PETALING JAYA: Teenage rider Hakim Danish will get the prospect to unfold his wings to Europe.
The 14-year-old has been given the nod to make his debut journey within the third spherical of the European Expertise Cup (ETC) in Barcelona.
He’ll journey for Liqui Moly Intact SIC Racing Staff alongside Sharul Ezwan as his teammate.
The younger rider gave an excellent efficiency within the first two rounds of the Asia Expertise Cup (ATC) in Qatar the place he secured three podiums from 4 races.
Following the success, Liqui Moly Intact SIC Racing Staff have now prolonged the invitation and alternative for Hakim to race within the ETC primarily based on his distinctive efficiency.
Thus far, there are 4 Malaysian skills competing within the FIM CEV Repsol Championship.
They’re Adam Norrodin within the Moto2 European Championship, Syarifuddin Azman within the Moto3 World Junior Championship with Sharul Ezwan and Hakim within the ETC.
Each Sharul Ezwan and Hakim are additionally competing within the ATC.
Sepang Worldwide Circuit chief government officer Azhan Shafriman Hanif stated they’re delighted to provide Hakim his large break.
“The onerous work, dedication and dedication proven by Hakim are fairly outstanding.
“I wish to take this chance to thank the Youth and Sports activities Ministry and Motorsports Affiliation of Malaysia for his or her steady assist to our expertise growth programme, ” he stated.
Hakim is wanting ahead to racing on European soil for the primary time.
“I really feel blessed and I’m excited to race within the ETC. Trying ahead to competing with European skills along with my teammate, Sharul Ezwan. I wish to categorical my appreciation to all my sponsors.
“I’m fairly positive I’ll acquire invaluable expertise with this superb alternative, ” stated Hakim.
SIC Racing Staff supervisor Zulfahmi Khairuddin is grateful that Hakim was given the chance to take part within the ETC.
“I wish to thank IntactGP and SIC for making this occur. Danish is a gifted rider. He secured three podiums in his first-year look in IATC. ETC is an efficient platform for him to achieve some expertise racing towards the perfect European riders on the European circuits.
“We’re assured that he can end the race properly and make us proud as Malaysians, ” stated Zulfahmi.