French FFSA GT Championship: Bengaluru racer Akhil Rabindra finishes 9th

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Akhil Rabindra

Twenty-four-year-old Bengaluru-born promising racer Akhil Rabindra helped AGS Events earn a P9 finish in the Pro-Am category at the penultimate race of the French FFSA GT Championship at the 3.8 km long Paul Ricard Circuit in France on Saturday.

The AGS Event-duo comprising of Gilles Vannelet and Aston Martin Academy Driver Akhil Rabindra was behind the wheels of No. 69 Aston Martin Vantage AMR yesterday.

Thirty cars competed for the pole position at the Final of the Circuit Paul Ricard track in the FFSA French Championship, this weekend. Rabindra and his teammate Vannelet, who drove an Aston Martin Vantage AMR, clocked 1:32:792 minutes and qualified P6 in Q1 before Rabindra finished in 1:32:571 minutes to qualify at P13 in Q2.

The AGS Event duo completed 37-lap in Race 1 in 01:02:13.938 hrs to finish P9 in the Pro-Am category and P14 overall.

After the race, Rabindra said, “There’re plenty of opportunities for us to improve and we’re on an upward spiral mode right now. It’ll be an acid test for us on Sunday and we’re up for it.”

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