NASCAR award for KarthikeyanBy IANS
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
MIAMI - Indias first Formula One driver, Narain Karthikeyan, now participating in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series here, was adjudged the “Most Popular Driver of 2010″ in a fan poll held on the NASCAR website.
Karthikeyan, who drives for Starbeast Motorsports team, defeated veterans and fan favourites like Ron Hornaday and 2010 champion Todd Bodine.
On receiving the award at the NASCAR end of season Awards Banquet here Sunday, Karthikeyan said: Racing in NASCAR has been such a rewarding experience, both personally and professionally.
“From the other drivers to the fans, everyone has been extremely welcoming and supportive. I really want to thank all the fans, in India.”