Motorsports aggressively develop in Malaysians blood since we have the Sepang International Circuit.From that, more and more race and competition join by the Malaysian company and people.Now,the PETRONAS MOFAZ Racing Team will make its first international debut during the race weekend of 2 to 5 September 2010 as the Formula BMW Pacific Series enters into its autumn season at the Guangdong International Circuit, China.Read the full news from Bernama below.
PETRONAS MOFAZ RACING TEAM MAKES INTERNATIONAL DEBUT IN CHINA
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 — The Petronas Mofaz Racing Team will make its international debut in Formula BMW Pacific Series at the Guangdong International Circuit in China from Sept 2-5.
Team principal, Mohamad Fauzy Abdul Hamid said Guangdong International Circuit would be a new track for everyone and it should be interesting to observe how everyone adapts and performs.
“The drivers have had an intensive and full workout schedule to keep them in great physical and mental shape, and the cars have been thoroughly and well-prepared, ready for the challenge ahead.
“Our target in Guangdong is to fly the Malaysian flag at the podium, in commemoration and conjunction with our nation’s 53rd Merdeka Day. We certainly look forward to more positive results this weekend,” he said in a statement here on Monday.
The event will host Rounds 7 to 10 of the series and as a support event for the Hong Kong Autosport Challenge.
Meanwhile, national racer Calvin Wong said he would try hard to improve his current position.
“This is my second year racing in the Formula BMW Pacific and will be looking forward to improve my current 4th position in the drivers’ championship standing as the series,” he said.
Team-mates Natasha Seatter, Abang Amirrul Hadi Khiruddin and Ryan Ritchie would also be hoping to improve their overall standings in their quest for the Rookie Championship titles, having undergone intensive training and preparation outside of their respective race machines, throughout the summer.
With hot weather and occasional thunderstorms forecasted for the race over the weekend, the team will be putting all the data and knowledge acquired from the first six rounds of the series to ensure that both drivers and their machines will give the best performances.
After Guangzhao, the team will take on the challenge of being the support event to the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix from Sept 23-26.
The final two rounds will take place at the Asian Festival of Speed (AFOS) in Japan’s Okayama International Circuit from Oct 29-31 with the historic Macau Grand Prix hosting the season finale on Nov 19-21.