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Rally driver Gaurav Gill nominated again for Arjuna

Gill, who won the series opener in New Zealand last week, is the reigning APRC champion and won the trophy for the first time in 2013.  

Published: 03rd May 2017 06:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd May 2017 06:42 PM   |  A+A-

Gaurav Gill. File Photo

By PTI

NEW DELHI:  Two-time Asia Pacific Rally champion, Gaurav Gill, is hoping to become the first Arjuna awardee from Indian motorsports after the FMSCI recommended him for the sporting honour for the second time in three years.      

"Yes, we have recommended him for the honour. He deserves the award and hopefully he will get it this time," FMSCI president Akbar Ebrahim confirmed to PTI.      

Performances of last four years will be taken into consideration before the recipients of the coveted award are picked.      

Gill, who won the series opener in New Zealand last week, is the reigning APRC champion and won the trophy for the first time in 2013.      

Performances of last four years will be taken into consideration before the recipients of the coveted award are picked by the Sports Ministry appointed committee . 



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