Articles by Kunal Shah
May 08, 2019
Below-par Formula 3 Championship notwithstanding, India's Jehan Daruvala gunning for top-three finish in upcoming seasonGiven the Formula 3 series’ profile, some of the best racing talents aiming for a career in Formula 1 will be competing alongside Jehan in 2019. In pre-season testing, Jehan has registered competitive lap-times and considerable mileage.
Apr 13, 2019
Kush Maini interview: Indian racer on driving in Renault Eurocup, learning from brother Arjun Maini's career and moreThe motorsport ladder is complicated and ever-evolving, but both Maini brothers are making smart decisions while keeping their focus on Formula 1
Feb 19, 2019
Arjun Maini interview: Indian racing ace on decision to switch to endurance racing, road ahead to Formula One and moreIn an exclusive interview, Arjun Maini speaks about his decision to switch to endurance racing, his plans to race in Formula One and more.
Feb 10, 2019
Down memory lane: VR Naren Kumar, India's most successful rally driver, talks about good old days of sport in IndiaFirstpost had the opportunity to chat exclusively with Naren on the heydays of rallying in India, his illustrious career, how the sport of rallying has evolved and of course, the impact of technology on motorsport and more
Dec 05, 2018
Force India's Formula One journey in 8 short tales: From awful first season to memorable race at home in 2011Understandably, Indian Formula 1 fans are disappointed, but I believe it is time to celebrate the successful decade (2008-2018) Force India had in the world of Formula 1. Here are some highlights of the team, on and off track.
May 06, 2018
Jehan Daruvala interview: Force India recruit not chasing Formula 1 break, ready to bide time at Formula 3Calm, composed and realistic Jehan Daruvala is not chasing Formula 1 yet, aiming instead to ace the Formula 3 Championship.
Feb 21, 2018
Esteban Ocon interview: Force India's rising star on rivalry with Sergio Perez, plans to improve performance and moreOcon already holds a unique all-time record in Formula 1 - the driver with the longest streak of race finishes from debut. His record stands at 27 Grands Prix.
Feb 20, 2018
Sergio Perez interview: Force India driver on association with Formula 1 team, expectations for 2018 and moreFor Perez's career, the 2018 Formula 1 season could be a make or break one. Even before the start of the season, there is already speculation that a cockpit could be available at Ferrari and Mercedes come 2019.
Feb 12, 2018
Vijay Mallya exclusive interview: I take special satisfaction when Force India are called ‘bang for buck world champions'In an exclusive interview, Vijay Mallya talks about Force India’s progress over the last 10 years, future goals and the possibility of an Indian Formula 1 driver.
Nov 11, 2017
Mika Hakkinen interview: Have great respect for Lewis Hamilton’s physical and psychological powerBetween his hot laps for the Indian fans in the Caparo Turbo race car and desire to eat spicy food, Mika Hakkinen settled down with Firstpost for a candid, no-holds-barred chat.