|Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan was born on January 14, 1977. He is an A1GO and Formula One driver. In 1998, Karthikeyan with the Carlin Motor sport team made his debut in the British Formula Three Championship. He participated in the Formula Nippon F3000 Championship in 2001, and was ranked amongst the top ten. In the same year, he became the first Indian to ever drive an F1 car.