THE TEAM

Anil Kumar S Founder Apex Racing Academy

aniInformation Security professional by nature decided to switch career by moving into motorsports as racer and then followed up as an official in Indian National Championship.

He formed Apex Racing academy in the year 2010 with an objective of providing quality riding skills training. He is well versed with sporting and technical regulations of FMSCI and FIM. He has successfully conducted 35 academy sessions in the past 4 years.

Sameer Venugopal – Co Founder and Chief Instructor

samBy profession Sameer is software techie, by passion an avid rider and racer.

Some of Sameer’s achievements as racer :-

  •  2007 – MRF Road Racing Challenge – Champion in the RD350 class.
  •  2008 – National Champion – Indian National Road Racing Championship Group D 165cc.
  • 2008 – Champion in the Yamaha R15 championship expert class.
  • 2009 – 4th overall – National Championship, 600cc super sport category on Yamaha R6.
  • 2010 – California Superbike School Levels 1 to 4 completed.

Sreekumar Gopinathan – Superbike Instructor

ponchooRated among top most audio engineers in the country, Poncho runs an audio engineering consulting firm. He has been riding on track since early 90s on 2 stroke 150cc bikes and then upgraded himself to a Super bike. Poncho is a self learnt rider and still participates in Indian National Championship. He is well versed with FIM regulations. He will race anything with two wheels and an engine.

Poncho’s achievements as a racer :-

  • 2008 – Runner up – JK Tyre championship.
  • 2009 – Runners up – JK Tyre Championship.
  • Multiple time podium wins in the Indian National Championship.

Henna Mulleth -Instructor

hennahHenna is been in multiple National races and has been training students at the level 1 classes of Apex Racing Academy since its inception. He is an avid athlete participating in Marathon’s and other fitness programs. He is also the fitness expert at Apex Racing Academy. Henna also trains riders on communication skills with respect providing bike feedback to tuners.

Henna’s achievement :-

  • He has won multiple Drag events across the country.
  • Constantly placed in the top 10 for a number of the marathons across the country.
  • Participated in the One make categories at the Indian National championship.

Avinash Rao – Demonstrator

aviAvinash by profession is an senior Thermo Dynamics scientist and has been working for over 8 years, he has been racing for close to 7 years in various National Championships and is also involved in the research & development of bike’s for the Apex Racing Team.

Highlights of Avinash’s racing career :-

  •  Trained for 3 years from Yamaha Motor Racing, Japan.
  • Participating in Indian National Championship for over 7 years.

 

 Abhishek Vasudev – (Instructor/Demonstrator)

avishekAbhishek is a professional racer and has been racing for last 5 years, Abhishek was part of the first batch of students at Apex racing academy 2010. He is currently racing in Indian national championship. In up to 400 cc championship.
 
Abhishek’s career highlights :
  • Winner of the Indian National Rally Championship, Bangalore round in 2010.
  • 2nd Runners up at 165cc 2010 Indian National Championship.
  • 4th place in 600cc 2011 Indian National Championship.
  • Set the fastest lap time in 250cc class(2013) at Coimbatore, Kari Motor Speedway.
  • First rider to set a sub 2 minutes lap tine in debut race at MMRT, Chennai.
  • Multiple time Hill Climb Winner.
  • Runner up champion 2015- Suzuki Gixxer Cup Expert Class

Ananth Krishnan  Instructor

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