Team TPK48 BKMS Indonesia rider Wahyu Aji Trilaksana earned the right to park on pole position in the Underbone 130cc class as Round 5 of the 2016 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship gets underway at the Buddh International Circuit in India. The Indonesian rider who is nominally leading the South East Asian heritage class posted 2’27.911s during the SuperPole, approximately half a second faster than his closest competitor.
Joining Wahyu on the front row are Malaysian riders Ahmad Fazli Sham of Uma Yamaha Maju Motor and Mohd Amirul Ariff Musa from team T.Pro Yuzy Honda NTS with Wow. Fazli logged 2’28.667s as the second fastest competitor while Amirul was third with 2’28.890s.
“In the Underbone class, pole position doesn’t guarantee an advantage. Riders have been known to win races from the back of the grid. This is especially true on circuits like this. Attacks will be coming from every direction,” said Wahyu.