Karun Chandhok: dreams, deals + defying the odds
Whether he’s behind the wheel of an F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... car or analysing the action for millions on TV, Karun Chandhok is driven by his passion for racing.
His love for the sport grew during his childhood in India, and it remains strong despite his frustrating time in F1, where he repeatedly defied the odds. With little money to rely on and few racing opportunities at home, Karun set out on a path that took him to Europe. GP2 The collective number of times a driver has won. Formula 1 pundits and fans have untold metrics to measure a... There's more... led to a Red Bull Racing, also simply known as Red Bull or RBR and competing as Oracle Red Bull Racing in 2022,... There's more... test and a spot on the F1 The grid is a reference to the starting order of the race is typically determined by qualifying, however, with the... There's more... with a brand-new team in 2010.
Karun tells Tom Clarkson is an F1 reporter having joined the BBC team in 2013 (IMBd). He reported on F1 for BBC... There's more... the astonishing story of his A Grand Prix is a motorsport series sanctioned by the FIA and held in various countries for a world title.... There's more... debut and the struggle to even start his first race. He reflects on the deals and behind-the-scenes events at Hispania and Lotus which changed the course of his career. He sums up the experience of driving some of F1’s most legendary cars, including the ‘scary’ one, and the one that he feels is ‘a bit too perfect’.
Plus, Karun explains how his love for F1 is fuelling his current work as a broadcaster, racetrack design consultant and grassroots motorsport advocate.