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Armaan Ebrahim

The 18-year-old race car driver is gearing up for the 2008 GP2 Asia Series in April

Armaan Ebrahim
Armaan Ebrahim
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Why did you take up motor racing?
Passion for speed and a passion to race to the best of my ability all the time and to continue to redefine the limit.

As a child what was it like growing up with an F3 champ dad? 
It was fun and also annoying at times. He was having his fun and I had to watch. But without knowing, I was automatically observing things and learning all the time.

How close is the GP2 Asia series to F1?
Very close indeed. It’s only about 6 secs a lap slower than an F1 car. It’s also very competitive with 26 of the best drivers in the world after F1 competing with each other.

Why is your sport difficult? It looks so easy on TV!
It sure does look easy. But it’s probably the toughest sport, mentally and physically. Firstly, you’re driving at speeds in excess of 300 kmph and these speeds are reached within a distance of 600 mts. Then you’re cornering through the fast corners at speeds close to 280 to 300 km. The G Force on your neck and abdomen is...

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