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Mahindra Racing Expands Footprint, Enters Formula E Championship

(This post is a long read; targeted towards those who wish to know more about Formula E and the Mahindra Racing connect) Mahindra Racing, Indian automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) racing arm, announced that they would foray into the much awaited and hyped Formula E Championship as the promoters of the Indian team. This [...]

Narain Karthikeyan Switches From Formula1 To Auto GP in 2013

India’s first ever and most experienced Formula1 driver Narain Karthikeyan announced late last night that he would be competing in the Auto GP or the Auto GP World Series this weekend with Zele Racing. The first round of the championship will be held in Monza, Italy. My last post on Narain’s 2013 plans ‘Narain Karthikeyan [...]

Indian Motorsport: The SIDVIN Festival Of Speed and Mohan Nagarajan

This was post was well overdue, so here it finally is! The overdue is not because I waited for the New Year (Happy New Year, btw!) to post it, but more so because the contributions of Mohan Nagarajan to Indian Motorsport deserved to be written and spoken about a few years back. (I mean on [...]

Narain Karthikeyan And Karun Chandhok In The Race Of Champions

This is possibly the biggest news after Narain Karthikeyan announced his debut in Formula1 in early months of 2005 and then his comeback in 2011 and of course Karun Chandhok’s debut in 2010. Certainly a better decision than them racing in the i1 Super Series! Big news for Indian motorsport and Indian Formula1 fans! If [...]

Narain Karthikeyan To Drive For WilliamsF1 in 2013

That would be a great headline to kickstart the 2013 Formula1 Season for Indian Formula1 fans! For those who think this is silly, go ahead and read the rest of the post! With the Hamilton to Mercedes, Schumacher to retire rumours, I hope to read news about Karthikeyan and his departure from HRT. Karthikeyan is [...]

TATA Increases Investment In Karthikeyan, TATA Tea Enters Formula1 With HRT

It’s that time of the year! The time when Indian brands will come forward and announce their associations with various Formula1 teams for the 2012 Indian Grand Prix. Sports Marketing And The Indian Grand Prix was well received by my readers last year and I hope that there is more to it this year! The [...]

2012 Formula1 Podcast: Hamilton To Mercedes, Schumacher To Retire

Back from my holiday in Leh, RJ Rishi Kapoor and I recorded our Formula1 podcast mid-week. For the first time in many years, I actually missed the broadcast of a Formula1 race! And for this podcast, we realized it was too late to speak about the 2012 Italian Grand Prix and too early for the [...]

Narain Karthikeyan And HRT To Promote Formula1 In Kerala

The next big news for the 2012 Indian Grand Prix seems is out. (First being: Airtel To Partner Mercedes AMG Petronas For The 2012 Indian Grand Prix) While it hasn’t been widely reported by Indian or global media, there are news that Narain Karthikeyan and his team HRT will be performing a demo run in [...]

2012 Formula1 Podcast: Monaco, Pirelli And One-Stoppers

RJ Rishi Kapoor dons a bikini in this podcast, while I refuse to let go of my racing overalls and helmet. Here we go speaking about the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix. Pirelli’s super-soft and soft tyres. Will we actually see any driver attempt a one-stopper? If the race is down to conserving tyres, we go [...]

HRT And Narain Karthikeyan To Miss The Mugello Test In May

The week post the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix started with teams announcing their line-up for the mid-season Formula1 test to be held in Mugello in the first week of May. I was looking forward to Narain Karthikeyan and his Hispania Racing Team (HRT) to go testing and hopefully upgrade a few components of their car [...]

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