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India APRC: Gill clinches third crown

India’s Gaurav Gill (co-driver Stephane Prevot) retained the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship title, his third since 2013.

India APRC: Gill holds sway in Chikmagalur

Team MRF’s Gaurav Gill (co-driver Stephane Prevot) led the Coffee Day India Rally after Saturday’s action.

India APRC: Gill sounds out warning to rivals

Team MRF’s Gaurav Gill (co-driver Stephane Prevot) gave an indication of things to come by winning the 2.1Km Super Special Stage of the Coffee Day India Rally 2017 on Friday.

Opinion: More racetracks in India will give the much-needed boost

News that three racetracks are coming up in India is a breath of fresh air.

Three new racetracks to be built in India

In what could change the face of motorsport in India, three new racetracks are coming up in the country.

Rally of Morocco: TVS Sherco’s Pedrero takes strong fifth place finish

Spaniard Joan Pedrero, with TVS Sherco, finished a fine fifth in the Oilibya Rally of Morocco on Tuesday.

Lot more to motorsport development than just the riders, says Hogg

There is increasing interest in motorsport in India, but a lot more needs to be done for Indians to go to higher levels.

Chennai National Motorcycle: Jagan clinches sixth SuperSport 165cc title

TVS Racing’s Jagan Kumar clinched his sixth straight title the premier SuperSport Indian (165cc) class in Chennai.

Chennai National Motorcycle: Jagan takes championship lead

TVS Racing’s Jagan Kumar won the SuperSport Indian 165cc Race 1 on Saturday.

Sherco TVS rider Pedrero wins PanAfrica Rally, Santosh, Aravind 9th, 12th

Sherco TVS Rally Factory team’s Joan Pedrero (Spain) and Adrien Metge (France) bagged the top two places respectively in the PanAfrica Rally 2017 in Morocco.

Opinion: Good marketing key to an event’s overall success

The recent conduct of the Asia Road Racing Championship is a positive step for Indian motorsport.

Japan APRC: Gill clinches win in Hokkaido

Gaurav Gill (co-driver Stephane Prevot) won the Rally Hokkaido, the fourth round of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship on Sunday.

Chennai MRF F1600: Sandeep Kumar pips Arya for win

Chennai's Sandeep Kumar had to stave off a stiff challenge from Arya Singh before winning Race 3 in the MRF F1600 category.

Chennai MRF F1600: Sandeep holds off Reddy for fine win

Sandeep Kumar won Race 2 of the MRF F1600, but he had to hold off a charging Anindith Reddy.

Chennai Ameo Cup: Bandyopadhyay bags victory in Race 1

Saurav Bandyopadhyay clinched a pole to flag victory in Race 1 of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup on Saturday.

My job in racing... Senior Technician in TVS Racing

Motorsport.com met R Prakash, who is the Senior Technician for the TVS Racing factory team that takes part in the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship.

Chennai National Motorcycle: Jagan sizzles to bag grand double

TVS Racing's Jagan Kumar completed a double by winning Race 2 of the Super Sport Upto 165cc class on Sunday.

Chennai National Motorcycle: Jagan takes Super Sport 165cc win in style

TVS Racing's Jagan Kumar won Race 1 of the Super Sport Upto 165cc in Chennai on Saturday.

Karthikeyan eyeing better show in Super Formula Autopolis round

It can get pretty disappointing when things are not going one's way.

Coimbatore JK Tyre Racing: Prasad finally clinches win in Race 4

Vishnu Prasad finally put all his troubles behind to win Race 4 of the JK Euro 17 category this weekend. Championship leader Anindith Reddy finished second, while Akash Gowda finished third.

Coimbatore JK Tyre Racing: Reddy takes easy Race 3 win

Anindith Reddy came up a scintillating drive to win Race 3 of the JK Euro 17 in Coimbatore.

