What happened Narain Karthikeyan?

What happened Narain Karthikeyan?

Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977) is an Indian racing driver. He was the first Indian driver to compete in Formula One. He has previously competed in A1GP, and the Le Mans Series….Narain Karthikeyan.

Formula One World Championship career
First entry 2005 Australian Grand Prix
Last entry 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix

Was Narain Karthikeyan a good driver?

Between Karthikeyan and Chandhok, Karthikeyan was a better driver. He even stood 4th in one race and missed the podium in US GP 2005. Williams also gave him a reserve driver status for 1 year in 2007.

Why did Vettel call Karthikeyan a cucumber?

Sebastian Vettel believes Narain Karthikeyan was responsible for the collision that brought an end to his chances of scoring points at the Malaysian Grand Prix and has called him a “cucumber”. Vettel was running fourth when he came to lap the HRT but tagged Karthikeyan as he passed, causing a left-rear puncture.

Why is Karthikeyan known as the fastest Indian in the world?

Here again he won races, amassed podium finishes, pole positions and fastest laps. He was on the threshold of achieving his dream. It was more a ‘when’ rather than an ‘if’ that was going to happen. It finally did, and in 2005 Narain Karthikeyan became the first Indian to ever race in Formula 1.

Who is the first F1 driver of Indian origin?

Narain Karthikeyan
India’s first Formula One driver was Narain Karthikeyan. Karthikeyan made his debut in 2005 driving for Jordan.

Which of the following is Narain Karthikeyan associated?

Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan is associated with Auto Racing sports. He was born in Coimbatore, TN. He is the first Auto racing (Formula One) driver from India.

What does the name Karthikeyan mean?

Meaning the one who is full of light/diya”. According to a user from India, the name Karthikeyan is of Tamil origin and means “Lord Muruga”. According to a user from India, the name Karthikeyan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means “The Hindu God of War”.

Is there an Indian F1 driver?

No Indian driver has taken a race win, podium, fastest lap or pole position. Narain Karthikeyan made his debut in 2005 driving for Jordan. He would score 5 points at that year’s United States Grand Prix….Formula One drivers from India.

Drivers 2
Points 5
First entry 2005 Australian Grand Prix
Latest entry 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix
2022 drivers None

Why was the Indian Grand Prix Cancelled?

What happened to the Indian Grand Prix? India hosted three F1 races at the Buddh International Circuit from 2011 to 2013 despite signing a five year deal with F1. In the 2014 season, the race had to be cancelled due to tax issues surrounding the FIA and the circuit owners.