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Anindith Reddy is FMSCI Motorsports Person of the Year 2017

Team OD  /
13 Mar 2018 11:12:24 IST

Anindith Reddy was awarded the title of FMSCI National Motorsports Person of the Year 2017 at the FMSCI awards that were held in Chennai on Sunday. The 26-year-old racer had an excellent season last year, managing to win both the MRF FF1600 championship and the Euro JK 17 Championship. The award was presented to Anindith by FIA WMSC member Gautam Singhania, and FMSCI president Akbar Ebrahim.

FMSCI President Akbar Ebrahim (far left) looks on as Anindith Reddy (far right) receives his award for Motorsport Person of The Year 2017

"I would like to thank the FMSCI for honouring me with this award, as also for creating various platforms for young motor sports enthusiasts in the country to sharpen their skills," Anindith said after receiving the award.

Also honoured at the ceremony was KD Madan, who is former FMSCI president and former champion of the legendary K1000 rally, who was given the FMSCI Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to motorsport in India.

Speaking at the event Akbar Ebrahim stated "We have had a great year, lots of competitions, lots of exciting new talent. A number of them have graduated to the international stage and are making a mark there too." It was these drivers who are also performing well internationally who were felicitated at the ceremony. This included Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala, Aditya Patel, Armaan Ebrahim, Gaurav Gill and Abhilash PG.

Women racers who were felicitated at the event included Aishwarya Pissay, Rhyana Bee A, Kalyani V Potekar and Mira Erda.

In addition, all the national champions in various categories were awarded.

Winners:

FMSCI Life Time Achievement Award: KD Madan
FMSCI National Motorsport Person of the Year: Anindith Reddy
Outstanding Achievement in World Motorsport: Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala, Aditya Patel, Armaan Ebrahim, Krishnaraj Mahadik, Akhil Rabindra, Ricky Donison, Kush Maini, Nayan Chatterjee, Gaurav Gill, Abhilash PG, Srikanth Gowda, Ruhaan Alva, Shahan Ali Mohsin, Raahil Shetty, Yuvraj Sinh S Kondedeshmukh
Outstanding Women in Motorsports: Aishwarya PM; Rhyana Bee A; Kalyani V Potekar; Mira Erda
MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship:
MRF FF 1600: National Champion Driver - Anindith Reddy K;
Indian Touring Cars (ITC): National Champion Driver - Arjun Narendran;
National Champion Team - Red Rooster Racing (Karna Kadur);
Indian Junior Touring Cars (IJTC) - National Champion Driver - Hisham EKP;
National Champion Team - DTS Racing (Diljith);
Super Stock - National Champion Driver - Varun Anekar;
National Champion Team - Race Concepts (Varun);
F 1300 - National Champion Driver - Arya Singh;
F1300 - National Champion Team - Mometum Motorsports;
F1300: Rookie National Champion Driver - Arya Singh; Rookie National Champion Team - Momentum Motorsports

JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship:
Euro JK 17: National Champion Driver - Anindith Reddy K;
LGB Formula 4: National Champion Driver - Chittesh Mandody;
National Champion Team - Dark Don Racing;
National Rookie Champion Driver - Yash Aradhya

MRF FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (4W):
INRC: National Champion Driver - Gaurav Gill; National Champion Co-Driver - Musa Sherif; INRC National Champion Team - Mahindra Adventure (Mr Amit Nilak);
INRC 2: National Champion Driver - Rahul Kanthraj;
National Champion Co-Driver - Vivek Y Bhatt;
National Champion Team - ARKA Motorsports;
INRC 3: National Champion Driver - Dean Mascarenhas;
National Champion Co-Driver - Shrupta Padival; National Champion Team - Chettinad Sporting

Maruti Suzuki FMSCI Indian National Autocross Championship: National Champion Driver - Dr.Bikku Babu

