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From the amount of newsprint and daily discussions dedicated to cricket, it is not tough to identify India’s favorite sport! Even though hockey is the official Indian sport and football enjoys a fair degree of popularity, the Indian cricket team is the most loved, often despised and debated group of players in the subcontinent. Aside from cricket, football and hockey – Indians follow lawn tennis, badminton, athletics, weightlifting and boxing. Sports like car racing and [...]

Narain Karthikeyan, India’s first Formula One driver, was born in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on January 14, 1977. Karthikeyan got hooked on to car-racing early on in life. His father and uncles were former Indian national rally champions. He went to the Elf Winfield Racing School in France to hone his skills. He competed in the Formula Vauxhall Junior Championship in Great Britain, which gave him valuable experience. In 1994, he went back to the U.K. [...]

Karun Chandhok is young and energetic formula car racers of the country. He is the first Indian driver to take part in A-1 Grand Prix. Two-time recipient of the Motor SportsMan of the Year Award, Karun Chandhok became the youngest Asian driver when he drove for India in the Asian Formula Championships in 2001. Born on 19th January 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Karun took the wheels as a teenager. He created a record by achieving [...]

Armaan Ebrahim is one of the most talented car racers of the country, he is the first Indian racer to win the Formula BMW Asian Series in 2005 at Sepang, Malaysia. He has also won the Asian Karting Open Championship in 2004 at Philippines. Armaan Ebrahim was born on 17th May, 1989 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The 18 years old became the Indian Junior Rotax Karting Champion in 2004. In the same year, he became [...]