Honda’s Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi clinched his maiden CP130 title with a comfortable third place finish in Round 9 of the PETRONAS AAM Malaysian Cub Prix Championship in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan on Sunday while Mohd Affendi Rosli won the race with a brilliant performance.
It was a dream weekend for Zaqhwan after the only man who could stop him, Norizman Ismail (Harian Metro Y-TEQ SCK Honda Racing) came in eighth.
Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi excelled again as he set a scorching pace for Givi Honda Yuzy Racing in the opening practice for Round 9 of the PETRONAS AAM Malaysian Cub Prix Championship in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan on Saturday.
The runaway championship leader who needs to finish second or win tomorrow’s race to clinch the CP130 title covered the newly resurfaced 1.104 kilometre track in 49.853s ahead of Mohd Iskandar Raduan (Yamalube AHM) who posted his quickest lap in 50.533s.
The rider line-up for the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) Racing Team 2015 is now complete. This follows Sunday’s eagerly awaited announcement that Czech rider, Jakub Kornfeil, will partner Malaysian ace Zulfahmi Khairuddin in the SIC Racing Team next year.
The 21-year-old Kornfeil, who began his career at the age of six in motocross, supermoto and mini bikes, first took part in the Czech 125cc class in 2006. He went on to win the Red Bull Rookies Cup in 2009 and made his Grand Prix debut in 2010.
A close race in Moto2 of Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix sees Maverick Vinales wins the exciting race. The 2nd place is held by Mika Kallio and the 3rd position is by Esteve Rabat. With 326 points, Esteve Rabat become the early Moto2 Championship winner.