Formula E: Karun Chandhok Terminated By Mahindra Racing

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Formula E racer Karun Chandhok, who races for Team Mahindra has been terminated due to disappointing performance in the inaugural season of Formula E.

In a highly competitive race, Chandhok could manage the 8th position out of 10. He aimed to be in the first three slots.

His team mate, Bruno Senna, from Brazil outperformed Chandhok during the season. Chandhok finished 17th in the driver's standing scoring 18 points while Senna was 10th, with 40 points.

Dilbagh Gill, Mahindra Team Principal said the driver line up will be announced on the 10th of August.

Gill told PTI, "We are very close to deciding on the drivers for the upcoming season. We have tested with a lot of exciting drivers in the past one month and we are evaluating who is best for the team."

"Whoever comes on board, the bottom line is performance of the team. Last year was disappointing to be honest. We did not perform to our capabilities. It wasn't acceptable to anyone in the team."

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Story first published: Thursday, August 6, 2015, 12:28 [IST]
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