About Arjun

18 year old ArjunMaini is looking forward to his 2016 season, after a solid learning year in 2015 FIA European Formula 3 series.

Prior to this in 2014, Arjun had a a highly successful year where he placed 2nd overall in the BRDC Formula 4 Championship with the Lanan Racing Team.

IN 2013, Arjun finished second overall in the JK Tyre Racing Series in India, which included two victories at the Buddh International F1 venue. He was also the winner of the Super 6 Series in Malaysia, driving Formula BMW machinery at the Sepang circuit.

Prior to stepping into cars in 2013, Maini enjoyed a successful karting career which included being classified fifth overall in the ROK Cup International Final in Lonato in 2012, against 72 drivers from over 20 countries while also participating in the WSK Euro and Master series in the KF Category. In the last five years, Maini has secured over 80 podium finishes including 22 wins.

Driver Biography

Driver Bio

Date of birth

December 10th 1997

Age

18

Nationality

Indian

Interests

Wrestling, Cycling, Fitness, Video Editing.

Favorite Cuisine

Indian

Most memorable moment

First International win at BRDC f4

Motorsport Idol

Sebastian Vettel

Career Highlights

  • 2015

    4th overall in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealnd, with 2 wins, 5 podiums, 3 pole positions and 2 fastest laps.
    4th overall in Race 2 of the Pau Grand Prix.
    10th in the Macau Grand Prix on debut.

  • 2014

    Second overall in the BRDC Formula 4 championship with a total of 4 wins, 9 podiums, 5 pole positions and 6 fastest laps.
    Highest ranked Indian driver in the Driver Database (which compiles statistics from all over the world).

  • 2013

    Second in JK Tyre Racing Series Championship in India, winning two races on the Buddh International Circuit.
    Winner of Super 6 Series in Asia.
    Competed in WSK Euro and Master karting in KF category.

  • 2012

    Fifth in ROK Cup International Final in Junior ROK category, at Lonato Italy against 72 of the best drivers from over 20 countries.
    Raced in MSA British Karting Championship with Force India F1 team backing - awarded best rookie at Rowrah.
    Second place in Junior category in the Indonesia Kart Prix 2012.
    First place in Junior max category in Rotax Invitational Karting Race held at Kuala Lumpur.

  • 2011

    Winner of Force India F1 Team Academy's 'One From a Billion Hunt'.
    JK Tyre FMSCI Junior Max National Karting Champion 2011.
    Winner of AKOC race in Macau.
    Winner of Ask KF3 Race in Elite, Malaysia.
    Second overall in the AKS Malaysian Championship 2011.

  • 2010

    J.K. Tyre Rotax Max Junior Vice-Champion
    Most number of fastest laps

  • 2009

    Youngest driver to take part in the J.K. Tyre Rotax Max Junior Max National championship at age 11.
    Selected by Red Rooster Racing Team.

  • 2008

    Royal Kelantan Kart Prix 2008, Malaysia Winner (First Indian to win a kart race abroad).

  • 2007

    MRF MAI Rotax Mini Max National Champion.