Ahmad Shabery Launches Suzuki AMC Racing Team
Information Minister Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek Wednesday night launched the Suzuki Aiman Motor Club (AMC) Racing Team which will make its debut at the 2008 Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) Race by the end of this month.
He unveiled the Suzuki Swift Sport as the race car and registered it as the Suzuki Aiman Motor Club member via online at the event.
The Suzuki AMC Racing Team is made up of team principal Azizudin Ismail who is also director of Aiman Motor Sdn Bhd, team manager Nurul Alis Aidil Akbar and two drivers.
One of the drivers, Hiroko Nakamura, is a former race queen in Japan while the other is Mohd Azad Jasmi, an experienced advanced driving instructor.
The team is spearheaded by Suzuki dealer Aiman Motor and supported by a collaboration of sponsorships from DRB-Hicom, HICOM-Lub and Suzuki Malaysia Automobile.
The objective of the team is to establish a place in the Malaysian motorsports scene and offer a unique platform for young drivers.
The Suzuki Swift Sport is known worldwide as a popular racing machine with its strong involvement in the Junior World Rally Championship.