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Re: Karun Chandhok thread..

Postby vijay-krishnan » Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:18 am

Really nice audio interview with Karun !

http://www.crash.net/radio.asp?cid=7

He seems to be the topic of converation all around the gp2 paddock....Good luck to him at Spa !

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread..

Postby Dhruv » Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:31 pm

Karun WON the sprint race today at Spa.  He also finished in the points in the earlier race.  Karun seems to be having better luck and results as the season comes closer to the end.  This is the best result by an Indian racing driver ever maybe... 

I wonder if Karun will stay in GP2 next year or if he will get a chance in F1.  Getting results like he has in the past few races in GP2 certainly can't hurt his chances...

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby jaydeep » Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:41 pm

Bloody hell ...  :notworthy: woohoo :notworthy:

I m out of words .. Great work by Karun winning his first Sprint race on his rookie year on GP2 series ... :D

And I wasn't home so missed watching this sprectacular win by Karun ... :damn: Now I m checking Ten Sports schedule for repeat telecast.

Interview of Karun from GP2 Series site

Heartly congratulation Karun!!! We all r proud of u and ur achievement.

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby ssp » Sun Sep 16, 2007 7:38 pm

Fantastic win for Karun. Well done.

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby kujo » Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:40 pm

Quote from Karun's interview:
This weekend there’s been a lot of speculation about next year, for India as well, it’s the first time I’ve heard the national anthem at a Formula One Grand Prix, so that’s a special feeling as well. It’s been live on TV in India so everyone’s going crazy back at home.


It is always a thrill to hear India's national anthem played at any International sporting events. Congratulations Karun!! keep it up. You have done us proud!

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby kujo » Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:03 pm

Karun is definitely coming into his own, as a rookie on GP2. He is learning and applying what he learnt during the race. He is also taking calculated risks, which is really good. 

While there may be a great chance for him to move into F1 next year, what with the Spyker team being bought out by Vijay Mallaya and others, I think it may be too early. I really don't want him to try F1 and be discarded in a year if things don't click there...

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby kallu » Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:06 pm

awesome stuff karun !!.. woohoo
he has really improved so much over a year..
but i think one more year in gp2 wouldnt hurt !!

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby ajay » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:29 am

Fantastic win!!! Awesome!! Karun keep it up and get more podium finishes!

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby puneets » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:31 am

Congratulations Karun. Hope to see you in the forum soon.

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby suresh » Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:07 am

Way  to go Karun. Keep it up.

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby Sandeep » Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:13 am

Amazing victory. I was thrilled to read this news on the paper today morning. Karun has become the first Indian ever to finish No.1 on a GP circuit. Way to go Karun.

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby Sathya » Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:16 am

Yes its an amazing feat ! Congratulations Karun for your achievement !!! We are proud of you !
You are on track to achieve more ! Keep it up !
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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby Dhruv » Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:27 pm

I saw the race on Eurosport and Karun made a good move on the outside to take the lead.  He tried some aggressive maneuvers in the first race as well, some of which came off and one almost resulted in an off.  All in all some fairly aggressive driving by Karun in a series where overtaking is possible unlike Lucas di Grassi who seemed to be quite content in finishing in the points rather than try and overtake or atleast pressure the leaders...

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby vijay-krishnan » Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:56 am

Di Grassi actually seemed to be outpaced throughout the race with Karun constantly pulling away from him...and he basically blasted away in the lead after he passed Soucek.....a move around the outside at that part of the circuit....RIDICULOUS !! No wonder Alonso told him it was a nice move.....GREAT WORK !! Stunning win !!  :notworthy: :notworthy:

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Re: Karun Chandhok thread.. (Wins sprint race GP2 @ Spa)

Postby jayakris » Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:10 am

Vroooom Karun, Vroooom!   Jay


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