Arjun Maini is able to match his record-setting fourth position during the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, but his most impressive result of the season lies to come. In a close finish to his debut DTM season this Indian driver managed to keep within the points and match his best career performance. He is now ranked 18th in the drivers’ rankings.
Arjun Maini’s Karting career
Arjun Maini is back to his best career-high fourth position in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTWM) at the Hungaroring. The Indian had a stellar start to his GP3 series , and has also enjoyed victory in the Asian Le Mans Series, as well. The first race he competed in at the Shanghai International Circuit in the Asian Le Mans Series has been won by an Indian. In 2021, he moved to the DTM to join Team GetSpeed, a Mercedes-AMG Team GetSpeed. He won the title of the youngest Indian winner of the race.
Arjun Maini has an extensive race background. He has his father and brother competing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. He also has a father who raced at the Formula India Single Seater Maruti Engine championship. His father bought him his first go-kart when he was of five. He also inspired his passion for motorsports. Chetan Maini is an Indian business magnate that developed India’s very first electric vehicle. Now, he is the advisor to Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited.
The beginning of a racing career
Arjun Maini reaches career-best fourth at DTM race at Spelberg, Germany: The 22-year-old Indian driver is a world-class driver with a performance of fourth place in the final round of the DTM championship. Due to an earlier round penalty, Maini qualified at seventh place, but had to start at tenth. The race that was completely wet, saw Maini make a pit stop early for slick tyres.
Young Indian racer has a diverse race background. The racing career he began in was Formula 2 where he was an instructor for the Haas F1 Team. He switched to racing sportscars for the following year, and was a participant throughout the European Le Mans Series. At the 24 Hours of Le Mans In the 24 Hours of Le Mans, he was in the top 15 places in the LMP2 category, however his team had to retire because of a mechanical problem.
His time at Jenzer Motorsport
Arjun Maini was fourth in his fourth place finish at the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, equaling his best career finish. He is a young Indian driver started seventh, with a start in the tenth spot as a result of a penalty incurred in the previous race. The wet weather conditions proved to be an advantage and he was able to come home with a fourth position. When he had 15 minutes left in the Pit Window, he pitted and took advantage of the slippery tires. The driver was forced to return to P12.
Maini made a career best fourth place in 2017’s GP3 championship, but has performed well throughout the GP3 series. Maini is a frequent podium performer throughout the GP3 series since joining the Sahara Force India team in 2012. After an impressive start in the GP3 season, Maini could claim victory at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Maini has managed to finish on the podium during the GP3 series over three consecutive seasons.
His time with Mercedes-AMG Performance Team GetSpeed
Arjun Maini, the first Indian driver to compete in the DTM for 2021 will join Mercedes-AMG Performance Team GetSpeed. Despite being just twenty-one years old, Arjun Maini, the previous Haas F1 Development Driver is already well-known in the motorsport world in India. His successes with the team and the racing career he has had is sure to encourage budding motorsports stars from India.
Arjun Maini has been racing in single-seaters for a number of years, and he’s trying to make the leap to F1. Prior to that, he raced in Formula 2 and worked as a Haas developing driver. In addition, he’s been in the GP3 series with the Jenzer team. There, he was fifth in his debut season, and was able to secure a place for the 24 Hours of Le Mans later this year.