The high road

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‘‘Be­cause it’s there,’’ Ed­mund Hil­lary said when asked why he and Ten­z­ing Nor­gay shin­nied up (and safely back down) Mount Ever­est. Noth­ing quite so pro­found in Neel Jani driv­ing the Red Bull Rac­ing For­mula One show car on the world’s high­est mo­torable road.

This high achieve­ment, which took place at nearly 5400 me­tres on the Khardung La pass in Leh, pro­motes next week­end’s in­au­gu­ral In­dian For­mula One Grand Prix in New Delhi.

Pic­ture: AFP

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