New Delhi: India's Motorsport (FMSCI) board on Saturday denied reports that the driver of the popular car Gaurav Gill misrepresented his victory in the Arjuna selection committee but his Vicky Chandhok members called for an investigation. fully done on the issue.
Three-time Asia Auxiliary Rally Championship (APRC) Gill became the first motorcycle driver to be awarded the Arjuna Award earlier this year.
However, according to a press release, there was a consensus that his application to the Arjuna Awards was considered.
The report stated that Gill claimed in his 13-page petition, signed by FMSCI Secretary General Rajan Sayal, that he had "won 11 stages of the World Rally Championship" 2018 but that the claim was dismissed by the international body. in the FIA. Internationale de l & # 39; Automobile).
As secretary-general, FMSCI criticizes the most difficult points possible because it is meant to mislead people who do not understand the engine, "FMSCI wrote on its twitter account.
"Gaurav's application clearly states that he participated in the WRC2 World Rally Championship 2018. And yes, he has won 11 stages."
Chandhok, who sits on the FMSCI board and is a former president, said Gill was a worthy candidate for Arjuna but the body must fully investigate the matter.
For the same reason, he also wrote a letter to FMSCI President J Prithiraj, in which he had a copy of PTI.
"I sincerely hope that there is no deception in the game and I really pray that everything will be true from the bid because the consequences will be very difficult for the people involved," he said. the letter to the president. .
Chandhok, who helped bring Formula 1 to India, later told PTI: "It may or may not lie to reality but it needs to be thoroughly investigated."
Last year, Gill participated in four rallies, one in Italy, Finland, Wales and Australia as an unregistered driver in the World Rally Championship 2 and won 11 stages.
WRC2 is a secondary competition. It is the World Rally Championship reunion series and is set to be set in the same stages.
Last week, Gill and his pedestrian were cut off from a murder charge they were not allowed to kill after their car crashed into a motorcycle during the National Rally Championship in Rajasthan and killed a couple and their son.
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