Mohammed Nalwalla

The 18-year-old started racing in the year 2014 with his first-ever kart race in the Rookie Cup at Bangalore’s Meco Kartopia in March, where he attained a podium finish. Mohammed also competed in karting championships in Asia, as well as the United Arab Emirates, finishing fifth in the UAE National Karting series.

In 2015, the Indian attained Top 10 finish in the British Karting Championship race at Stragglethorpe. Mohammed then raced for one of India’s top rated karting outfit, Rayo Racing in the Indian National Karting Championship and KartOpen Championship. He claimed the runner-up position in his category in the Indian National Karting Championship with multiple podium finishes and pole positions and attainted multiple podium finishes in KartOpen Champonship as well.

The 2016 season saw Mohammed graduate to single-seater racing, as he competed in the JK Tyre National Racing Series finishing inside the Top 5 overall with multiple podium finishes and a pole position. He also raced in the FIA Formula 4 South East Asia, which acted as the support event to Asian Le Mans series, Asian Touring Car and GT series and the Sepang 24 Hours Endurance race. Mohammed attained multiple rookie podium finishes in his first open-wheel international outing and later achieved few top 3 finishes as well.

For 2017, Mohammed has decided to make a switch to Touring car racing and will compete in the UK-based Mini Challenge series in the JCW category with the ExcelR8 Motorsport Team.

Career timeline:

2014 – KartOpen/Rookie Cup
2014 – JK Tyre Indian National Karting Championship
2014 – UAE Rotax Max Karting Championship
2014 – Asia Max Karting Championship
2015 – UAE Rotax Max Karting Championship
2015 – KartOpen/Rookie Cup
2015 – British Karting Championship
2015 – JK Tyre Indian National Karting Championship
2016 – FIA Formula 4 South East Asia Championship
2016 – JK Tyre National Racing Series

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