i, THe biker
23 Year Old
No. of Years of track riding/racing : 3,
Track Racing events participated in : National Championship & OMR
For you, what does it mean to be a motorcyclist?
Being a MOTORCYCLIST Being a RIDER Being a RACER whenever I take my bike for riding in tracks for racing or touring .I feel freedom...heartbeats louder BOOM..BOOM..BOOOOM.Its a feeling of being powerful...WINGS.
How has motorcycling changed you and your life?
MOTORCYCLING..a skill teaching how to control,express, live a life and get a direction for your dreams. i got mine on my first official race when I sat on my racing bike and qualified for the race .It just took me from the dreams to the reality into the world of racing.
How would you justify the inherent dangers and risk involved in track racing on motorcycles?
whenever or wereever speed matters... risk involves. MOTORSPORTS IS DANGEROUS but Its upon us at what level we are taking to it..for examle it was like neil armstrong going to the moon without his suit+oxygen.If your with a proper safety gear and all precautions taken it becomes more safer.
Tell us briefly about your 2 most memorable track events?
1)my first official FMSCI National Championship OMR held in chennai 2011,.I was qualified last 20th in cb twistr being my first race starting from last i finished 4th (with 2 laps leading) was the most memorable and the best of mine till today..
2)2012 FMSCI National Championship OMR 1st round held in coimbatour,it was a my novice class that time,there also secured 3rd place.It was an unexpected win as i hv been off track on last lap leading but it was only possible because of my previous training by champions in CALIFORNIA SUPERBIKE SCHOOL.All credits to my parents & BIKE INDIA magzine who sponsord me for the training.
What has been the biggest highlight of your racing career so far?
being a medical student its really tuff to manage two career at a time. with my parents support making a new combination of DOCTOR+RACER i enjoy my life.my wins my sponsorships and support from my friends and college. i earned a RESPECT.
As a track racer, how have you contributed to the society/brotherhood and plan to do so in the years to come?
still not a professional.but i donated my prize amount to ASHA ORPHANS HOUSE,RAJNANDGAON CHHATTISGARH (naxal suffr orphans)
What are the best and the worst things about motorcycle racing in India?
SUPPORT (best & wrost both).......people supporting motorsports dont have enough cash $$$ but their dedication keep us on cloud for never giveup theory & the worst thing is, not enough cash prizes, lack of sponsorship,media coverage and the most worst our Government considers Indian Motorsports as entertainment not a sport.
Golden Question : How do you feel when you ride?
FREEDOM....only me,my bike and the track.....! "my dream is to fly over the rainbow so high gasssssssssssss----> podium" and a feeling for the people who hate motorsports think its time waste, money waste (truth is they actually didnt taste)...i wanna say i forgive them all and feel sorry for them.