Astra Honda Racing Team duo Rheza Danica Ahrens and Mario Suryo Aji were in dominating form as Round 2 of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship got underway at The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia.
The two Indonesian riders were quickest to adapt to the demands of the new 4.9km circuit. Rheza, the more seasoned of the two, set the pace in the Asia Production 250cc class with a swift 2’08.675s. The team’s rookie rider Mario Suryo Aji continued to impress with 2’08.724s.
Meanwhile, Thai rider Muklada Sarapuech is clearly on fire after her first win in Round 1. The AP Honda Racing Thailand rider clocked third fastest, 2’08.846s, after the first day of practice.
Yamaha Thailand Racing Team’s Anupab Sarmoon posted the fourth fastest time, 2’09.014s followed by Kawasaki rider Andy Muhammad Fadly in fifth with 2’09.535s.