Meco Motorsports FMSCI National Rotax Max Karting Championship (Karting):
Micro Max: National Champion Driver - Arjun Rajiv;
National Champion Team - Peregrine Racing;
Junior Max: National Champion Driver - Yash Aradhya;
Junior Max: National Champion Team – Msport;
Senior Max: National Champion Driver - Aaroh Ravindra;
Senior Max National Champion Team - Rayo Racing

MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (2W):
Super Sport Indian 300-400cc: National Champion Rider - Amarnath Menon;
National Champion Team - Gusto Racing India; National Champion Manfacturer - KTM;
Super Sport Indian 165cc: National Champion Rider - Jagan K;
National Champion Team - TVS Racing;
National Champion Manufacturer – TVS;
Pro Stock upto 165cc: National Champion Rider - Arvind B;
National Champion Team - Honda Ten 10 Racing;
National Champion Manufacturer - Honda;
Stock upto 165 cc GIRLS: National Champion Rider - Aishwarya PM;
National Champion Team - Apex Racing Academy;
National Champion Manufacturer – Yamaha;
Stock up to 165 cc: National Champion Rider - Sai Rahil Pillarishetty;
National Champion Team - Sparks Racing;
National Champion Manufacturer - Yamaha

MRF MOGRIP FMSCI National Supercross Championship (2W):
Class 1 - SX1 – Group A - Upto 250cc (2Stroke) & 500cc (4 Stroke) - National Champion Rider - Harith Noah;
Class 2 - Novice Class - Group C - Stroke 2/4 – Up to 260cc - National Champion Rider - Mahesh VM;
Class 5 - Indian Experts Class - Group C - Stroke 2/4 – Up to 260cc - National Champion Rider - Mahesh VM;
Class 6 - Experts Class - Group C - Stroke 2/4 – Up to 260cc - National Champion Rider - Mahesh VM;
Class 7 - SX2 - Group A – Up to 250cc (2Stroke) & 500cc (4 Stroke) - National Champion Rider - Adnan Ahmed;
Class 8 - Jr Sx - Group 'A/B/C/D – Up to 250cc -Stroke 2/4 - National Champion Rider - Yuvraj Sinh S Kondedeshmukh

MRF MOGRIP FMSCI National Rally Championship (2W):
National Rally Champion: Rider - R Nataraj;
Super Bike Pro Expert: National Champion Rider - R Nataraj;
Super Bike Expert: National Champion Rider - Sanjay Kumar;
Super Sport 130 cc: National Champion Rider - Mahesh Chandu;
Super Sport 165 cc: National Champion Rider - Imran Pasha J;
Super Sport 260 cc: National Champion Rider - Rajendra RE;
Super Sport 400 cc: National Champion Rider - Venu Ramesh Kumar;
Super Sport 550 cc: National Champion Rider - Vinit Sharma;
Scooter: National Champion Rider - Syed Asif Ali;
Ladies: National Champion Rider - Aishwarya P.M.

MMSC FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship (2W):
4 Stroke Up to 165 cc: National Champion Rider - Jagan K;
4 Stroke 166 cc to 225 cc: National Champion Rider - Mujahid Pasha;
4 Stroke 226 cc to 360 cc: National Champion Rider - Yogeshwaran P;
4 Stroke 361 cc to 550 cc: National Champion Rider - Ashwin Kumar R;
4 Stroke 551 cc to 850 cc - National Champion Rider - Manohar B.N.;
4 Stroke 851 cc to 1050 cc - National Champion Rider - Rizwan Khan;
4 Stroke Above 1051 cc - National Champion Rider - Rameez Khan;
4 Stroke Unrestricted - National Champion Rider - Hemanth Muddappa

MMSC FMSCI Indian National Dirt Track Championship (2W):
Group C up to 260 cc: Novice - National Champion Rider - Lokesh Bhosale;
Open - National Champion Rider - Pinkesh Thakkar;
Group B upto 260 cc: Open - National Champion Rider - Pinkesh Thakkar;
Group A upto 500 cc - Open - National Champion Rider - Rugved D Barguje;
Group A upto 260 cc - Junior - National Champion Rider - Yuvraj Sinh S Kondedeshmukh

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