Bolisetti takes first pole of the season

Vizag-based driver Sailesh Bolisetti clinched pole for race one in the 2015 Volkswagen Vento Cup as Saturday action got underway at Kari Motor Speedway.

The first pole of the season went to Bolisetti as he beat Anindith Reddy by seven thousandanth of a second with a time of 1m13.950s.

It was a close qualifying battle as the the top nine were separated by less than a second with 21 drivers having the same goal of ending on top.

Ishaan Dodhiwala slotted in at third while Sidharth Balasundram was fourth with the top four finishing within half a second of each other.

Karminder Singh took fifth while Rajeev Srivastav was sixth, Pradeep Rao Vadiyam seventh, Vigneshvar Devarajan eighth, Prabhanjan Paruchuri ninth and Raghav Sharma completed the top 10.

The sister duo of Neha Dabas and Ria Dabas were 20th and 21st respectively but both improved from their time from yesterday.

Full Qualifying Result:

Pos Driver Time/Gap
1 Sailesh Bolisetti 1m13.950s
2 Anindith Reddy 0.007s
3 Ishaan Dodhiwala 0.444s
4 Sidharth Balasundaram 0.743s
5 Karminder Singh 0.772s
6 Rajeev Srivastava 0.817s
7 Pradeep Rao Vaidyam 0.863s
8 Vigneshvar Devarajan 0.917s
9 Prabhanjan Paruchuri 0.934s
10 Raghav Sharma 1.616s
11 Sahil Gahuri 1.792s
12 Amit Mete 2.153s
13 Pratik Sonawane 2.573s
14 Harkishan Wadia 2.602s
15 Chewang Lama 2.642s
16 Paarth Wadia 2.741s
17 Amit Patil 2.742s
18 Amit Kokate 3.163s
19 Rithvik Thomas 3.235s
20 Neha Dabas 3.989s
21 Ria Dabas 4.154s
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Series Touring
Event Vento Cup: Coimbatore
Sub-event Saturday qualifying
Track Kari Motor Speedway
Article type Qualifying report