Published on October 1st, 2016 | by Subhash Nair0
Perodua Sponsors Rising Motoring Star Nabil Jeffri
Perodua is sponsoring a rising motorsport star, Muhammad Nabil Jan Al Jeffri or also known as Nabil Jeffri who is currently competing in GP2 series 2016; a stepping stone into Formula One for many drivers.
Nabil began his career in karting winning the Asian Kart Open Championship in 2004 at the age of 10 and the Malaysian Rotax Max Junior titles in 2009. He stepped up to Formula BMW Pacific in 2010, racing for Eurasia Motorsport.
On 1st September 2010, Nabil carried out an aerodynamic test for the Lotus Racing Formula One team, driving the Lotus T127 on the airfield at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, becoming the youngest ever test driver in Formula One history.
Due to his great achievement, Nabil Jeffri was selected as ‘Ikon Belia Negara’ in 2010.
He also has created a milestone by becoming the ‘First Malaysian in History to be in Selection Event of FIA Institute Young Drive Excellence Academy’.
With the outstanding performances for almost 14 years in the motorsport development program, Nabil is targeted to race at Formula One in 2018.