Thankful for having my manager, Imran Shaharom (who used to be one of the best Malaysian single seater driver) to keep me strong, calm and ready for every race.
Hinwil, 29 th March 2019 – Sauber Motorsport AG has further expanded its activities in international racing by launching the Sauber Karting Team. The venture has been established in partnership with the Italian go-kart manufacturer Kart Republic, managed by Dino Chiesa who will take on the role of Team Principal for the newly founded Team. With a long tradition of scouting and nurturing young talents, Sauber Motorsport AG is proud to present this new project which will offer a clear path of progression to the next generation of top-level racers.
Frédéric Vasseur, CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
“Launching the Sauber Karting Team in collaboration with Kart Republic is a great step in the expansion of our activities. It is in our company’s DNA to support young talents. This new project allows us to contribute to the next generation of drivers by providing them with a platform which will help them to develop their skills in the best possible way. With Dino Chiesa as Team Principal, the Sauber Karting Team is fortunate to have a highly experienced professional taking the lead. We look forward to seeing this project thrive.”
When I race in Asia, I race with IS RACING. The team is managed by Imran Zaharias Shaharom, who also acts as my manager in Europe. Imran is a positive character behind my journey and I am thankful for his guidance.
Imran is one of Malaysia’s top single seater driver who has turned his passion for motorsport into a team that supports young drivers in Asia and taking them abroad to compete and achieve success in the competitive International Karting scene.