Coimbatore JK Tyre Racing: Reddy wins Race 2 despite penalty

Anindith Reddy stormed to victory in style in Race 2 of the Euro JK 17 on Saturday.

Coimbatore JK Tyre Racing: Capo takes victory in eventful race

Australian guest driver Ricky Capo took an eventful win in Race 1 of the Euro JK 17 on Saturday.

My job in racing... Race Director

Motorsport.com met Manoj Dalal in Chennai in his role as race director for the Madras Motor Sports Club Indian National Racing Championship.

Lot more in racing than just Formula 1

Talk to any youngster who does track racing and the aim is to be racing in Formula 1.

Opinion: Street Formula 1 race makes sense for India now

The recent statement by Formula 1 Managing Director Sean Bratches that there could be more street races in Asia is a welcome one.

Volkswagen says F1 on "dangerous path" over costs

Volkswagen Group director Bernhard Gobmeier says Formula 1 is on a "dangerous path" over the rising costs to run a team.

Chennai MRF F1600: Reddy sizzles en route to second win of the day

Anindith Reddy scored his second win on Sunday in the MRF F1600 Race 3 at the Madras Motor Race Track.

Chennai Ameo Cup: Karminder continues to impress with Race 3 win

Karminder Singh did not show any mercy on the rest of the field, notching up another win in the Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2017.

Chennai MRF F1600: Reddy too good for the field in Race 2

Anindith Reddy overcame Saturday’s fifth-place disappointment and won the MRF F1600 race on Sunday.

Chennai Ameo Cup: Karminder scores impressive win

Karminder Singh battled well to win the second Volkswagen Ameo Cup race of the weekend on Sunday.

Chennai MRF F1600: Sandeep storms to Race 1 victory

Chennai’s A Sandeep Kumar won the first race in the MRF F1600 category on Saturday.

Chennai Ameo Cup: Bandyopadhyay sails to easy victory in Race 1

It was a straightforward win for Saurav Bandyopadhyay in the fifth race of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup 2017 on Sunday.

Malaysia APRC: Veiby takes easy win, Gill finishes second

There was not much to stop Team MRF’s Ole Christian Veiby (co-driver Stig Rune Skjarmoen) from winning the International Rally of Johor (Malaysia) on Sunday.

Coimbatore JK Tyre: Guest driver Capo wins Race 4

Australian driver Ricky Capo won the fourth Euro JK race of the weekend at Coimbatore.

Coimbatore JK Tyre: Prasad holds off Reddy for Race 3 win

Chennai's Vishnu Prasad defended brilliantly to win the third Euro JK race of the weekend at Coimbatore.

Coimbatore JK Tyre: Gritty Reddy takes win in Race 2

Anindith Reddy stormed to victory in an eventful Race 2 of the Euro JK 17 series at Coimbatore's Kari Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Coimbatore INRC: Gill storms to victory in first round

Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) won the MRF Rally of Coimbatore on Sunday.

Opinion: Once-popular INRC needs that big push

The start of the four-wheeler rally championship is one of the most exciting on the Indian motorsport calendar.

Chennai MRF F1600: Reddy signs off weekend with double win

Hyderabad's Anindith Reddy registered his second MRF F1600 race win of the weekend in Chennai.

Chennai Ameo Cup: Mohite impresses en route to maiden win

Kolhapur's Dhruv Mohite took top honours in the second race of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup in Chennai.

Chennai MRF F1600: Kumar fends off Reddy to win Race 2

Sandeep Kumar had to fight off a late challenge to win the second MRF F1600 race of the weekend in Chennai.

Chennai MRF F1600: Reddy fights back to win Race 1

Anindith Reddy claimed a fine win in the first MRF F1600 race at the Madras Motor Race Track on Saturday.

Robertson decimates rivals to win Volkswagen Ameo Cup

Devin Robertson stormed to victory in the first Volkswagen Ameo Cup race at the Madras Motor Race Track in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, on Saturday.