Mumbai: Xtreme1 Racing League or X1 Racing League, world’s first professional franchise-based motorsport league, today announced the appointment of Mr. Ravi Krishnan as the Chairman (Non-Executive) effective May 2019.
Ravi Krishnan is a key and prominent name in the business of sports, entertainment and media in India. He is a pioneer in India’s sports management business, leading global sports and media group IMG to establish a foothold in the country back in 1995. As Managing Director of IMG, Ravi was instrumental in creating properties such as the Sahara Cup, The Aircel Chennai Open, Lakme India Fashion Week and many more noteworthy events in India.
Commenting on his appointment,Armaan Ebrahim – Co-Founder, X1 Racing League says, “We are delighted to welcome Ravi in our young family. His immense experience and strategic skills will help the league get future ready in a fast-evolving motorsports landscape. Ravi has built IPs in sports, lifestyle and entertainment which are premier properties in the country today and we except his leadership to take us to similar heights.”
Ravi Krishnan – Chairman, X1 Racing League said, “The X1 Racing League is a timely new beginning for Motorsport in India. Aditya & Armaan are very well-credentialed and the expanding X1 Team led by them equipped to execute a successful league. I look forward to participating in and contributing to this exciting ecosystem and making X1 a major foundation of the Indian Sport landscape.”
“Ravi is an experienced and dynamic leader, and his enthusiasm for building this group-up along with us makes for a great team. I am looking forward to his valuable contribution in making X1 into a world-class sports property.”, says Aditya Patel – Co-Founder, X1 Racing League.
Currently Ravi is Chairman & Co-Founder of KwanAbler which is focused on Cross Border Opportunities in Sport, Media and Entertainment, and Chairman & Co-Founder of Stepathlon Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd. (SLPL), a global digital wellness Organization.