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Karun Chandhok is one of only two Indian drivers to compete in Formula 1 and one of the most respected broadcasters in the sport today. Karun first came to prominence in motor racing when he won the 2000 Indian National Championship in his debut season.
The following year he won the Formula Asia Championship before moving into Formula 3, the Asian Renault V6 series and finally GP2 - the final step before Formula 1.He competed in the Formula 1 World Championship for Hispania Racing Team and Team Lotus in 2010 and 2011. Karun sits on the Board of Motorsport UK, the national governing body of motorsport and one of the key members of the world’s governing body, the FIA. He is a member of Motorsport UK’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee and also devotes time to working on the development of junior single seater formulae.
In 2013 he became a member of the first ever FIA Driver’s Commission and continues to represent the rights and views of drivers from across the world. His work with the FIA includes being a member of the Single Seater Commission and Driver Grading Committee. During his career Karun has worked closely with Formula 1 and its then-CEO Bernie Ecclestone to deliver the Indian Grand Prix. He also consulted for Nissan, managing the Indian cohort of its famed GT Academy programme. He also worked closely with Indian manufacturers Tata and Mahindra.
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His deep insights and superb delivery make him one of the most popular presenters in Formula 1. As a result, he can speak about any aspect of this demanding sport, particularly given his wide range of experience from across the industry.