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Ebrahim gets second term as FMSCI President, Ahmed will be his deputy

He gets to be the FMSCI President for the second time.

Former racer Akbar Ebrahim was on Monday unanimously elected for a second term as the president of India's motorsports governing body, FMSCI. The elections were held via video-conference amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ebrahim had his first stint as FMSCI chief from 2016-2018 following which he was replaced by J Prithviraj but the Meco Motorsports head has now replaced him to head the Indian motor racing body.

"It is without doubt, going to be a very challenging and tough year given the unprecedented pandemic situation the whole world is facing. I am sure that the FMSCI will collectively rise to the occasion and manage the situation to the best of its ability," Ebrahim said in a statement.

Farooq Ahmed was unanimously elected as the vice-president. The FMSCI boasts of more than 50 affiliates across all corners of the country and there are more than 1200 registered athletes.

[Image courtesy: FMSCI] [Note: The story is as per PTI with no changes made]

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