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Motorsport: India To Host Formula Regional Championship

By Rediff Sports
August 20, 2021 09:12 IST
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Kapil Dev and Narain Karthikeyan at the launch of the Formula Regional Championship in Mumbai on Thursday

IMAGE: Kapil Dev and Narain Karthikeyan at the launch of the Formula Regional Championship in Mumbai on Thursday. Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

India is set to host the Formula Regional Championship that was launched by cricket legend Kapil Dev, former F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan, and racers Aditya Patel and Armaan Ebrahim in Mumbai on Thursday.

 

The racing championship will be the first such to be held in India and will sanctioned by the FIA. 

Kapil Dev and Narain Karthikeyan at the launch of the Formula Regional Championship in Mumbai on Thursday 

The first season of racing is likely to kick off on Feb-March 22 in New Delhi, Chennai, Coimbatore and Hyderabad.

According to reports, the Formula Regional Championship is believed to be a bridge between F4 and F3.

Race car drivers Aditya Patel and Armaan Ebrahim   

IMAGE: Race car drivers Aditya Patel and Armaan Ebrahim.

The championship will be organised by Racing Promotions Pvt Ltd.

Kapil Dev and Narain Karthikeyan at the launch of the Formula Regional Championship in Mumbai on Thursday

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