Aishwarya Pissay, first-ever Indian to win FIM Bajas, likes to sketch when not racing
The racer made history as she won the FIM World Cup with 65 points in Hungary.
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Aishwarya Pissay of TVS clinches the Fim Baja World Cup 2019 Women's Category. She finished 4th in the Hungary Rou… https://t.co/99v5P4cr8d— FMSCI (@fmsci) 1565585590000
"I like to travel, sketch and read when I have to let my hair down away from the racing circuit," said the Bengaluru based youngster. Spain for its racing culture is Pissay's favourite place to visit. But when it is business on the track, it is just that.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot took to Twitter to felicitate the racer.
Congrats #AishwaryaPissay for becoming the first Indian ever to win a world title in #Motorsport! You've created hi… https://t.co/OeQGSHy2sQ— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) 1565672434000
"When the helmet goes on, it's just me and the bike and a sense of freedom with adrenaline kicking, that's what I like about racing. I started racing motorcycles as a passion, but when TVS came along, it turned into a career," she said of her unusual choice of occupation.
Pissay has been breaking records in her wake since she arrived on the rally biking circuit. Last year, she became the first Indian female racer to take part in the Baja Aragon Rally. She is also the first Indian woman to win a motorsports title.
In a sport where money and sponsors are important, the young woman speaks with a lot of maturity as she weighs that reality. "To be honest money is essential. But being able to become a racer takes a lot of time, dedication, perseverance and patience. The money will fall in place when the results show," she signs off saying.