About Kush

2018 saw Kush achieve a 3rd overall in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship, amassing 1 win and 7 further podiums in the process. After experiencing his best year in racing, Kush is now determined to consolidate his position as one of India's most promising hopes for Formula One as he competes in the Regional F3 Formula Renault Eurocup in 2019.

Prior to his exploits in cars, Kush also had a decorated karting career setting numerous benchmarks for both Indians and Asians competing in Europe. In 2013 he became the first Indian to win a race in the 60 Mini class, he also finished 2nd overall in the WSK Euro Series and 3rd overall in the WSK Masters Series.The talented youngster followed this up by finishing 4th overall in the 2014 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship, while 2015 saw him become the Vice-Champion of the WSK Gold Cup and the first Asian to win the Trofeo Andrea Margutti.

Driver Bio

Date of Birth

September 22, 2000.

Age

18

Nationality

Indian

Interests

Football, Playstation, Swimming, Badminton, Table Tennis, Wrestling.

Favorite Cuisine

Italian and Japanese (Sushi).

Motorsport Idol

Ayrton Senna

Career Highlights

    2018

  • Third overall in the BRDC British F3 season with 7 podiums and 1 win.
  • 2017

  • Podiums at Monza and Imola two historic F1 venues.
  • 7th overall in the Italian F4 Series.
  • 2016

  • Debut in Formula cars.
  • 4th overall in the Rookie Standings.
  • 2015

  • Winner of the Trofeo Andrea Margutti
  • 2nd overall in the WSK Gold Cup.
  • 3rd overall in Round 1 of the CIK-FIA European Championship.
  • 2nd overall in Round 5 DKM championship (debut senior class race).
  • First Indian to compete in the KZ (Shifter Class).
  • 2014

  • 4th overall in the World Karting Championship.
  • Most number of fastest laps and pole positions in the J.K. TyreRotax Max National Karting Championship.
  • Youngest ever Indian to compete in a Formula BMW race.
  • Youngest ever Indian to finish in the top 5 in the World Karting Championship.
  • 2013

  • 2nd overall in the WSK Euro Series.
  • 3rd overall in the WSK Masters Series.
  • Only Indian to finish in the top 3 in both the WSK Euro and Masters Series'.
  • Best Karter of the year, in the J.K. TyreRotax Max National Karting Championship.
  • Won 2 out of 3 races in the J.K. TyreRotax Max National Karting Championship.
  • First Indian to win a WSK race.
  • Only Indian to ever go for the WSK Grand Gala.
  • 2012

  • Youngest participant in the J.K. TyreRotax Max National Karting Championship Junior Class.
  • Second in the National Championship in my first year in the Junior Category lost first by 3 points.
  • 2011

  • Completely dominated the J.K. TyreRotax Max National Championship, winning the championship by the biggest margin ever in India by gaining 6 out of 6 wins, most pole positions, most fastest laps and winning ever single race.
  • 2nd in the ASK (All stars karting championship).
  • 2010

  • Youngest Indian to win a race in Malaysia.
  • Youngest ever driver to compete and win in the Micro Max Category in the J.K. Tyre National Karting Championship.
  • Akbar Ibrahim young star award.
  • 2009

  • Signed by Red Rooster Racing to compete in the Rotax Max National Championship.

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