Racer Jazeman Jaafar: Money in the Tank - The Formula for Speed
Do you know what makes the motor racing world go round? Nope, not fast cars. It’s (que Abba)… Money, Money, Money. So, how are Malaysian drivers weighed down by funding issues going to secure a seat at the top tiers of motor racing, let alone make an impression? It’s tough – but Jazeman Jaafar is determined to fight for his seat in an already crowded cockpit. AWANI Review’s Syed Farradino Omar talks cars and cash over coffee.
Jazeman Jaafar is a name that has made the headlines countless times in the last decade or so in Malaysia for his many achievements in motor racing. Now, why would I say ‘many achievements’ and not just racing in general? Because Jazeman has been racing in quite a few different racing disciplines. In fact, a lot. Beginning with karting, Jazeman progressed to single seater Formula racing and on to GT Sprints to and Endurance. This 25-year-old KL-lite has done it all, and done it relatively well. But despite his consistency in showing...
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Dino is an anchor, producer and senior marketing and biz development associate for Astro AWANI. The network’s resident motoring journalist, he hosts Malaysia’s longest running automotive show, In Gear, and personality tête-à-tête, In Person. His other interests includes aviation, travel and sneakers.