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Anindith named National Motorsports Person of 2017

IANS  |  Chennai 

Hyderabads Anindith Reddy was crowned 'FMSCI National MotorSports Person of the Year 2017 at a glittering function here on Sunday.

The 26-year-old, who has been scorching the domestic circuit since his debut in 2014, had a spectacular run last season, scoring a unique double and winning the MRF FF 1600 and the Euro JK 17 titles, in the two National Racing Championships, according to a release.

FIA world motor sport and its presented the award to him in the presence of the country's foremost racers, rallyists and officials.

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

KD Madan, a former FMSCI and K1000 champion, was conferred for his immense contribution to the sport in the country.

The country's outstanding performers during the year were felicitated at the FMSCI Awards Nite, including Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala, Aditya Patel, Armaan Ebrahim, and Abhilash PG.

A number of women, who have been doing well at the national level, were also among the awardees, led by Aishwarya PM, Rhyana Bee A, and

In the two-wheeler categories, Amarnath Menon (racing; Indian 300-400cc), Jagan K (racing; Indian 165cc); R Nataraj (rally), (rally; super bike), Vinit Sharma (rally; 550cc), Jagan K (drag racing; 4-Stroke up to 165cc), Rameez Khan (drag racing; 4-Stroke Above 1051cc), (drag racing; Stroke Unrestricted), Rugved D Barguje (dirt track; Group A upto 500cc - Open); (SuperCross; Class 1 - SX1 - A Up to 250Cc {2Stroke} & 500C {4-Stroke}) were some of the prominent winners.

Aaroh Ravindra (Senior Max), Yash Aradhya (Junior Max) and (Micro Max) were the champions in the Meco National Rotax Max Championship.



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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 21:54 IST