Coimbatore: With the city being a motorsports hub, there has been a lacuna in the junior category for nearly eight years as not a single child from Coimbatore has taken part in any form of motorsports.
He said he was glad that children and especially girls were taking it up.
Most of the participants have only come in seniors and super seniors.Two city girls are aiming to break the pattern by taking part in nationals next year.
My grandfather has taken me to some of the races and he keeps motivating me to take it up.
"My father has taken me to several events which inspired me to take up the sport," she said.