What Happened To Karun Chandhok Legs? Is Racing Presenter Undergoing Height Changing Surgery?

  Karun Chandhok ( Source : Indianexpress )

Karun Chandhok is a famous racing car driver from India. He is best known for representing Mahindra Racing in Formula E.

In 2010, Chandhok raced for Hispania Racing in Formula One, driving in the GP2 and FIA GT series. The Indian racer won the Formula Asia championship in 2001 and Formula Asia V6 by Renault champion in 2006.

After retirement, he served as an analyst, co-commentator, and pit-lane reporter for a variety of British broad. He worked with the Sky Sports F1 and now serves as an FIA Driver's commission member.

What Happened To Karun Chandhok Legs? 

Karun Chandhok had suffered many injuries in his racing days. One of them is the horrific leg damage he sustained and still bears.

In 2002, the racer had to undergo surgery to set right a recurring knee problem. 

The racer had also dislocated his knee before GP2 Monza Series in 2007. He competed in the race, and very few got to know about the incident.

Nevertheless, some fans had witnessed the way he got injured. They knew the racer was wounded as he walked using his left leg.

The same year, a Twitter user, @Xzibit187, had asked Chandhok about the injury incident. He tweeted mentioning the racer;

'@karunchandhok Have you had a serious leg injury? We Notice when you walk your left leg from the knee seems to angle out?'

The racer was quick to respond to his fan. Chandhok replied: 'Wow - good eye! I dislocated my knee before GP2 Monza 2007 and never fully recovered.'

Thus, the tweets provide evidence that Chandhok suffered a minor injury during the GP2 Monza Series. Moreover, it was so critical that the racer still had a lousy time recovering from it. 

The F1 star raced until the 2014-2015 season; he last drove the inaugural season of Formula E for Mahindra Racing.

F1 Karun Chandhok Age & Height Details

Karun Chandhok's current age is 38 years old. He was born in 1984, and his birthday is the 19th of January.

According to height, Chandhok stands 5 feet 8 inches tall. His body weight is 67 kg.

The Indian racer spent most of his life in his hometown Chennai, South India. He was born into a religious family and later became one of the two Formula 1 drivers from India who has made his name internationally.

In an interview in 2021, Chandhok said: 'Historically, this is a sport where over ninety percent of the racers involved have been white and as one of the few people from a minority ethnic background.'

'I'm very inspired to see that F1 as a sport and the teams as players are taking steps to change that balance.'

Karun Chandhok Wife- Who Is Akshara Kothari?

Akshara Kothari, the wife of Karun Chandhok, is a business executive. She is also the mother of Chandhok's young son.

As of 2022, Chandhok and his wife reside in the United Kindom.

Karun Chandhok tied knot with Akshara Kothari in the year 2014.
Karun Chandhok tied knot with Akshara Kothari in the year 2014. ( Source : Deccanchronicle )

Chandhok has worked with five international Formula 1 broadcasters and established a solid reputation as a commentator and analyst for motorsport. His net worth is USD 13 million, as per What's The Net Worth.

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