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Narain Karthikeyan

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. [...]