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Formula 4 race organized for the first time in Srinagar, J&k

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 19-03-2024
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On March 17, 2024, a Formula-4 car racing event was organized for the first time in Srinagar. This car racing event was held on the banks of Dal Lake in Boulevard Road located on the Zabarwan Mountain Range. This race took place on a 1.7 kilometer track from Lalit Ghat to Nehru Park.

Organizer of Formula-4 race:

  • The Formula-4 car racing event in Srinagar was organized by the Federation of Motor Clubs of India.
  • After the event, Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri said that after this event, enthusiasm for sports among the youth in Kashmir will increase. With this, sports will also be seen as a career option among the youth.
  • There is no world championship for FIA Formula-4 racing events but instead they are organized as regional events.
  • In comparison to Formula 1, Formula 3 and Formula 4 are low speed races. In this, the maximum speed of the car can be up to 210 kilometers per hour.
  • The minimum age to participate in the Formula-4 car racing event should be 15 years.

Organizing Formula-4 car racing will enhance the beauty of the area:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 17 lauded the first-ever Formula 4 car racing event on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • This would help further showcase the beauty of the area.
  • The event was organized to promote tourism under the auspices of the Tourism Department in collaboration with Formula-4 and Indian Racing League. The race was organized with the aim of encouraging multi-career options for local youth.
  • Formula car racing events have been held at the International Buddha Circuit elsewhere in India.

Famous Formula One drivers from India:

  • Narayan Karthikeyan is India's only Formula One driver. Karthikeyan has won by participating in Formula Maruti at the age of just 16. Presently he is a role model for millions of youth of the country in this game of speed.
  • World famous formula car racing events

About Formula One:

  • Formula One is also called F1 in short. F1 is an international auto racing sport. It is the highest level of single-seat, open-wheel and open-cockpit professional motor racing competition.
  • An F1 season consists of a series of races known as Grands Prix.
  • F1 racing is governed and sanctioned by a world body called the International Automobile Federation (FIA).
  • The word "formula" in its name refers to a sequence of rules that all participants are supposed to follow.

The ten best Formula 1 drivers of all time:

  • The greatest driver in the history of Formula One is often debated. By comparing these statistical data of world driver wins we can see the top drivers as follows:
    • Lewis Hamilton - 103 wins
    • Michael Schumacher - 91 wins
    • Max Verstappen – 56 wins
    • Sebastian Vettel – 53 wins
    • Alain Prost – 51 wins
    • Ayrton Senna - 41 wins
    • Fernando Alonso - 32 wins
    • Nigel Mansell - 31 wins
    • Jackie Stewart - 27 wins
    • Niki Lauda - 25 wins


Answer: Srinagar

Answer: Narayan Karthikeyan is India's only Formula One driver.

Answer: Lewis Hamilton
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