Mallya quit as Indian motorsport body’s top representative

Vastavam web:   Vijay Mallya has quit as Indian motor sport body’s top representative in the world body FIA after intervention from the sports ministry Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over unpaid debts for the defunct Kingfisher Airlines, resigned ahead of the last meeting of FIA’s World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in June, following the ministry’s directive to Federation of Motor Sports Club of India (FMSCI).

Former FMSCI president Vicky Chandhok was deputy to Mallya at the FIA and has attended all the meetings ever since the Indian passport of the troubled businessman was revoked.Current FMSCI boss Akbar Ebrahim refused to comment on the subject.The official FMSCI website promptly removed the names of Mallya and Chandhok from the list of its FIA representatives.