It's hard to tell what would hurt Narain Karthikeyan more. Being branded a 'pay driver' along with the negative connotations that come with it or constantly having to point to British Formula 3 wins over the likes of Jenson Button and A1 GP wins to prove otherwise.
Based on, as yet, unconfirmed reports in Brazil's O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper, 23-year-old Brazilian Luis Razia is expected to fall short in meeting the sponsorship requirements to make his Formula 1 debut with the Marussia F1 team. Vinayak Pande
It's not easy to explain how running 200 km rallies held over a weekend would be more difficult or less attractive for competitors and car manufacturers than cross-country events lasting a week and running over 2,000km. Vinayak Pande
This city is associated with many things. 'Joy', football, cricket and its many eateries. Motor sport, however, does not hold any particular significance for this metro. Seven from Kolkata hope for a memorable, maiden experience. Vinayak Pande
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Three new motorsport talents have ambitiously trained their sights on glory and fame at the highest level, Vinayak Pande
Reaching double digits in your win column for a particular sporting discipline is a pretty special achievement. Especially since it's something that doesn't happen too often, including motorsport, reports Vinayak Pande.
It all comes down to who a racing driver races at the end of the day. It's fine and good to make a step up to a more powerful, sophisticated racing car, but it's a distant second to getting good competition. Parth Ghorpade has a lot of that to handle in his maiden MRF Challenge season behind the wheel of a Dallara-built, Formula 2000 car. Vinayak Pande reports.
It would be something to see India's only two racing drivers with Formula 1 experience race each other and two younger drivers in equally prepared, high-performance Audi sportscars at the country's first and only F1-grade circuit. Vinayak Pande reports.
Former American racing driver, John Fitch, passed away this Wednesday near the Lime Rock racing circuit in Connecticut, USA.
Bringing Formula 1 to India with the construction of a state-of-the-art racing facility is believed to be the best way to galvanise sections of the country's massive populations and help produce an F1 winner, writes Vinayak Pande
When you see a Formula 1 car flash past you at nearly 330 kmh, with its 2.4-litre V-8 engine screaming at 18,000 rpm, it's hard not to be impressed. Vinayak Pande reports.
Budget-capping in Formula 1 sounds pretty appealing right about now. Watching Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber dominate the Indian GP on all three days and take a 1-3 finish only amplified it. Vinayak Pande
Speaking to a 'dead' man probably qualifies as a first. After all, the triple Formula 1 world champion, who was given up for dead and had his last rites read to him 36 years ago following a horrific accident, is alive and well on a sofa in an F1 team building at the Buddh International Circuit before qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix, Vinayak Pande
Clearing air Bernie Ecclestone clarifies reports, says Formula One management is looking to first establish the BIC race, Vinayak Pande
Given the wild start to the 2012 Formula 1 season that saw seven winners in the first seven races, its a bit disappointing that it has come to the point that the post-qualifying press conference is more entertaining than the action out on track. Vinayak Pande
McLaren's Jenson Button managed to split the two Red Bull Racing cars of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber in the final free practice session for the Indian Grand Prix. Vinayak Pande
We could discuss the tepid response to the Indian Grand Prix in its second edition, both in terms of ticket sales and 'buzz'. Or Ferrari making a meal of handling a controversial topic, but let's just stick to the action on track shall we? Vinayak Pande
The F1 great, Damon Hill, revisits his fiery rivalry with Schumi, holds no grudges. Vinayak Pande reports.
While on paper defending world champion Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull teammate were almost six-tenths of a second faster than the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, there was enough to suggest that qualifying on Saturday will be eventful. Vinayak Pande
While on paper defending world champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull teammate were almost six tenths of a second faster than the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, there was enough to suggest that qualifying on Saturday will be eventful. Vinayak Pande