Local powerboat racers make waves at Malaysian meet

|    Azlan Othman    |

BRUNEI’S powerboat racers were triumphant at the recently concluded Muar International F3000 Powerboat Championship 2019 in Johore.

The first racer, Kassim bin Jaafar from Ferrari Racing Team Brunei, became champion in the Drag Race category and the overall winner after collecting the most points.

He also clinched second place in the Main Race category. The team was led by Haji Tarsat bin Haji Daud.

Local racer Mohammad Yusrin bin Haji Ramlee from Laila Menchanai Team, meanwhile, grabbed third place in both Main Race and Drag Race categories. The team was led by Abdul Hamid bin Idris.

Both participants expressed their delight as they were able to compete with international racers who were quite challenging and tough to beat.

They were thankful for being able to show their skills and demonstrated their confidence as they approached the finishing line.

Both local powerboat racers were also congratulated by the Brunei Power Boat Association.

Local powerboat racers Kassim bin Jaafar and Mohammad Yusrin bin Haji Ramlee pose with their trophies and prizes. – AZLAN OTHMAN