Panaji, Oct 28 (UNI) Karam Kadam of Team TVS Bangalore stole the limelight, winning the penultimate fifth MRF National Supercross championship round at the Campal Parade ground in Goa here today.
Kadam was also adjudged the best rider of Goa leg, maintained his lead with 182 points at the end of the 5th round, followed by S C Santosh with 156 points also of TVS (Bangalore) and Yogesh Barguje (Pune) with 154 points.
Karan emerged winner in Indian Experts- Foreign- Motorcycles class group'' A'' claiming the first place in the first moto and in the second moto finished second.
In the first Moto foreign class it was TVs all the way with Santosh C S, who kept his lead till the seventh lap but at the end of the eighth lap, Santosh lost his control and fell down, Karan Kadan, who was following his team mate took the lead throughout getting past the chequered flag and clinch the first place. He was followed by Eshhan Lokhande ( Pune) and Veer Patel Baroda.
In the most awaitd Last Moto Foreign class race. It was again TVS Riders, Santosh and Karam Kadam speeding to finish first.
Santosh, who took the lead from the start this time, also did not allow Karam Kadam to get past him and remained front till the last lap getting past the chequered flag in style. Santosh was followed by his team mate Karam Kadam and Yogesh Barguje (Pune).
In the Indian Novice ''D'' Pinkesh Thakkar and Vishal Barguje both ( Pune) hogged the show clinching first and second place respectively. Arun Babu of Team TVs Bangalore finished third.
Santosh C S of TVs Bangalore won the Indian Experts group ''B'' 2 with ease Yogesh Barguje ( Pune) came second and Rustom Patel (Mumbai) finished third.
In local class, the riders from Goa Allan Sequira finished first, followed by Gordon Furtodo and Sudhir Borkar.
In Class 3-Indian Experts Group 3 it was all TVS Bangalore affair. Pramod Joshua( TVs) claimed first place, followed by Arvind K P(TVs) and Natraj R(TVs).
Following are the other results: Class 5:- Indian experts Group''B'' 1. Yogesh Borguje ( Pune), 2.Vishal Barguje( Pune), 3. Rustom Patel(Mumbai).
Class 6- Indian Experts Group''D'' 1. Pramod Joshua( TVS), 2. Arun Babu (TVs), Mohd. Zaid (TVS).
Class: 8 Intermediae class 1. Veer Patel( Baroda), 2. Eeshan Lokhande(Pune), 3. Fabio Chindhy (Pune).
The first five places at the end of 5th round Goa leg.
Karan Kadam( TVS Bangalore) 37 points, Santosh C S( TVs Bangalore) 31 points, Eeshan Lokhande( Pune) 30 points, Yogesh Barguje( Pune) 28 points and Yeer Patel( Baroda) 26 points.
The Final 6th round will be held in Bangalore on December 9.