We have lately witnessed motorsports gaining tremendous recognition in India. It is one of those games in the sporting category that is getting fanfare from all over the country. When we talk about motorbike racing, one name that goes synonymous with is Hemanth Muddappa. Known for his impeccable skills as a racer, Hemanth in his extraordinary career has won several laurels.
The Coorgi-based drag racer is a proud title holder of many national championships in the country. Competing with himself and running in a league of his own, he has broken yet another record in National Drag Racing which was previously set by him. In the second round of the MMSC FMSCI National Drag Racing Championship, the racer rode a green #93 BMW S1000RR which he clocked in an astonishing time of 7.914 seconds.
With this feat, Hemanth broke his record of 2019. Enlightened about his victory in the second round, the racer could not contain his excitement. He said, “The feeling is surreal which cannot be described in words. It is much more overwhelming to know that I broke a record set by me. I feel happy that I am progressing and have improved my calibre as a rider.” Hemanth further stated that to achieve this record of 7.9 seconds, it took him years of training and practice.
So far, he has earned more than seven titles and Muddappa continues to add more laurels in his feathered cap. “I believe in giving my best because I never love to be in the second spot. If you see, nobody remembers the second position as the titleholder takes away all the glory”, he added. Hemanth’s perseverance and dedication have made him a numero-uno in this field. Moreover, he aims to break more records set by him in the past.
Apart from being the biggest name in the Indian drag racing scene, Hemanth Muddappa is also succeeding in other ventures. Chasing his entrepreneurial spirit, he owns a brand of his own named 1Up Nutrition, a health and supplement brand catering to sports personalities and athletes. Through this brand, he is ensuring to promote health and fitness on a pan India level.