Bharath Raj elected motor sports federation chief

Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) R. Bharath Raj, chairman of the Karnataka Motor Sports Club, was unanimously elected president of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) here Monday.

Bharath succeeds J. Prithviraj of Coimbatore Auto Sports Club, who completed his one-year term.
Vijay Mallya was unanimously elected the chairman of honour, while Madras Motor Sports Club’s K.D. Madan was unanimous choice for vice-president of the FMSCI.
The office-bearers elected for a period of two years are:
President: R Bharath Raj (KMSC). Vice-president: KD Madan (MMSC). Chairman of Honour: Vijay Mallya.
Council members: J. Prithiviraj (Coimbatore Auto Sports Club, Coimbatore), Akbar Ebrahim (Meco Motor Sports Pvt. Ltd., Chennai), J. Balamurugan (Spitfire Motorsports Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore), Ashwin Pandit (Western India Sports Association, Nashik), Jayesh Desai (Northern Motorsports, Noida), Manjeev Bhalla (Himalayan Motor Sports Association, Shimla).