Narain Karthikeyan wins Sunday’s sensational Dream Race at Fuji, Japan in NSX GT
New Delhi, 26th November, 2019: Narain Karthikeyan, Honda’s SUPER GT Racer for team Modulo Nakajima Racing, marked his win in SUPER GT x DTM Special Exchange Battle, held on Sunday at Fuji Speedway, Japan. With a distinction of being India’s first Formula 1 driver, Narain drove his way to victory in his 2019 Modulo Epson Honda NSX–GT in 57’38.362 minutes. Beating over 22 rivals while overcoming 3 separate safety car interventions and braving unfavorable weather conditions, Karthikeyan created some spectacular racing moments on the race track with a splendid finish.
Speaking about this win, Mr Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd said “We would like to congratulate ace driver from India Narain Karthikeyan and his team Modulo Nakajima Racing for this tremendous victory in SUPER GT x DTM. With the win Karthikayen has added yet another feat to his illustrious career, and we wish him all the very best for future.”
SUPER GT X DTM Dream Race was a special racing event jointly by Japanese SUPER GT Series and DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Master). In two races over 55 minutes plus one lap - one each on Saturday and Sunday, the cars of the two touring car series competed against each other.
| Narain Karthikeyan, Winner, Race 2, Dream Race, Fuji Speedway
"The Modulo Epson NSX-GT had a good feel and a good response from the beginning when I started running on Thursday. Winning the race, it was like a dream come true because I was able to win against the great drivers who participated in the DTM. Thanks to all the settings, the Modulo Epson NSX-GT was faster every time I ran, and I didn't have a hard time in the finals. '