HYDERABAD: Every driver’s dream is to end a racing weekend on the podium and Indian ace Akhil Rabindra is not any completely different. Akhil, 24, who’s the solely Indian driver in the European GT4 Championship, intends to end this weekend (May 28-30) in the lead by securing a spot in the high 3 of the Circuit Paul Richard – Le Castellet in France .
Akhil, who had secured a spot at the Aston Martin Racing (AMR) Drivers Academy for the third consecutive time this yr, will drive an Aston Martin Racing V8 Vantage GT4 along with his 19-year-old French teammate Hugo Conde for the crew. AGS Events Races. Akhil is not any stranger to the Paul Richard circuit, having already raced right here twice.
“The track has an interesting mix of fast and slow corners. The competition will certainly be greater and a lot will depend on our driving. I can’t wait to get back on track with AGS Events Racing, ”mentioned Akhil.
Before this race, Akhil had competed in the French FFSA GT championship the earlier season. With his teammate Vannelet, he made a comeback ending sixth in the Pro-Am class and tenth general in the second race, whereas they completed ninth in their respective class in the first race.
In the 2019 GT4 European Championship Akhil and his teammate Florian Thoma managed to end in P4, however a late penalty put them in P15 general. The duo later set a powerful time and managed to end fifth in qualifying and seventh in race two.
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