Formula 1 or F1 is the highest class of race. It is the single seater auto racing championship. It started in 1950. It is one of the premier forms of racing around the world. Formula 1 consist of series of races. The results of each race are evaluated using point system, one for drivers, the other for constructors. It required to be held on tracks graded “1”. Mostly events are held in rural locations on purpose-built tracks. There is the following list of Indian F1 racers or drivers.
Indian Formula F1 Car Racers List
1. Narain Karthikeyan
Narain Karthikeyan was born on 14 January 1977 in Tamil Nadu, India. He was the first Formula 1 driver from India. He gave his Formula One debut in 2005 with the Jordan team. In 2010 he participated in Safe Auto Insurance Company Toyota Tundra and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. In 2013, he raced in the Auto GP series, securing 5 wins and 4 pole positions with Super Nova Racing. In 2010, Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honor of Padma Shri.
Narain Karthikeyan: Indian Racing Driver
2. Armaan Ebrahim
Armaan Ebrahim is son of Akbar Ebrahim. The junior racer Armaan was born on 17 May 1989 in Tamil Nadu, India. His best finish in 2010 FIA Formula Two Championship, He scored 10th position in this race. He participated in Formula BMW Asia, Formula BMW World Final, A1 Grand Prix in 2005. In 2009,2010 & 2011 he participated in FIA Formula Two Championship. In 2012, he participated in Firestone Indy Lights and got 25th position.
Armaan Ebrahim: Indian Racing Driver
3. Aditya Patel
Aditya Patel represents Audi India Motorsport. He also completed Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup, Polo Cup, Formula BMW Pacific in 2010. He was born on 8 July 1988. In 2014, Aditya had his best GT3 qualifying in Silverstone where he qualified on Pole position. In 2016, he participated in Audi R8 LMS Cup with team Audi China and finishing 6th in the overall driver’s standings.
Aditya Patel: Indian Racing Driver
4. Advait Dheodhar
Advait Dheodhar was born on 27 Feb. 1990 in Mumbai. He is an Automobile designer and completed his education from Italy. He already has raced in JK Tyre & MRF racing series in India and abroad. In 2014 he participated in Toyota Etios Cup: Win on debut weekend. Also in the same year 2014, he got 2nd in the national championship in MRF Formula Ford 1600 and participated in MRF F2000 International Challenge , Bahrain.
Advait Dheodhar: Indian Racing Driver
5. Jehan Daruwala
Jehan Daruwala was born on 1 Oct. 1998 in Mumbai, India. Jehan Daruwala curently competing in the European Formula 3 Championship with Carlin. There are the following previous series completed by Jehan Daruwala. In 2016-17 Toyota Racing Series competing by him also 2015-16 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 completed. In 2015-16 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC and Formula Renault 2.0 Alps completed by him. He Completed FIA European Formula 3 Championship with 6th position.
Jehan Daruwala: Indian Racing Driver
6. Arjun Maini
Arjun Maini is very young an Indian racing driver, who currently competes in the FIA Formula 2 Championship, with Trident Racing. He was born on 10 Dec. 1997. He belongs to a family of racers his brother Kush Maini is a racer and his father Gautam raced in the National Racing Championship in the late 1990s, at the Formula India Single Seater Maruti Engine. He completed Van Amersfoort Racing in 2015 with 18th ranked and Threebond with T-Sport completed in 2016 with 21st position.
Arjun Maini: Indian Racing Driver
7. Tarun Reddy
Tarun Reddy 18-year-old started his carrier in racing in 2011. He made a massive progress in last 2 year. He was the regular contestant at the MRF series in India.In 2014, he completed National MRF 1600 Champion in India, Podium finisher in the Formula Renault UK Championship. In 2015, he participated in 15th overall in MSA Formula, with a best result of third.
8. Karun Chandhok
Karun Chandhok was born on 19 January 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the president of Federation motor sports Clubs of india since 2003. In 2000 got first position in Formula Maruti championship. In 2005 Formula Renault 3.5 Series got 29th position with RC motor sports. In 2008-2009 Completed GP2 Asia Series with 26th position. In 2014 Completed European Le Mans Series with 25th position. In 2016 completed European Le Mans Series with Entrant Murphy Prototypes and got 31st position.
Karun Chandhok: Indian Racing Driver
9. Gaurav Gill
Gaurav Gill was born on 2 Dec. 1981. He is the first Indian driver to win the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship. In 2003, He won the title in the following year. In 2007, he won the National Rally Championship. He became the first Indian to win the title in 2014 for Team MRF Skoda.
Gaurav Gill: Indian Racing Driver
10. Akhil Rabindra
Akhil Rabindra is Indian racing driver. He was born on 22 May 1996 and studying in University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was selected by the McLaren GT Driver Academy in 2017. Currently he is with the team 3Y Technology. He is the winner of Toyota Etios Colombo Night Race 2013.
Akhil Rabindra: Indian Racing Driver