Akbar Ebrahim gets a second term as FMSCI president

After his first stint as the FMSCI president between 2016 and 2018, former racer Akbar Ebrahim was unanimously elected for a second term on Monday.

Akbar Ebrahim returns to his second stint as FMSCI chief after a completing a term earlier from 2016 to 2018.   -  Special Arrangement

Former racer Akbar Ebrahim was on Monday unanimously elected for a second term as the president of India’s motorsports governing body, Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).

The elections were held via video-conference amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ebrahim had his first stint as FMSCI chief from 2016-2018 following which he was replaced by J Prithviraj.

“It is without doubt, going to be a very challenging and tough year given the unprecedented pandemic situation the whole world is facing. I am sure that the FMSCI will collectively rise to the occasion and manage the situation to the best of its ability,” Ebrahim said in a statement.

Farooq Ahmed was unanimously elected as the vice-president.

The FMSCI boasts of more than 50 affiliates across all corners of the country and there are more than 1200 registered athletes.

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