Karun Chandhok

  • Indian GP should be a great success: Karun Chandhok October 25, 2013

    Chandhok says although the buzz about the race has dipped a bit this time, everyone associated with it is still confident about its prospect....
  • Brand India is getting affected by bureaucratic hurdles: Chandhok October 24, 2013

    Greater Noida: The bureaucratic hurdles and the legal formalities, which played a part in the scrapping of the 2014 edition of the Indian Grand Prix, have affected the "brand India", ace driver Karun Chandhok lamented on Thursday. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone had cited 'political' problems in conducting the race in India...
  • Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan team up again for ROC October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India will be representing in the Race Of Champions (ROC) for the second time after Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan signed up for ROC 2013, to be held at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 1415. The former Formula 1 drivers joined forces for Team India at...
  • Hurdles need to be sorted out for 2014 race to happen: Karun Chandhok July 29, 2013

    Chandhok said there are few hurdles and issues that need to be sorted out but both F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone and Jaypee Group want the Indian Grand Prix to happen in 2014. ...
  • Chandhok's lap helps his team qualify at Le Mans June 20, 2013

    Le Mans (France): Indian racing driver Karun Chandhok helped his team Murphy Prototypes qualify in the ninth place in LMP2 class and 17th overall for the iconic Le Mans 24 hours race, here on Thursday. Chandhok's fastest lap of 3:44.538 was best from his team, which has Brendon Hartley and Mark...
  • Karun Chandhok eyes topfive finish at Le Mans June 17, 2013

    Le Mans, France: Karun Chandhok is banking on his past experience at 24 Hours of Le Mans for a top five finish in the world's oldest sports car race, zooming off this weekend at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Chandhok will be competing in the LMP2 category for Murphy Prototypes, an...
  • My future now lies in sports car racing: Karun Chandhok April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: For Karun Chandhok, one of the two Indian drivers to reach the level of Formula One, the future now lies in sports car racing and the focus in 2013 would be on FIA GT series and Endurance races. After making his debut in GT series with Seyffarth Motorsport...
  • Chandhok's team qualifies sixth on grid on GT Series debut March 31, 2013

    Nogaro: Making his debut in the FIA GT series, Karun Chandhok helped his side Seyffarth Motorsport earn sixth position on the grid after starting the qualifying race in 11th position with teammate Jan Seyffarth, here. The opening round of the FIA GT Series was greeted by heavy rain with limited...
  • Chandhok named for FIA Drivers' Commission March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The FIA World Motor Sport Council on Saturday nominated Indian racer Karun Chandhok to be part of the newly created Drivers' Commission, which will be headed by two-time world champion Emerson Fittipaldi. Chandhok, who raced for Hispania Racing in 2010, will join the 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell and...
  • Karthikeyan, Chandhok excited ahead of Race of Champions November 8, 2012

    Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok are ready to represent Team India at the Race of Champions slated for December 1416 in Bangkok. ...
  • KarthikeyanChandhok to team up for Race of Champions November 6, 2012

    Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok will represent India at the Race of Champions, where racers like Michael Schumacher are also taking part. ...
  • Narain, Karun to race for India at Race of Champions November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: India's ace drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok will come together for the first time since 2004 to represent India at the seasonending Motorsport festival Race of Champions in Bangkok next month. India have been invited to participate in the December 1416 event for the first time...
  • No regrets of not being part of F1: Chandhok October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Karun Chandhok says he has no regrets of missing out on Formula One action and he is rather happy being part of FIA World Endurance Championship. Chandhok, who did test drive for then Team Lotus' during the 2011 season, shifted to Endurance series after failing to earn a fulltime...
  • Karun and team qualify sixth in Endurance Championship September 29, 2012

    Bahrain: Indias Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing qualified sixth for the inaugural Six Hours of Bahrain, the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship to be run here Sunday. Chandhok, driving the HPD ARX 03a for the 20minute session, recorded a best time of one minute, 48.784 seconds on...
  • Karun Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone August 27, 2012

    Silverstone: Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship. Just months after entering the championship in the tight LMP1 class, JRM showed solid improvement by finishing fourth in the privateer class here on...
  • Karun Chandhok finally makes his F1 debut March 26, 2010

    Manama: A message from his mother summed up Karun Chandhok's Formula One fortunes on Saturday after the Indian qualified in last place for the seasonopening Bahrain Grand Prix. "My mum just sent me a text saying 'Oh, I finally saw your car run'," grinned the everpatient Hispania (HRT) driver when...
  • Karun Chandhok enters F1 arena March 26, 2010

    Murcia (Spain): Karun Chandhok, the 26yearold from Chennai, on Thursday signed up with Hispanic Racing and will participate in the 2010 Formula One Grand Prix series, according to a formal announcement here when the team unveiled its cars and livery. Chandhok becomes only the second Indian after Narain Karthikeyan to get...
  • Karun Chandhok set to race in Formula One February 26, 2010

    New Delhi: The dream of an Indian driver in Formula One is nearly complete. Karun Chandhok is all set to become only the second driver in India's motorsport history to race in Formula 1. The GP2 driver has reportedly signed a contract with Campos Meta to drive for them for the...
  • Force India offers Karun a chance to prove F1 mettle September 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Force India will give Karun Chandhok an opportunity to prove his F1 mettle but team owner Vijay Mallya is bemused by the romanticism that the Chennai driver deserves a seat in the outfit just because he is an Indian. "The entire issue has got too dramatised. I have been...
  • Young Indian sportspersons make their mark August 4, 2009

    New Delhi: A sporting revolution of sorts is sweeping through India with a new generation of superstars is emerging, unburdened by a history of mediocrity and unafraid of taking on the best in the world. Even as cricket is almost India's national obsession and the sport dominates the headlines with cricket...
  • Karun Chandhok sets his eyes on Formula One July 1, 2009

    New Delhi: It's mid year break in the European race car circuits and India's export to GP2 Karun Chandhok is back home for a while. When asked what his plans are during the twoweek long break, Chandhok replies, "It is nice to have couple of weeks off. I have been training,...
  • Watch: Karun believes he is good enough for F1 February 9, 2009

    Karun Chandhok is upset with Vijay Mallya. ...
  • India's Karun Chandhok wins 2008 GP2 Series July 21, 2008

    New Delhi: India's Karun Chandhok has won his first race of the 2008 GP2 Series at Hockenheim in Germany. This is his second career victory in the Formula 1 feeder category. The 24yearold from Chennai started from pole position but lost his advantage at the start to Renault F1 test...
  • Karun denies rivalry with Karthikeyan December 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Karun Chandhok reckons both he and Narain Karthikeyan have their eye on the same pie a Formula One drive but rubbished suggestions of a feud between India's fastest men on wheels. The fastrising Chennai driver, who just joined iSport International team in GP2 series and is a...
  • Chandhok to test for Red Bull; F1 dreams fuelled November 7, 2007

    Mumbai: India's Karun Chandhok will have a twoday test with the Red Bull Formula One team in Barcelona next week, the driver said in a statement on Tuesday. Chandhok, who scored his first victory at Formula One's GP2 support series at Spa in Belgium earlier this year, is aiming to...