Thrissur native national rider Saijith E.S quits from ‘TVS factory’ racing team and rejoins with the team ‘Workshop13’ to compete in the 2017 season of MRF racing FMSCI india National supercross championship. Saijith will be riding kawasaki KX250f motocross machine for the season ahead in 2017.
A travel as a local boy from Avinnissery Panchayat of thrissur, Kerala to National supercross mx rider, it does not take much time for Saijith Earath Sathyasheelan a.k.a Saijith E.S to establish himself as a professional supercross rider.
Saijith started his bike racing career in the year of 2012 participating in a local racing event happened in his hometown. Right from the start of his career, he was riding in the racing team ‘workshop13’. ‘thirteen’ trained and supported the rider to improve the skills and techniques for main stream competitions that happened mostly in the south of the country.
Rider profile- https://www.facebook.com/Saijith-ES-974277026026623/
In 2015, while he was riding under ‘workshop13’, Saijith was selected in the ‘TVS factory Team’ seeing his talent and skill in riding dirt bikes. He was chosen to compete in the class of Novice and Indian expert riders named as GROUP-C class (bikes having both engine and chassis of Indian origin) for the 2015 season. Saijith performed well throughout the season overpowering the experience of a rookie in the national championship.
The 2016 supercross season started in ‘TVS factory Team’ with an injury of ACL tear in one of the ligament in the knee in the first round of the championship itself. Although Saijith decided to complete the rest of the 5 rounds in the championship with the injured leg and had podium coming in some of the rounds .
Now in 2017, after the full recovery of the injury of the rider, racing team ‘worksop13’ decided to have rider Saijith E.S back in the team after 2 years for competing in the highest class in the national supercross championship. He will be racing in the class of GROUP-A (bike having both engine & chassis of foreign origin) as the ‘thirteen’ will be providing kawasaki kx250f as well as training program in the year of 2017.
Seing the inate skill within Saijith, Rajesh Rajan, who is a United Arab Emirates(UAE) resident as well an ardent motorsport supporter backs Saijith throughtout the past years in every manner.
According to ‘workshop13’, joining the team will help the rider to uplift his career as he will be competing among the most talented supercross riders of the country. The team include saying that Saijith is a rider whose skills and techniques which is a perfect match for the GROUP-A bike other than the GROUP-C bike.
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