He was the initial Formula One drivers from India, debuting in 2005, and he continued to race pickups in NASCAR; voted NASCAR’s most well-known driver this year 2010. He went to Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Supplementary College in Coimbatore, India. His initial Formula One competition was the 2005 Australian Grand Prix. He was raised in Tamil Nadu, India. He experienced a open public feud with rival drivers Sebastian Vettel in 2012.