Earlier this year, former Malaysian prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob urged the government to proceed with plans to construct drag racing circuits in each state. When Sabri was the prime minister in 2023, the project was revealed in the budget.
According to Bernama, RM20 million from the budget would be used to build drag racing circuits, giving young people the chance to participate in motorsports in a safe and regulated setting. As stated by Sabri, this will enable professionals in racing to educate young people and discover fresh talents in Malaysia.(more…)