Nguyễn Ngọc Trung (centre) wins trophy of the first Việt Nam Motorkhana Championship which was held on Saturday in Hà Nội. VNA/VNS Photograph Minh QUyết
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Ngọc Trung received the primary Việt Nam Motorkhana Championship which was held on Saturday in Hà Nội.
Driving towards 13 different rivals on the Hà Nội Circuit across the Mỹ Đình Stadium, Trung topped the rostrum with a time of 2min 23.36 sec. He walked away with a prize of VNĐ50 million (US$2,200).
Phạm Quốc Huy got here second with 2:30.75 whereas title favorite Trương Nam completed third, on 2:75.85.
These drivers competed within the first class for many who have been granted a sports activities automotive racing licence by the Vietnamese Motorsport Affiliation Restricted Legal responsibility Firm (VMA LLC).
Later, Nguyễn Đăng Quang overcame Nguyễn Ngọc Quang Anh and Nguyễn Văn Khanh to take the title of the second division match for 11 drivers who’re from VMA LLC member golf equipment throughout the nation.
Athletes compete within the first-class class of the first Việt Nam Motorkhana Championship on Saturday in Hà Nội. VNA/VNS Photograph Minh Quyết
On the Saturday match, two automobiles raced at a time on an 800m monitor, that was designed to mimic the form of Việt Nam. Athletes needed to drive throughout the ‘nation’, passing three milestones of Hà Nội’s Flag Tower, Huế’s Thiên Mụ Pagoda and HCM Metropolis’s Bến Thành Market, together with different markers and stakes.
Hitting markers and stakes or going the mistaken approach incurred time penalties which had been added to the full time.
Automobiles utilized in racing are sedans, hatchbacks, CUV and SUV varieties that are regular technique of every day transportation.
After the primary profitable version, the championship which follows FIA requirements is anticipated to be organised yearly. The most effective drivers will symbolize Việt Nam on the FIA World Motorsport Video games in Europe in October.
Organisers additionally hoped that they made a powerful push for the velocity racing competitions in Việt Nam. By way of occasions, they will hunt proficient athletes whereas luring extra consideration and organising worldwide tournaments within the nation.
A driver drifts throughout his competitors on the first Việt Nam Motorkhana Championship which closed on Saturday in Hà Nội. Photograph courtesy of VMA LLC
VMA LLC has confirmed to host a stage of the Asia AutoGymkhana Championship in Hà Nội later this yr. Việt Nam may have three representatives to compete.
Motorkhanas are motorsport occasions designed to check the acceleration, braking, and dealing with of automobiles and the ability and judgment of drivers.
Motorkhana is in style in Australia and New Zealand, however related occasions are often known as Autotest within the UK, Autocross or Solo within the US, and often known as Autokhana or Gymkhana elsewhere. VNS
Athletes attend the flag ceremony previous to the Việt Nam Motorkhana Championship which closed on Saturday in Hà Nội. Pictures courtesy of VMA LLC
Racers focus on the racing monitor earlier than participating within the match.
The championship sees aggressive race by 25 athletes in two classes.
Athletes should race on a 800m monitor in a delegated space, passing three large cities’ well-known constructions, markers and stakes
A racer on the end line.