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Narain Karthikeyan

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Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977) is an Indian racing driver. He was the first Indian driver to compete in Formula One.He has previously competed in A1GP, and the Le Mans Series. He has won multiple races in A1GP, British F3, World series by Nissan, AutoGP, Formula Asia, British Formula Ford & Opel series in his single-seater career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Narain Karthikeyan has received more than 1,229,982 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Narain Karthikeyan is the 650th most popular racing driver (down from 603rd in 2019), the 766th most popular biography from India (down from 673rd in 2019) and the most popular Indian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Narain Karthikeyan ranks 650 out of 888Before him are Kenny Acheson, Alan Rees, Peter Ashdown, Duncan Hamilton, Henry Banks, and Chris Lawrence. After him are Jimmy Bryan, Fabio Quartararo, Hap Sharp, Jari-Matti Latvala, Domenico Schiattarella, and Troy Bayliss.

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Among people born in 1977, Narain Karthikeyan ranks 243Before him are Marco Storari, Iva Majoli, Elisa, Theodoros Papaloukas, Alex Manninger, and Benni McCarthy. After him are Danielle Harris, Devon, Cyril Abiteboul, Kadri Simson, Tomm Moore, and Malik Bendjelloul.

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Among people born in India, Narain Karthikeyan ranks 766 out of 1,493Before him are MS Dhoni (1981), John Abraham (1972), Boman Irani (1959), Bano Qudsia (1928), M. Balamuralikrishna (1930), and Maneka Gandhi (1956). After him are Abhay Ashtekar (1949), Vikram Seth (1952), Smita Patil (1955), Mehdi Hassan (1927), Chandramukhi Basu (1860), and Yogi Adityanath (1972).


Among racing drivers born in India, Narain Karthikeyan ranks 1After him are Karun Chandhok (1984).

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