Car racer Armaan Ebrahim on 28 February 2016 was awarded the Motorsports Man-of-the-Year Trophy at ceremony organised by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).
Ebrahim was presented with the Raymond Gautam Singhania Rolling Trophy and cash prize of 2 lakh rupees for his performance in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia Series.
On the other hand, B.I. Chandhok received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to motorsports in the country.
About Armaan Ebrahim
• Armaan Ebrahim started his career in karting and became Formula LGB Champion in 2004.
• He later moved to Formula BMW Asia for the 2005 season.
• In 2005, he represented A1 Team India in the A1 Grand Prix Championship, driving in 6 races, before the team was disbanded due to lack of funds.
• In 2007, he drove in Formula V6 Asia where he captured five race wins and finished second in points.
• On 12 December 2008, he was announced as the first Asian driver to sign up for the rebirth of FIA Formula Two in 2009, driving car number six.
About Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
• The FMSCI was founded in 1971 and is a long-standing member of the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and the Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA), the world bodies for 2/3 and 4 wheeler motor sport respectively.
• The FMSCI is the only national motor sport federation recognised by the Government of India for the promotion and control of motor sport in India.
• It is also affiliated to the Indian Olympic Association.
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Who: Armaan Ebrahim
When: 28 February 2016