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  • Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff to compete in Race of Champions October 20, 2014

    London: The Race Of Champions is to feature its first female competitor as Williams F1 development driver Susie Wolff has signed up for the 2014 edition at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Originally from Oban in Scotland, Wolff spent seven years racing in Germany's DTM touring car...
  • Prithviraj replaces Chandhok as FMSCI president February 3, 2014

    Chennai: The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) on Monday announced that J Prithviraj is its new president, replacing Vicky Chandhok. The FMSCI council elections were held in December but the results could be made public only after a Madras High Court directive which came on Friday. Tutu Dhawan will...
  • Formula One tweaks rules but double points set to stay January 24, 2014

    Formula One looks set to go ahead with a controversial decision to award double points for the last race of the season after the governing body announced various rule changes on Thursday but not the one many fans had hoped for. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement its...
  • JK Tyre introduces exclusive series for Indias U20 racers July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: With an aim to give Indian racers the exposure to drive technically advanced cars, JK Tyre has replaced their Asia Series with Formula BMW series which will be exclusive for countrys under20 racing talents. Last year JK Racing Asia series was held at various Asian and European venues but...
  • 14 races to scorch Buddh International Circuit this weekend November 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: After the glittering second edition of the Indian Grand Prix this season, the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host the largest motorsport festival of its kind in the country the SIDVIN Festival of Speed. The grand racing spectacle, including the finale of the JK...
  • Can the i1 Super Series be India's answer to F1? November 29, 2011

    The organizers are confident that everything will be in place by January 2012, even as team owners express doubts. ...
  • Delhi: First Asian City to host FIA awards December 15, 2010

    Chennai: India will become the first Asian country to host the annual Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Gala Awards function after the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) announced on Wednesday that the ceremony will be held in New Delhi in 2011. The FIA recently approved the presentation put...
  • Deal reached to avoid breakaway F1 series June 24, 2009

    Paris: A deal has been reached with Formula One teams to avoid a breakaway series next year, FIA President Max Mosley said on Wednesday. Mosley and eight teams had been at loggerheads over his plans to introduce a budget cap for 2010. "There will be no split. We have agreed to a...
  • Ashwin Sundar set to burn tracks in Germany April 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Latest Indian racing prodigy Ashwin Sundar has been invited by German racing team MaCon Motor Sports for a threeyear sponsorship. The path to success is challenging but there are some who dare to choose the road less traveled. And 17yearold Ashwin Sundar is the latest Indian prodigy to hit the...
  • Mumbai plays host to Blind Man's Car Rally February 11, 2008

    Sixty teams took part in the unique race in Mumbai on Sunday....
  • RaiddeHimalayas tests driving skills October 24, 2006

    Shimla: The eight edition of Maruti Suzuki RaiddeHimalayas was flagged off on September 30. It is India's most adventurous and strenuous motor sport event. The eighth edition of the annual event attracted 100 entries, including 30 in the 'Xtreme' category, 34 in amateur and 36 bikers but only 92 were flagged...