Becoming the very first Indian to own a world title in Motorsports, Aishwarya
Pissa a rally racer won the FIM BajasWorld Championship. She participated in
Women’s category and she was on the lead having secured podium finishes in two
out of four rounds of the competition.
Aishwarya is 24-year-old from Benglaurufinished fourth in the last round of the championship that was held in Hungary on Monday. Starting the Hungarian Baja with a seven-point lead, the fierce rider was able to maintain momentum throughout a rather difficult 590 km.
She was among the five riders who participated and scored crucial points towards the end, which helped her secure her position. In Dubai, Aishwarya won the first round, and in Portugal came third, and in Spain fifth. She was a top contender for the grand title and entered the Hungarian leg with 52 points. Her win at the fourth place got her another 13 points. The governing body international Motorcycling Federation for motorcycle racing in the world had conducted the event. After the glorious victory, Aishwarya said it’s overwhelming! After what happened last year, when I crashed in Spain, to come out and win the championship… it’s truly a great feeling!”. She also added about injuries back then had taken a toll on her self-confidence as an athlete. She said: “When I suffered career-threatening injuries, it was a tough phase of my life… but I believed in myself and was determined to get back on the bike, which I did in nearly 6 months. So, winning the World Cup is huge for me. It’s an absolute honour to be the first athlete to bring home the world championship title and put India on the world map of motorsports.” Now she is dreaming about the Dakar Rally to make India proud. The Federation of Motorsports Club In India congratulated Aishwarya. They wrote: Aishwarya Pissa of TVS clinches the FIM Baja World Cup 2019 in women’s category. FMSCI congratulates India’s first-ever FIM World Cup
champion.” Aishwarya had begun the biking 5 years ago. She is the single woman
who had won five national road racing and rally championship title.