In­dian Mo­tor sport

Af­ter an un­beat­able three rounds in Ko­vai, Joseph Matthew fal­tered in the fi­nal but still­took home the tro­phy

Bike India - - CONTENTS - RE­PORT: JOSHUA VARGH­ESE PHO­TOG­RA­PHY: JK TYRE MO­TOR­SPORT

“Flaw­less” is the word to de­scribe Joseph Matthew’s (Chen­nai) run thus far in the 2018 suzuki Gixxer Cup. hav­ing won all the races dur­ing this sea­son, he was the favourite go­ing into the fi­nal round at the Buddh in­ter­na­tional Cir­cuit (BiC) with 60 points to his credit. On his tail but pos­ing no real threat were syed Muza­m­mil ali (Bengaluru) and Mal­sawm­dawngliana (aizawl) with 41 and 37 points re­spec­tively. syed stood a chance of be­com­ing cham­pion if Joseph picked up no points over the week­end and that was not likely to hap­pen. turns out fate had other plans be­cause the cham­pion did not earn any points at all. in­trigued? Read on

Race One

the week­end looked promis­ing for Joseph, the de­fend­ing cham­pion. he man­aged to land pole po­si­tion in front of a mixed grid that had rac­ers from

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