CHENNAI, Feb. 11 -- Briton Jamie Chadwick scripted history by becoming the first woman to win the MRF Challenge title in seven seasons, signing off the third and final round of the 2018-19 season with a triple crown, including two back-toback wins, on Sunday.

The 20-year-old, who won three of the five races in the previous round in Bahrain, withstood a long day and 58 laps by winning two races with Finland's Patrick Pasma taking the honours in the other at the Madras Motor Race Track here.

Chadwick ended the MRF Formula 2000 championship with 280 points, including two bonus points for the fastest lap in the last race. Belgian Max Defourny, who went into the final round with an 18-point advantage, failed to consolidate and ended up with 24...