Asia Road Racing Championship Round 7 Grand Finale is held at Chang International Circuit, Thailand.
SS600Helmi bin Azman11位
SS600Azroy Hakeem Anuar5位
Azroy gets 5th position
It is very windy during Free Practice 1 and 2. Which cause the riders very hard to control consistent pace for the Laptimes.
There are some changes on Azroy’s machine in Free Practice 2 as Team are trying their best for the new suspension setup where it makes the bike more stability. In Free Practice 3, team have change back to the usual setting as he couldn’t get good feeling.
Helmi keep improving session by session and tries to follow Azroy as guidance.
After changing back the suspension settings for Azroy’s machine, his comfort for the bike is back. During Qualifying, his laptime keep improving and clocks in 1:40.143s which makes him 5th position while Helmi in 11th for the race grid position.
SS600Helmi bin Azman10/9位
SS600Azroy Hakeem Anuar5/6位
Azroy gets 5th in race1
Azroy had a great start in Race1 which he enters first corner in 3rd position and tries to break with the top group but in the second lap in turn4 he over-shorted which makes him down position to 5th position. He tries to keep up the pace in the second group so that they could over-take the 4th position rider. For the final lap, he was fighting for 5th position but nearly low- sided in turn7 which makes him finish the race in 7th position. Helmi in 10th position.
On Qualifying, after some adjustment have been made for Azroy’s suspension settings. Azroy clock-in with the time 1:39.641s.
In Race 2, Azroy was overtaking with Andi and Javier in the second group which makes them separated from the front group. In the 12 laps, last corner Azroy tries to out-brake Andi but during exit corner his speed was not enough. Azroy finish the race in 6th position and Helmi finishes the race 2 position ahead with 9th position.
Team will try our best again next season.
Muhammad Helmi Azman
Free practice and qualify
For today combine practices, I feel very good. I have improved my laptimes session by session. I will try to do my best for tomorrow Qualifying and Race 1.
In the morning, I try very hard to improve my laptime but that was not enough for me as it was 2secs gap and finishes in 11th position. During Race1, I had a good start but I struggle with my tires. Slowly by slowly I try get use to the rhythm and finishes the race in 10th position. I will try my best for tomorrow Race 2.
Warm-Up session bike feeling was good for me and try to keep the rhythm. I followed the front group but crashed. Race 2 I had a good start, in the few laps I make mistakes in turn 3. Thank you very much to MuSASHi Boon Siew Honda Racing Team for the support this year. I know my performance was not really this year. I will come back better next year.
Azroy Hakeem Anuar
Free practice and qualify
I am quite happy with today’s result as my laptime was better than ARRC Round 3. My motivation for FP3 is high but after change the sprocket and chain setting have change. I was not so comfortable with the bike. I will do my best for tomorrow Race 1.
Race was not satisfied as I start in 5th to 3rd position and expected to be in the front group but I make a mistake which I brake too much in fourth corner in the second lap. Which makes me separated from the front group. In the second group there were Andi and Passawit as we overtake each other a lot. At the last lap, I nearly low-sided in turn7 and finish the race in 7th position. I will try again tomorrow Race 2.
This final race I had a slow start in the first lap and lose to 6th position to Passawit. I was fighting in the second group as first group was separated. In the last lap, I finish behind Andi. I finish in 6th position Thank you for MuSASHi Boon Siew Honda Racing Team, support and sponsors for this season 2019.