Narain Karthikeyan

  • 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...
  • Karthikeyan remains in Auto GP title hunt after thrilling win October 5, 2013

    Brno (Czech Republic): A sensational start from third place on the grid set the foundation for Narain Karthikeyan's brilliant victory in race one of the Auto GP World Series season finale at the Brno circuit on Saturday. Having endured a difficult qualifying session on Saturday after an untimely red flag forced...
  • Karthikeyan wins 1st race, finishes 5th in 2nd in Nurburgring August 18, 2013

    Nurburgring: Continuing his strong show in the Auto GP series, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan recorded his third win of the season when he triumphed in the race one and finished fifth in the race two in round six of the series, here. Starting from pole position in race one, Narain...
  • Narain Karthikeyan zooms to third win in Auto GP August 17, 2013

    Nurburgring, Germany: India's Narain Karthikeyan secured his third victory at round six of the Auto GP World Series at the Nurburgring Circuit here on Saturday. Having secured his third consecutive pole on Friday, Narain managed to capitalise on his advantage at the start, but faced stiff opposition from Italian GP2 driver...
  • I have had very few regrets in life: Narain Karthikeyan July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Adversities have made him a stronger person and that's precisely the reason why Narain Karthikeyan doesn't find any lack of motivation after switching over to Auto GP from Formula One as he aims to win the championship this season. Karthikeyan takes a lot of pride in the way he...
  • Double podium finish for Narain Karthikeyan in Auto GP July 14, 2013

    Mugello, Italy: After finishing third in race one, India's Narain Karthikeyan triumphed in the second Auto GP race on Sunday for a double podium finish at the Mugello Circuit in Mugello, Italy. Karthikeyan was helped after Kevin Giovesi was given a 25second postrace penalty. Karthikeyan's win in the fifth round of the...
  • Narain Karthikeyan grabs pole for Mugello round in Auto GP July 13, 2013

    Mugello, Italy: Continuing with his stupendous Auto GP run, Indian racer Narain Karthikeyan on Saturday claimed his second successive pole for the Italian round of the championship. Karthikeyan, who had won Race One at Silverstone from pole position last month, set a scorching laptime of 1:34.583 to claim pole yet again...
  • Tata Nano car drives into Guinness World Records June 26, 2013

    Bangalore: Tata Motors' small car Nano entered the Guinness World Records for driving on a longest journey covering the entire country, the company said on Monday. "The expedition was accomplished in 10 days (March 2130) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate the...
  • India's Karthikeyan, Chandhok win Race of Champions Asia December 14, 2012

    Bangkok: India's only two Formula One drivers, Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok won the 2012 Race of Champions Asia and qualified for the Nations Cup where they will be in the same group as defending champions Germany comprising of Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher. Team India defeated Japan 20 in...
  • Formula One has too many teams, says Bernie Ecclestone December 13, 2012

    London: The departure of Spanish strugglers HRT from Formula One still leaves the sport with one team too many, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday. Madridbased HRT have not been included on the official 2013 entry list published by the governing International Automobile Federation, a move that leaves 11...
  • HRT owners expect to sell team in coming weeks November 16, 2012

    London: Spanishbased Formula One backmarkers HRT are up for sale and talks are ongoing with a number of groups interested in buying the team, owners Thesan Capital said in a statement on Monday. The team, who have yet to score a point in three years, have Indian Narain Karthikeyan 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...
  • Finishing the race the best result for us: Narain October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Narain Karthikeyan, India's only Formula One driver, on Sunday said that finishing the race was the maximum result he could have got in his home Grand Prix as he had to slow down his car due to overheating of the brakes. Right from the start, Karthikeyan was warned...
  • Karthikeyan couldn't show power in HRT: Coulthard October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: India doesn't have a legacy in Formula One drivers but Narain Karthikeyan is a "talented driver who could have done wonders had he be racing for any other team" than minnows Hispania Racing (HRT), feels former multiple Grand Prix winner David Coulthard. Handicapped by his not so advanced car,...
  • Happy to have finished ahead of one Marussia: Karthikeyan October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan said Saturday he was happy to start from the penultimate spot ahead of at least one of the Marussias in his home Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Karthikeyan will be starting at the 23rd place behind HRT team mate Pedro...
  • Poor show by Force India in Indian GP qualifying October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: None of the Sahara Force India drivers could make the top 10 on the grid for their home race during the qualifying session of the Indian Grand Prix 2012 at the Buddh International Circuit here on Saturday. Meanwhile, Red Bull driver and defending champion Sebastian Vettel claimed his fifth...
  • Indian GP 2012: Drivers get a feel of circuit October 25, 2012

    Ahead of Friday's practice sessions, drivers from different teams got the upclose glimpses of the Buddh International circuit. ...
  • Ticket sales slump at Indian GP October 23, 2012

    Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan hopes that with the increase in number of formula one fans, the ticket sales will also improve. ...
  • Indian GP is very important: Narain Karthikeyan October 12, 2012

    The Indian Formula One driver says he wants to do better this year than what he did in the inaugural race. ...
  • Karthikeyan hopes to stay at HRT for 2013 September 17, 2012

    Greater Noida: India's only F1 racer at the moment, Narain Karthikeyan is hopeful of retaining his seat in HRT for the 2013 season with some strong showings in the upcoming Asian races. "Next part of the season are the Asian races Singapore, Korea, Japan and the Indian GP. The next...
  • Karthikeyan hopes for better show at Silverstone July 6, 2012

    Silverstone: HRT driver Narain Karthikeyan is eying an improved qualifying performance at the Formula One British Grand Prix to be held here over the weekend. Despite a troubled start to the season in Australia in March, Karthikeyan has shown a consistent progression in terms of race results, including a 15th place...
  • Clos to replace Narain for British GP practice June 29, 2012

    Silverstone: HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will take the wheels from India's Narain Karthikeyan for the opening practise session of the Formula One British Grand Prix here next weekend. Spanish driver Clos will step into the F112 for the second time in the season after the Barcelona round last month. He...
  • Monaco GP: Force India pick 10 points May 27, 2012

    Monte Carlo: Sahara Force India recorded their best finish of the season with Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg securing seventh and eighth position respectively at the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo on Sunday. It was the second double finish of the season for Force India since both its cars...
  • Hulkenberg earns one point for Force India May 13, 2012

    Barcelona: It turned out to be a mixed outing for Sahara Force India as Nico Hulkenberg finished 10th in the Spanish Grand Prix but teammate Paul di Resta ended up outside the points bracket in Barcelona on Sunday. Hulkenberg's 10thplace finish helped the team earn a point, but it was not...
  • Overdrive: first drive of the new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga April 7, 2012

    In this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you an exclusive interview with Narain Karthikeyan and all the motoring news of the world. ...
  • Karthikeyan tests out HRT F112 March 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan completed the first laps aboard the new HRT F112 at the Barcelona circuit ahead of its Formula One (F1) debut in Australia in less than two weeks. Having passed all the mandatory crash tests last weekend, the Spanish squad was racing against time to put the...
  • HRT, Narain racing against time March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Narain Karthikeyan's HRT team is racing against time to get its new car ready so that the Indian driver can test it on the last two days of the fourday Formula One final preseason testing on Saturday and Sunday. Barely 17 days from the season's opening race in Melbourne...
  • 'Drivers in F1 work really hard' December 10, 2011

    Chennai: Amidst debate over the 'elitist' nature of Formula One (F1) and whether it qualifies to be a sport at all, Indian racing star Narain Karthikeyan today said that F1 is a sport as good as any other and the drivers involved in it work really hard. "F1 is a sport...