How old is Narain Karthikeyan?
45 years (January 14, 1977)
How good is Narain Karthikeyan?
Narain Karthikeyan remains the most succesful Indian F1 driver in history. That’s because Narain was one of the six drivers who participated in the scandalous 2005 US Grand Prix which led to F1s to never set foot in Indianapolis again (after two more seasons).
Is there an Indian F1 driver?
As of 2021, there have been two Formula One drivers from India. Indian Formula One drivers have had a race entry to 59 Grands Prix. No Indian driver has taken a race win, podium, fastest lap or pole position. Narain Karthikeyan made his debut in 2005 driving for Jordan.
Who is the No 1 car racer in the world?
1. Mario Andretti. At number one sits Mario Andretti, the Italian-American race car legend who transcended motorsport. A household name all over the world, Mario Andretti is one of only two drivers to win races in Formula One, Indy Car, World Sportscar Championship and NASCAR.
What happened Narain Karthikeyan?
He made his Formula One debut in 2005 with the Jordan team, and was a Williams F1 test driver in 2006 and 2007. From 2014–2018, Karthikeyan raced in Japanese Super Formula series. In 2019, he ended his single-seater career by joining SuperGT series in Japan.
What is Narain Karthikeyan doing now?
As of now, the plan for February 2021 is that Narain Kathikeyan will lead a three-man team to compete in the prestigious Le Mans Series in Abhu Dhabi. The Indian team will be using an ORECA O7 car. Narain was quoted saying “I have been dreaming of going back to Le Mans for a few years now”.
Why did F1 stop in India?
The Indian Grand Prix was cancelled for the second consecutive year following tax disputes between the FIA and the Uttar Pradesh government. The circuit, despite the placards saying “New Delhi” is not located in the union territory of Delhi, but in the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh.
Is F1 the hardest motorsport?
This is another reason why F1 racing is the hardest sport in the world. Not only is the physical side strenuous, the mind is also pushed to the limit of stress and fatigue throughout a race and a season. The complexities of modern F1 cars ensures that the drivers are constantly busy behind the wheel.
Who is the best racer of all time?
It is no wonder that Mario Andretti is considered by many to be the greatest racecar driver of all time. His career touched five decades, longer than any driver, and he has won championships at all levels of competition. His list of racing accomplishments seems almost endless.
Did Narain Karthikeyan race in F1?
Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977) is an Indian racing driver. He was the first Indian driver to compete in Formula One. He has previously competed in A1GP, and the Le Mans Series….Narain Karthikeyan.
|Formula One World Championship career|
|First entry||2005 Australian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||2012 Brazilian Grand Prix|
Why is Karthikeyan called the cucumber?
Sebastian Vettel believes Narain Karthikeyan was responsible for the collision that brought an end to his chances of scoring points at the Malaysian Grand Prix and has called him a “cucumber”.