newFor 15-year-old Akash Gowda, racing runs in his blood. He got his first taste of speed at the tender age of eleven, at a family fun Karting event, where he showed immense talent. Being a National Rallyist and motorsport enthusiast himself, his father, Harish Gowda identified Akash’s talent and began training him immediately. It was around this time that the Amaron Karting Challenge 2011 was announced, with races being conducted across the country. Akash was prepared for the challenge and his father wasted no time in enrolling him for the races, despite Akash’s limited training and exposure. And thus began Akash’s first lap in the racing world.