MRF National Supercross opener in Ernakulam

The championship, a six-leg series for two-wheelers that also runs through Coimbatore, Jaipur, Indore, Nasik and Goa, will have competitions in nine categories including the glamorous foreign open class.

Many top riders, including defending champion Harith Noah, C.D. Jinan, Ragved Barguje are expected in the event which will have the qualifying rounds on Saturday and the main rounds on Sunday morning.   -  THE HINDU PHOTO ARCHIVES

The opening round of the MRF MoGrip National Supercross Championship will be held near the CIAL Convention Centre, Nedumbassery, on January 13 and 14.

The championship, a six-leg series for two-wheelers that also runs through Coimbatore, Jaipur, Indore, Nasik and Goa, will have competitions in nine categories including the glamorous foreign open class.

Many top riders, including defending champion Harith Noah, C.D. Jinan, Ragved Barguje are expected in the event which will have the qualifying rounds on Saturday and the main rounds on Sunday morning.

The Supercross National, organised by Pune’s Godspeed Racing, will be the highlight of the Pete’s Festival of Speed which will be held at the CIAL Convention Centre this weekend.

The Popular Autocross, which has the backing of Popular Automobiles, will be another major event at the Festival of Speed (FoS) and many top drivers are expected in this four-wheeler event.

A supercar show, with some of the world’s most glamorous cars, and an auto show are also part of the FoS.