Sarath Kumar confirmed with Monlau Competicion
Indian rider Sarath Kumar has been confirmed to race for Monlau Competicion in the 2013 Spanish Moto3 Championship.
This was announced at the glitzy launch of sports management firm SK-Sarath69, which is promoted by renowned South Indian actor and politician, R. Sarath Kumar. SK-Sarath69 Sports Pvt. Ltd has been launched with the aim of helping and promoting young sportspersons in India.
Young rider Sarath Kumar who made his MotoGP 125cc class debut in 2011 and participated in the Italian Championship 125GP Class in 2012 with a podium finish at the historic Monza circuit, will now race in an international series for the third consecutive year. The Spanish Moto 3 Championship has been the stepping-stone for many current MotoGP riders, including Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Casey Stoner and Marc Márquez.
Sarath will be riding the Suter-Honda Moto3, a 250cc 4-stroke prototype race bike developed for the Moto3 world championship. This prototype is powered by a Honda engine.
SK-Sarath69 was founded with the intention of promoting and nurturing promising talent from India to prepare them for the rigors of international competition. The company will focus on talent from all sporting disciplines with the first project focusing on motorsports.