NORIZMAN HOPING FOR A HAT-TRICK
21 July 2011
Ismail scored a back-to-back victory in Putrajaya and Teluk Intan is
hoping to chalk up his third win in the coming Round 6 of the PETRONAS
AAM Malaysian Cub Prix Championship that will take place at Stadium
Darul Aman, Alor Setar this weekend.
The 2005 Expert
Champion has not score a hat-trick since he started his racing career
in 2003. His closest attempt was last season whereby he won both the
Batu Kawan (Round 3) and Sepang North (Round 4) races but did not
managed to keep up his perfect outing in Kuala Terengganu (Round 5)
whereby he only managed to finish the race in seventh placing.
around, the Harian Metro TEQ SCK Honda Racing rider one to give it
another try to win three races consecutively not only to create his own
personal record but also for his team. “So far in the Expert/CP130, only
two riders had done it and they are none other than, Ahmad Fazli Sham
who score the hat-trick in 2008 when he represented Shell Advance Yamaha
Maju Motor and PETRONAS Sprinta Yamaha Raceline’s Hafizh Syahrin
Abdullah did it in 2010. I hope to be the first Honda rider to create
the hat-trick record and to have my name written in the Cub Prix book of
record,” said the 26-year old rider.
Asking him who
has the potential to spoil his plan, he said, “Alor Setar winners namely
Fazli, Ahmad Fuad Baharudin, Hafizh and also Mohd Ramdan Mohd Rosli.
Besides that, there is no team order in our team and I have to keep an
eye on my teammates, Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman and Mohd Affendi Rosli as
rounds of the Championship, Norizman is currently leading the overall
standings with 79 points. His closest rival is 2007 and 2008 Champion,
Fazli of Pennzoil Fastrac Racing who has 52 points. Meanwhile, Affendi
is in third placing with 51 points and Azlan is eighth with 41 points.
on to add, “My desire to score hat-trick is not only to set another
milestone in my racing career but I want to collect as many points as
possible to extend my overall lead. Now I have 27-point ahead of Fazli
and I want to build a bigger gap.”
winning the race in Alor Setar is my ultimate goal but I will opt for a
save game. I can’t afford to make any mistakes and not to collect
points,” said Norizman who finished second overall last season.
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