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Tuesday, February 01, 2005  

Edited picture, sourced from narainracing.com
Narain Karthikeyen is on the verge of an F1 start. JordanF1's new owners (Canada's Midland group) have confirmed that Narain would be their #1 driver, if he brings in sufficient funds (note: narain missed minardi for lack of funds). Chances, they say, are 90% [Rediff, however, has already declared the result]. With the kind of television viewership and F1 following in India, who wouldnt want to be a sponsor!

Indian fans Down Under cannot ask for more. Sania thirlled them first, and when F1 Calendar begins in Melbourne, time for national colors again. If all goes well. [Friends on track? BAR's Jenson Button, was Narain's rival in F3]

"He's pretty quick - but a bit wild as well. He'll be quite exciting." ~ Trevor Carlin, Jordan sporting director (with whom Narain had worked during his Formula 3 years).

: appadi poadra aruvaala :

Update: The press release.

posted by pradeep | Permalink | (9)

9 Comments:

Dude
I know or atleast knew Narain personally and pretty well since he used to be a part of the same Rotaract Club I was a member of. I dunno if he remembers me anymore :( but I can always say I used to know him. Attaboy Narain !

By Blogger The Last Blogger, at 8:35 AM 

Daaaai...idhennavo Minnale-la vara Vivek Comedy maadri irukkae!

By Blogger pradeep, at 10:00 AM 

machi enakku Bill Clinton oda sex life e theriyum, Narain Karthikeyan enna periya matter :-)

He is insufficient of funds, what are the colleges doing man.

By Blogger saranyan, at 12:01 PM 

You probably know why Hillary fainted yesterday, then!
;)

By Blogger pradeep, at 1:01 PM 

Super appu.....
buddy, appo kandippa Indy porom..narain support pannrom.... okkamakka...shumi eppadi win pannraanu oru kay paathuduvom...:-)

By Blogger JaganLee, at 4:03 PM 

Kandippaaga. Nichayamaga.

"Schumi-a Thookroamda" ~ Chinna Kalaivanar

By Blogger pradeep, at 4:32 PM 

Great to see another guy from Coimbatore making news in the world of sports. Hopefully Adam Siclair will make his mark in a few years.
Karivardhan the pioneer in Coimbatore Motosports must be smiling at us from heavens!

By Blogger AR, at 8:37 PM 

Right Anand, a family of risk-takers.
Wishing him the best.

Aside: Adam Sinclair remembers NandKishore as the hockey dude from Stanes.

By Blogger pradeep, at 12:01 AM 

Machi
Naan rouse panla. Narain and I were members of the same Rotaract Club and we met quite often for club meetings and events and stuff. In addition, he had a thing for Ramar temple in Ramnagar where I used to live and visited around the time I used to go often and we used to chat a bit there.
Ana all this was in 97-99 time frame. Ippo avan yaaro, naan yaaro :(

By Blogger The Last Blogger, at 9:19 AM 

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