Been racing since 2006
from the past 11 years. It all started at a training program held by JK in Bangalore using the ROTAX MAX karts for the first time. He ended up winning the whole event and got the opportunity to train and race in Malaysia.
His first race was in 2004 at the J.K.Tyre National Karting Championship when he was 7 years old at the Speedzone cicuit in Bangalore, though it wasn’t an official race it was his first experiece in racing and he competed with his fellow competitor for the win.
First competitive race
was in 2007, he won all the five races of the 4 stroke Championship held at Coimbatore, Kolhapur & Goa and was also crowned the National Minimax Champion under 12, before he turned 10.
Favourite racing moment
was his first win in Europe which came at BRDC Formula 4 championship last year.
is Brands Hatch. He enjoys the challenge of this legendary circuit and he thinks elevation is excellent. He further says, “When you go through the fast corners you feel like your in Heaven”.
is Sebastian Vettel. He looks up to him as a role model because of his determination and the fact that he is always hungry for more wins and all he has achieved despite being so young.
His best race
so far has to be the most recent one at Pau where he managed a 4th and 5th, this was after two extremely difficult rounds which brings him to his worst race which was at Silverstone the opening round of the Formula 3 championship, where one small engine issue really damaged his weekend.
A race he would like to be part of
are all the ones on the Formula One calendar.
A race machine he would like to get his hands on is
is a Formula One car.
Currently racing in
FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
His Racing career (Motorsport tournaments taken part in till date)
1.) J.K.Tyre Rotax Max National Karting Championship.
2.) Rotax Asia Max.
3.) British Super One
4.) World Series Karting.
5.) J.K.Tyre National Racing Championship
6.) Super 6
7.) BRDC Formula 4.
8.) Toyota Racing Seires.
9.) FIA Formula 3 Euopean Championship.
His hobbies are
Wrestling, Cycling, Fitness and Video Editing.
Gokarting or racing
he says Racing.
What is the car he has had the most fun while
driving is his current Formula 3 car.
Career specific questions
His most memorable racing experience
is his first win at the BRDC Formula 4 championship which was my first win in Europe.
His 2014 career highlights
- Second overall in the BRDC Formula 4 championship with a total of 4 wins, 9 podiums, 5 pole positions and 6 fastest laps.
- Highest ranked Indian driver in the Driver Database (which compiles statistics from all over the world).