Bernama – JDT Racing Team has the potential to succeed in motorsport

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Motorsport Association (MAM) is optimistic that the Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) racing team can make a big impact in the motorsport field. There is. I dug into it recently.

MAM Chairman Tan Sri Mokhdzani Mahathir said that the JDT Racing team has proven its excellence in the local football arena, in addition to being the first team in Southeast Asia to win the AFC Cup in 2015. He said he can follow in the footsteps of the soccer team. They defeated Tajikistan representative Istiklor FC 1-0.

“Based on JDT’s professionalism in soccer, if we continue in motorcycle motorsports, there is a chance for the JDT Racing team to become champions in the near future.

“I think this team is designed to win,” he told reporters after a lunch with the media here today.

Last October, JDT expanded its horizons by expanding into motorsports, inviting ace domestic motorcycle rider Hafiz Sharin Abdullah to compete in the Asian Road Racing Championship (ARRC) for the 2024 season.

The 29-year-old rider became the first Malaysian to compete in the MotoGP World Championship in 2018.

In addition to soccer, JDT also engages in other sports such as futsal, polo, boxing, and ice hockey.

Mokhzani added that MAM will soon announce more comprehensive guidelines for holding motorsport events and drag races.

He said the guidelines provide a clear framework for organizers to ensure the safety of all parties involved in MAM-sanctioned events.

This includes strengthening cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, state and local governments, and the police to ensure compliance by organizers with safety issues, including the prevention of accidents during races.

— Bernama

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