Birel ART India has a comprehensive racing ladder both in India and Internationally, which starts from our Birel ART India Racing Academy and goes all the way up to the FIA Formula 2 European Championship.
Birel ART has a long tradition of graduating drivers to Formula 1; in fact, about half of the current F1 drivers raced with Birel ART in junior categories.
We are the only program in India that can award a free fully-sponsored participation to the Formula 4 French Championship through the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy.
Our drivers can also compete in variety of national & international championships from the Rotax Indian Karting Championship to the Indian Formula LGB Championship, to the most prestigious International karting competitions, such as the WSK (World Super Karting), FIA European Championship, and FIA World Championship.
Birel ART India is the only motorsport organization in India that offers the opportunity to have a fully-sponsored drive in the prestigious French Formula 4 Championship.
Every year, each Birel ART importer in the world selects one driver to be sent to France to compete in the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy Shootout.
The top 18 drivers go through an extensive on-track and off-track evaluation, and the winner is awarded a fully-sponsored season in the 21-race Formula 4 French Championship.
Win a Free Formula 4 Season
Richard Mille Young Talent Academy
Birel ART India has trained most of its drivers from the ground up. Some of our drivers have achieved great National and International success. For example, Ruhaan Alva finished 5th in the Easykart World Championship, and was vice-champion both in the Easykart Italian and Rotax Indian championships. Arjun R. was Rotax Indian Champion, while Mihir Avalakki was Rotax Indian vice-champion.
Birel ART India Academy provides the highest level of professionalism and driver-training. We offer Level 1, Advanced and one-on-one programs for customers who want to pursue a career in motorsport, or for those who just want to become better every-day drivers.
Birel ART India Karting Academy
Rotax Indian Karting Championship
Birel ART India is the only factory team in the Rotax Indian Championship.
We bring the highest level of professionalism and racing methodologies directly from Italy.
To achieve success, we pay close attention to every technical detail, and we make extensive use of data-analysis to optimize the karts' setup and maximize our drivers' on-track performance.
World, European & Italian Karting Championships
Our Birel ART India drivers have the opportunity to compete in some of the most prestigious International karting championships in Europe.
As part of our racing ladder, our India-based drivers can greatly enhance their race-craft by racing at the highest level of International karting.
Our drivers can compete in the WSK (World Super Karting), the FIA European & World Championships, the ACI Italian Championship, and the Easykart Italian & World Championships.
From 2019, Birel ART India has expanded its presence to racing in the Indian Formula LGB Championship, therefore providing an integrated racing ladder for those drivers who want to step up from karting to formula racing in India, or for those drivers who directly want to compete in formula cars in India.
The minimum age to race in Formula LGB is 15 years old.
French Formula 4, European Formula 3, and Formula 2
Birel ART has won 16 European Formula 3 and Formula 2 Championships.
Some of the winners include Lewis Hamilton (F3 & F2), Nico Rosberg (F2), Charles Lecrerc (F3), and many more. In fact, half of the current F1 drivers raced with Birel ART in junior categories.
Birel ART offers an integrated development platform where our drivers can potentially move from karting to F4, F3 and F2.