Singh extends his lead with a win in the second Vento race

Home hero Karminder Singh took a commanding win in the second race of the Volkswagen Vento Cup weekend at the Buddh International circuit.

Sahil Gahuri having started on pole lost ground at the start of the race with Pradeep Vaidyam taking the lead from Singh.

It was another terrific start from Singh from sixth on the grid to second while Prabhanjan Paruchuri was third behind him.

Vaidyam ran fourth at initial stages with Ishaan Dodhiwala fifth, having made up two places at the start. Yesterday's winner Anindith Reddy too overtook two cars to slot at sixth.

It was not too long before Singh took the lead of the race in the second lap as Vaidyam dropped to third behind Paruchuri.

Behind them, both Dodhiwala and Reddy were running closely to challenge for the two podium places. Meanwhile, guest driver Nayan Chatterjee was having a good run at sixth midway in the race.

Singh then just had to bring it home as the fight was on for second place which Dodhiwala took it comfortably as Paruchuri completed the podium.

Reddy was fourth as Chatterjee finished a superb fifth while Bolisetti was sixth. Vaidyam, having started from the front row, finished seventh ahead of Rajeev Srivastava.

The top 10 was completed by pole stitter Gahuri at ninth and Harkishan Wadia 10th. Dodhiwala clocked the fastest lap of the race with a time of 2m32.382s.

The sister duo of Neha Dabas and Ris Dabas 15th and 16th.

Position

Competitors

Total Time

 1

Karminder Singh

20m19.607s

 2

Ishaan Dodhiwala

3.226s

 3

Prabhanj Paruchuri

5.925s

 4

Anindith Reddy

6.223s

 5

Nayan Chatterjee

7.346s

 6

Sailesh Bolisetti

8.855s

Pradeep Rao Vaidyam

12.250s

Ravjeev Srivastava

19.296s

Sahul Gahuri

29.387s

10 

Harkishan Wadia

39.863s

11 

Rithvik Thomas

40.038s

12 

Pratik Sonawane

42.042s

13 

Amit Patil

48.899s

14 

Amit Mete

51.776s

15 

Neha Dabas

52.655s

16 

Ria Dabas

55.282s

17 

Amit Kokate

1m11.122s

18 

Raghav Sharma

3 laps

19

Chewang Lama

2 laps

 

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Series Touring
Event Vento Cup: Greater Noida
Track Buddh International Circuit
Article type Race report