Category Archives: Indians Abroad

News about Indians racing in different motorsports events abroad

Underweight Ruhaan disqualified after a creditable 12th: World Rotax Max Challenge

Portimao (Portugal), 11 Nov 2017: Ruhaan Alva, the 11-year old schoolboy from Bengaluru and representing the Birel Art India team, marked his debut in the World Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals here on Saturday with a creditable 12th place finish in the Micro Max category out of 34 starters, only to be disqualified on a technicality.… Read More »

Ruhaan Alva raring to go: World Rotax Max Challenge finale

Bengaluru, 5 Nov 2017: Schoolboy Ruhaan Alva, supported by Italian manufacturer Birel Art, will be making his debut in the World Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals commencing in the beachside town of Portimao, Portugal, from tomorrow (Monday) as 360 competitors representing 60 countries will vie for titles in various age-group categories. Ruhaan, the 11-year old from Bengaluru, who finished third… Read More »

Aravind KP part of Sherco TVS team for Dakar 2018

Bangalore, 31 October 2017: Top Indian rider Aravind KP is nominated along with two others for the Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team for the daunting Dakar Rally. Joan Pedrero from Spain will be leading the squad which also has Adrien Metge from France . The Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team has been performing strongly in all the international rallies and is aiming for a top-10 finish at Dakar 2018. Dakar… Read More »

Aditya Patel finishes the season with a bang, helps team with a double win: Blancpain GT Asia Series

Zhejiang: Twenty-nine year old Chennai racer Aditya Patel finished the seasonn with a bang with a double victory in along with teammate Gilbert in the 12th and final race of the Blancpain GT Series Asia Championship. The duo, piloting the Audi R8 LMS GT3, missed out on the overall championship title by a single point in… Read More »

Ruhaan Alva, Yash Aradhya, Aaroh Ravindra for World Rotax Grand Finale in Portugal

Bangalore, 15 Oct 2017: Ruhaan Alva (Micro Max), Yash Aradhya (Junior Max) and Aaroh Ravindra (Senior Max) will represent India in the World Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals at Portugal from November 4-11 according to sources. Portimao in Algarve will be the venue for the 16th edition where 288 of the best kart drivers in… Read More »

Lando Norris wins championship; Jehan Daruvala finishes 5th in the race

Event: 10 Hockenheim Session: Race 1 Track: Hockenheimring / DEU Pole position: Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) Race winner: Joel Eriksson (Motopark) Weather: sunny, 17.3 °C Lando Norris (Carlin) has done it, the Brit is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion. For the young talent, who is backed by the McLaren Formula 1 team, second place behind race winner Joel Eriksson… Read More »

George Russell is 2017 GP3 Series champion; Maini finishes outside points in both races

Jerez: George Russell managed to finish fifth in Race 2 and grabbed enough points to take a 50-point lead in the championship which virtually sealed his championship on Sunday morning at the Circuito de Jerez. Thus he became the 2017 GP3 Series Champion with one round remaining in the season. Meanwhile, Arjun Maini of Jenzer Motorsport… Read More »

Unexpected twist to SS600cc: Asia Road Racing

The 2017 title chase in the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship underwent another drastic change late in the season as the Madras Motor Race Track, host to Round 5, brought an unexpected twist in the championship story. In the SuperSports 600cc class, Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi reignited his title hopes with a convincing victory at the… Read More »