Teenager Hafizh leads from start to finish to win in Malacca

PETALING JAYA: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah (pic, centre) notches another victory in the Petronas AAM Malaysian Cub Prix championships, winning Round 7 at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca yesterday.

The 16-year-old, who claimed his season first in the last round in Teluk Intan last month, took full advantage of his pole position and led the CP130 race from start to finish.

The Petronas Sprinta Yamaha Raceline rider took the chequered flag in 12:26.579.

Petronas Sprinta Yamaha AHM’s Mohd Zamri Baba was second in 12:26.685 ahead of Harian Metro SCK Honda Racing’s Norizman Ismail (12:29.786).

“It was not an easy race for me as Zamri was close behind throughout the race,” said Hafizh.

Hafizh’s victory moved him from fourth to third in the overall points standings on 103 points.

Shell Advance Yamaha Maju’s Ahmad Fazli Sham, who finished fourth yesterday, remained as the leader on 127 points followed by Norizman (110) .

In the CP115 category, Mohd Ramdan Mohd Rosli took a third chequered flag of the season.

The Petronas Sprinta Yamaha AHM Racing ace did well to pip his closest challengers at the finish line to win in 10:15.003.

He finished ahead of Mohd Adli Salihin (10:15.1890 and Mohd Iskandar Raduan (10:19.483).


CP130: 1. Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha Raceline) 12:26.579, 2. Mohd Zamri Baba (Petronas SprintaYamaha AHM) 12:26.685, 3. Norizman Ismail (Harian Metro SCK Honda Racing) 12:29.786, 4. Ahmad Fazli Sham (Shell Advance Yamaha Maju) 12:34.587, 5. Abdul Muhaimin Roslan (Shell Advance Yamaha Maju) 12:39.859.

CP115: 1. Mohd Ramdan Mohd Rosli (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha AHM Racing) 10:15.003, 2. Mohd Adli Salihin (Motul Yamaha YY Pang) 10:15.189, 3. Mohd Iskandar Raduan (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha Raceline) 10:19.483, 4. Mohd Hafieenaz Mohd Ali (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha Raceline) 10:23.910, 5. Ahmad Abdul Kadir (Faito Yamaha Boon Kui) 10:27.312.

Wira: 1. Mohd Adib Rosley (Motul Yamaha YY Pang) 9:18.834, 2. Zulsyafiz Rosli (MOS Yamaha Racing) 9:24.822, 3. Mohd Azhar Abd Jalil (Motul Yamaha YY Pang) 9:26.968, 4. Nurahmad Fariznazreen (Motul Yamaha YY Pang) 9:28.126, 5. Mohd Syawalludin Mohd Zaki (Modenas FortyOne Racing) 9:30.223.


CP130: 1. Ahmad Fazli 127, 2. Norizman 110, 3. Hafizh Syahrin 103, 4. Ahmad Fuad Baharudin (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha AHM) 90; 5. Mohd Zamri 87.

CP115: 1. Mohd Ramdan 126, 2. Mohd Rozaiman Mohd Said (Motul Yamaha YY Pang) 105, 3. Mohd Iskandar 105,

4. Mohd Adli 83, 5. Sharil Izzuwan Mohd Noor (Petronas Sprinta Yamaha AHM) 74.

Wira: 1. Mohd Adib 125, 2. Mohd Azhar 113, 3. Mohd Syawalludin 80, 4. Mohd Fitri Ashraf Razali (Caviaga Modenas Cilik Racing) 79, 5. Zulsyafiz 72.

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