr. Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsports India

The 2018 season of MMSC MRF Volkswagen Ameo Cup concluded its final round at India’s Formula 1 track – the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) – in Greater Noida today. As the action-packed day came to an end, it was Kolhapur’s Dhruv Mohite taking the top honours of the Ameo Cup 2018.

Jeet Jhabakh takes pole position in Race 2 of the final round of Ameo Cup 2018

L-R Shubhomoy Ball, Saurav Bandyopadhyay, Dhruv Mohite and Jeet Jhabakh with Mr. Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsports India

 

Today’s first race kicked off with Dhruv Mohite taking a hole shot at the first corner ahead of everyone else. However, later in the first lap itself, he had an incident with Pratik Sonawane which pushed him down the order. This gave guest driver Dhruv Behl a chance to take the lead, followed by Pratik Sonawane and Saurav Bandyopadhyay. On the last corner of the first lap, Arefeen Raafi Ahmed had an incident that cause the Safety Car to come out. Since the Arefeen’s car was stranded at the last corner, the race had to be red flagged and restarted. Shortly after the restart, Shubhomoy Ball went off the third corner that forced the Safety Car to come back in and the rest of the race was held under Safety Car. The top three drivers stayed in the same order till the chequered flag with the Safety Car going back into the pits only on the last lap.

Second race started off with Jeet in the pole position, Dhruv Mohite in the second position and Anmol Singh in the third position. On the second lap of the race Akshay Bhivshet and Tauhid Anwar spun off in the first corner bring out the Safety Car. Unlike the first race though, the Safety Car went back in after two laps and the drivers got on to race pace. On the fifth lap, Affan challenged Anmol for the third position, got past him and held his position till the last lap. Anmol didn’t give up till the end and made his move on Affan on the last lap to clinch the final spot on the podium.

With Dhruv finishing second in the race, he secured enough points to win the Ameo Cup 2018 title with a strong lead over Saurav Bandyopadhyay. The battle for the second position in the final standings was a tight one between Saurav and Jeet with Jeet having to settle in third position overall. The Junior star of the Ameo Cup 2018 was Shubhomoy Ball who showed terrific dedication throughout the season. With a gap of over 92 points in the final standings of the Junior category, it was a clear win for Shubhomoy.

 

Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2018 Round 4 Race 1:

 

Sr.No.

Name

Total Time

City

1

Dhruv Behl

7 laps

Delhi

2

Pratik Sonawane

+0.674

Pune

3

Saurav Bandyopadhyay

+2.934

Thane

4

Affan Sadat Safwan

+4.219

Chittagong

5

Siddharth Mehdiratta

+4.688

Lucknow

6

Anmol Singh Sahil

+5.168

Gaziabad

       7

Dhruv Mohite

+5.842

Kolhapur

8

Jeet Jhabakh

+6.607

Hyderabad

9

Jay Sandeep Sangharika

+8.155

Mumbai

10

Ayush Ramesh Tainwala

+9.122

Mumbai

11

Cyrus Dhabhar

+13.131

Delhi

12

Akshay P Bhivshet

+14.338

Goa

13

Renuka G

+14.848

Bangalore

14

Shivani Pruthvi

+16.092

Davangere

15

H.M Tuhid Anwar

+17.484

Chennai

16

Anuranjan Velmurugan

+18.425

Chennai

17

Shubhomoy Ball

DNF

Bangalore

18

Arefeen Raafi Ahmed

DNF

Dhaka

Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2018 Round 4 Race 2 Results:

Sr.No.

Name

Total Time

City

1

Jeet Jhabakh

8 laps

Hyderabad

2

Dhruv Mohite

+0.674

Kolhapur

3

Anmol Singh Sahil

+1.639

Gaziabad

4

Affan Sadat Safwan

+2.022

Chittagong

5

Saurav Bandyopadhyay

+6.003

Thane

6

Jay Sandeep Sangharjka

+10.615

Mumbai

7

Anuranjan Velmurugan

+18.484

Chennai

8

Ayush Ramesh Tainwala

+19.820

Mumbai

9

Renuka G

+20.883

Bangalore

10

Shubhomoy Ball

+27.637

Bangalore

11

Cyrus Dhabhar

+29.542

Delhi

12

Arefeen Raafi Ahmed

+33.100

Dhaka

13

Shivani Pruthvi

+34.914

Davangere

14

Dhruv Behl

7 laps

Delhi

15

Pratik Sonawane

DNF

Pune

16

Siddharth Mehdiratta

DNF

Lucknow

17

Akshay P Bhivsheti

DNF

Goa

18

H.M Tuhid Anwar

DNF

Chennai

 

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