Is MRF Challenge Chennai podium a sign of Indian motorsport global dawn?

17th February 2016 | 0 Comments
 
Is MRF Challenge Chennai podium a sign of Indian motorsport global dawn?
(l-r) Harrison Newey, Pietro Fittipaldi, and Mick Schumacher are joined by MRF managing director, Arun Mammen on the podium at the MRF Challenge series in Chennai

The global profile of sport in India has been growing with the country’s economic prosperity, signified primarily by the wealth and interest of cricket’s Indian Premier League. Now the potential for it to become a significant global player in motorsport has been trumpeted by tyre manufacturer – and sporting equipment supplier – MRF. The manufacturer suggests a podium from the final races of the MRF Challenge series at Chennai symbolises India’s emergence; on the top step is Pietro Fittipaldi (grandson of Emerson), 2nd is Harrison Newey (son of Adrian), and 3rd is Mick Schumacher (son of Michael).

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