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Asian Le Mans Series - LMP2

Driver Information

nationality
Indian
age
47
birthday
14 Jan 1977
hometown
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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Driver Information

nationality
Indian
age
47
birthday
14 Jan 1977
hometown
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
2021
Racing Team India
42
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oreca 07
Gibson 4.2
Michelin
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
42
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Nissan NSX-GT
1
1
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
2019
Modulo Epson NSX-GT
23.5
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Honda NSX-GT
Dunlop
8
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
1
0
0
23.5
year
series
team
points
position
2018
TCS Nakajima Racing
4
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SF14
Honda
Yokohama
6
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
0
0
0
4
year
series
team
points
position
2017
Nakajima Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SF14
Honda
Yokohama
7
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
7
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2016
Sunoco Team Lemans
5
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SF14
Toyota
Bridgestone
9
0
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
1
0
1
5
year
series
team
points
position
2015
DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing
6
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SF14
Honda HR-414E
Bridgestone
8
0
1
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
1
0
1
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara Formulino Pro
Renault
MRF
3
1
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
1
2
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2014
Lenovo Team Impul
5
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SF14
Toyota R14A
Bridgestone
9
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
2013
Zele Racing, Super Nova International
195
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola B05/52 (Zytek)
16
5
7
4
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
5
7
4
3
195
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
HRT F112
Cosworth CA2012
Pirelli
19
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
19
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
HRT F111
Cosworth CA2011K
Pirelli
8
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2010
Wyler Racing
963
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
9
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
9
0
0
0
0
963
year
series
team
points
position
2010
PSV Eindhoven
288
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Panoz DP09B (Menard)
12
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
1
1
0
0
288
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Audi R10 TDi
Audi 5.5 turbo diesel
Michelin
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2009
Kolles
11
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Audi R10 TDI
4
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
11
year
series
team
points
position
2009
Team India
19
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferraru A1 08
Ferrari
Michelin
12
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
0
1
0
0
19
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Speedcar V8
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2008
Team India
61
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola B05/52
Zytek
Cooper
18
2
2
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
18
2
2
1
0
61
year
series
team
points
position
2007
Team India
13
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola B05/52
Zytek
Cooper
10
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
0
0
0
0
13
year
series
team
points
position
2007
WilliamsF1 Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2006
WilliamsF1 Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2005
Jordan Grand Prix
5
18th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Jordan EJ15
Toyota 3.0
Bridgestone
Jordan EJ15B
Toyota 3.0
Bridgestone
19
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
19
0
0
0
0
5
year
series
team
points
position
2004
Scuderia Veregra
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chrysler Viper GTS-R
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2004
RC Motorsport
94
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SN01 (Nissan)
18
2
4
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
18
2
4
1
0
94
year
series
team
points
position
2003
European Minardi Cosworth
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2003
Carlin Motorsport
121
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SN01 (Nissan)
18
0
4
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
18
0
4
0
0
121
year
series
team
points
position
2002
Carlin Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F302 (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2002
RC Motorsport
51
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara SN01
Nissan
16
0
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
1
1
0
51
year
series
team
points
position
2001
Carlin Motorsport
0
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F301 (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2001
B&H Jordan Honda, Jaguar Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2001
Team Impul
2
15th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Reynard 99L
Mugen Honda 3.0
10
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
10
0
0
0
0
2
year
series
team
points
position
2000
Carlin Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara 300 (Mugen Honda)
2
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2000
Carlin Motorsport
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F300 (Mugen Honda)
1
1
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2000
Carlin Motorsport
0
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F300 (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
2000
Stewart Racing Team
100
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F300 (Mugen Honda)
14
0
4
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
4
0
0
100
year
series
team
points
position
2000
Stewart Racing
0
19th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F300 (Mugen-Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1999
Carlin Motorsport
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F399 (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F398 (Mugen Honda)
2
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
2
2
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F399 (Mugen Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1999
Stewart Racing Team
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1999
Carlin Motorsport
104
6th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F399 (Mugen)
16
2
4
1
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
2
4
1
3
104
year
series
team
points
position
1999
Carlin Motorsport
0
13th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara F399 (Mugen-Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1998
Intersport, Carlin Motorsport
35
12th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara 398 (Opel)
Dallara 398 (Mugen Honda)
8
0
2
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
8
0
2
0
0
35
year
series
team
points
position
1998
Carlin Motorsport
0
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1997
Nemesis Racing
43
8th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Reynard FVL (Vauxhall)
1
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
2
43
year
series
team
points
position
1996
Team Meritus
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Formula Asia
14
10
12
12
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
10
12
12
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Vector TF94
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
21
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2021
Racing
4
0
0
0
0
2019
Racing
9
1
2
0
1
2018
Racing
6
0
0
0
0
2017
Racing
7
0
0
0
0
2016
Racing
9
0
1
0
1
2015
Racing
8
0
1
0
1
2014
Racing
12
1
2
0
0
2013
Racing
16
5
7
4
3
2012
Racing
19
0
0
0
0
2011
Racing
8
0
0
0
0
2010
Racing
21
1
1
0
0
2009
Racing
16
0
1
0
0
2008
Racing
18
2
2
1
0
2007
Racing
10
0
0
0
0
2006
Racing
0
0
0
0
0
2005
Racing
19
0
0
0
0
2004
Racing
19
2
4
1
0
2003
Racing
18
0
4
0
0
2002
Racing
17
0
1
1
0
2001
Racing
11
0
0
0
0
2000
Racing
19
2
6
2
1
1999
Racing
22
4
6
1
3
1998
Racing
9
0
2
0
0
1997
Racing
?
1
2
?
?
1996
Racing
14
10
12
12
?
1994
Racing
?
?
?
?
?

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
2000
Korea Super Prix - Formula 3
1st
1999
MRF Madras Formula 3 Grand Prix
3rd
1996
Formula Asia
1st
1994
Formula Ford Winter Series UK
1st

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
-
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-
03
Formula 1
2034.25
-
04
Formula 1
2023.45
-
05
British GT Championship - GT3
2007.35
+7.8
06
Formula 1
1992.25
-
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
+1
08
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
+1
09
Formula 1
1946.1
-
-2
10
ARCA Series
1943.3
-13.4
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