(; born May 17, 1989) is a car racer
. He is the son of the ex-Indian F3
champion Akbar Ebrahim
Touted as the most promising racing driver in India today, Armaan Ebrahim started his career in karting and became Formula LGB
Champion in 2004. He later moved to Formula BMW
Asia for the 2005 season. During the same year he represented Team India
in the A1 Grand Prix
Championship, driving in 6 races, before the team was disbanded due to lack of funds. Armaan continued his racing during the summer in the UK, racing in the Formula Renault
UK Championship, one of the most competitive junior formula in the world. Due to the tremendous promise he showed in his maiden season of A1 Grand Prix and his excellent performances in the UK during the summer, he was nominated to drive for the A1 Team India
in the 2006–07 season
He drove for the DPR
team in the 2008 GP2 Asia Series
On December 12, 2008 Ebrahim was announced as the first (and ultimately, only) Asian driver to sign up for the rebirth of FIA Formula Two in 2009, driving car number six. He finished seventeenth in points, with two sixth-place finishes at Brno
being his best results.
The Formula Two Website rated Armaan as the "Driver with the Best Race Form". On an average Armaan overtook 8 cars per race in Formula 2. The second best driver Edoardo Piscopo who managed an average of 5.
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