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Strong F3 Points Haul for Jehan at Spa

1 Win, 2 second places in Rookie Classification 31 July, Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium): Sahara Force India Academy racer, Jehan Daruvala finished strongly in the top 5 in all 3 races of Round 6 of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The legendary 7 km Formula 1 circuit – Spa Francorchamps hosted the Belgian round of the highly competitive feeder series to F1. Jehan showcased solid pace throughout the weekend, which as expected at Spa, was fraught with inclement weather and rapidly changing conditions. The Mumbai youngster, driving for Carlin Motorsport, had to quickly acclimatise to the environs and the car setup was slated to

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MAHAVEER WINS MAIDEN BOSS GP RACE

Chennai teenager takes championship lead Mahaveer Raghunathan clinched his maiden victory in the formula class of the Boss GP as he produced a flawless display of racing in the fourth round of the championship at Zolder, Belgium, on Saturday. The victory has helped the Chennai youngster, who represents PS Racing by Coloni Motorsport, take the championship lead with 149 points. He is now two points ahead of Austria's Johann Ledermair.  Mahaveer who started from third spot on the grid emerged on top in the 16 lap race followed by Italy's Salvatore De Plano. In qualifying, Mahaveer, driving a Lola Gibson Tech 3.4 V8, had produced

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MAHAVEER GEARS UP FOR ZOLDER CHALLENGE

Chennai teenager is second in the championship After earning podium finishes in every round he has competed in the Boss GP this season, emerging Indian racer Mahaveer Raghunathan has set his sights on top prize in the fourth round of the championship to be held at Zolder, Belgium this weekend. The 18-year-old Mahaveer representing Italian team Coloni Motorsport is currently second in the championship with 124 points. He is just 13 points behind championship leader Johann Ledermair of Austria.  Mahaveer says he's looking forward to an exciting weekend in Zolder. "The third round was a disappointing outing for me. I had qualified third at

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More points for Ruhaan Alva in Italy

Castelletto (Italy), July 3: India’s Ruhaan Alva picked up seven more crucial points with a ninth place finish in Round 6 of the Italian Easykart Championship here over the weekend. However, Ruhaan, the 10-year old schoolboy from Bengaluru and who is supported by Italian kart manufacturer Birel Art, was stripped of his second place points in Round 7 consequent of disqualification as his kart lost the front bumper during an overtaking move on the last lap. On Saturday, Ruhaan qualified fifth for Round 6 and finished in the same position in the Pre-Final. However, in the Final, Ruhan, drove brilliantly to move

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Historic F3 win for Jehan at Norisring

First Indian to win in FIA F3 European Championship Nuremberg, Germany : Jehan Daruvala of the Sahara Force India Academy created history by becoming the first ever Indian to win in the FIA F3 European Championship. Jehan’s victory in race 3 comes 18 years after Naren Karthikeyan won in the British F3 Championship. The 2.3-km Norisring is an extremely fast and flowing layout for a street circuit, with mistakes being punished by concrete walls instead of soft tyre barriers. The Formula 3 rookie showed immense skill to clinch the top spot with two full-course yellow flag periods and made no mistakes despite

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