How Arjun Maini Equaled His Career Best in DTM


Arjun Maini has equalled his record-setting fourth position in his fourth place finish in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, but his top result of the year is yet to be achieved. The Indian driver finished his DTM season within points, which was his best career result. He’s now 18th in the drivers’ standings.

Arjun Maini’s Karting Professionalism

Arjun Maini has matched his previous best of fourth place in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTWM) at the Hungaroring. Indian Driver Arjun Maini is having an incredible start in the GP3 Series, and has also achieved success on his participation in the Asian Le Mans Series. His first race at Shanghai International Circuit in the Asian Le Mans Series has been won by the Indian. He moved in 2021 to the DTM to join the Mercedes-AMG Team GetSpeed. He was awarded the distinction of being the youngest Indian to take home a victory in the championship.

Arjun Maini has an extensive race background. He has his brother and father competing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship. His father has also raced in his own Formula India Single Seater Maruti Engine championship. At the tender age of 5, his father bought the first race car for him and convinced him to pursue motorsports. His grandfather Chetan Maini, who is an business magnate from India has built the first electric car and is the current advisor to Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited.

Early racing career

Arjun Maini places fourth in DTM race Spelberg in Germany which is a record for him. The Indian 22-year old driver finished fourth in the penultimate stage of the DTM championship. In the previous round, due to a penalty, Maini was able to qualify as seventh, but was forced to begin on the tenth position. The race in which the track was wet the race saw Maini make a pit stop early for slippery tyres.

This young Indian racer has an extensive racing background. He began his career in Formula 2 and served as a development driver with Haas F1. Haas F1 team. In the following year He switched to racing in sports cars and participated during the entire duration in the European Le Mans Series. In the 24 Hours of Le Mans it was his best performance, placing in the top 15 in the LMP2 class. However, his team was forced to pull out due to an issue with the mechanical.

His experience with Jenzer Motorsport

Arjun Maini was fourth in The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, equaling his best career finish. As a result of a earlier penalty this young Indian driver placed seventh in qualifying, and started on the tenth spot. The driver finished fourth as a result of the damp conditions. After 15 minutes in the Pit Window, he pitted and was able take advantage of the slick tires. He was then forced by the pits to go back to the P12.

Maini has a career high fourth place in 2017’s GP3 championship, but has had a great run in his performance in the GP3 series. He has been a consistent podium finisher in the GP3 series since joining the Sahara Force India team in 2012. Maini has won the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya after an excellent beginning in his GP3 career. Maini has managed get podium finishes during the GP3 series in three consecutive seasons.

He was a part of the Mercedes-AMG Performance Team getSpeed

Arjun Maini, who is the first Indian driver to compete in the DTM for 2021 will be joining Mercedes-AMG Performance Team GetSpeed. Despite being just twenty-one years young, the former Haas F1 Development Driver is an established name on the motorsport scene in India. His success with the team and the racing career he has had will certainly inspire the next generation of motorsports stars from India.

Arjun Maini was racing in single seaters for a couple of years. He’s currently aiming to take the transition to F1. The driver has experience in Formula 2 and worked as an Haas development driver. Also, he was a driver with the GP3 series of Jenzer. Jenzer team. There, he finished fifth in his first season, and was able to secure a place at the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the end of this year.


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