Indian car racer Ashwin Sunder and his wife were killed in an accident on Saturday after their car crashed into a tree in Chennai after 12'o clock at night.
Ashwin Sunder was clinched MRF Formula Mondia National champion twice.
In 2008, the Chennai born racer signed a deal with German racing team Ma-Con Motorsport and subsequently drove for the German Formula Volkswagen ADAC Championship.
The accident comes days after the Chennai cops had annexed ten luxury cars for racing on the East Coast Road, and arrested one people for allegedly driving over the foot of a police officer.
An investigation has been launched.