Who: Zayn Khan
What: Elected as President of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
When: 22 September 2015
Zayn Khan was on 22 September 2015 unanimously elected as the President of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI). His appointment was necessitated by the death of R Bharath Raj, who passed away while serving as President on August 15.
Khan is a resident of Hyderabad and represents the Western India Automobile Association. He has years of hands-on experience in the sport and has contributed a lot for the technical side of the sport in India.
As head of the stewards development, training and deployment, Khan has extensive knowledge about rallying. He also has experience in officiating at the international level.
About The Federation of Motor Sports Club of India (FMSCI)
• FMSCI was formed in the year 1971 as a federation of five clubs to promote motorsporting events in the country.
• It is a Private Limited company registered under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act 1956.
• It is also recognised as the National Sports Federation (NSF) by the Indian Government for the promotion and governance of motorsports in India.
• Its main functions are formulation of sporting rules for various types of motorsports, issue of competition licenses, permits to clubs to organize motorsporting events, training and deputation of sporting officials and to raise the standard of Indian Motorsports to International levels.