Kuala Terengganu was the venue where 14 year old Hayden Haikal, S&D Motorsports made his debut at the Sporting class Toyota Vios Challenge last season where he finish both races in ninth position. This season Hayden stunned the field of drivers to take his maiden victory at the Sporting race two class at the challenging Kuala Terengganu track. Thou, this was not his favorite track, everything fell into place to finished the race ahead of Hiewa Racing Team’s Wong Chin Eeg and Panglima City Racing’s Kenneth Koh who crossed the finish line in third position.
Kuala Terengganu’s narrow street track makes is difficult for any competitor to overtake, but Hayden found the lead after the seventh lap as Wong’s slight mistake at lap seven allowed Hayden to inherit the lead. Wong made an exceptional start from second on the grid to slip into the lead, leaving enough space for Hayden and Kulim Topwheels driver Dato’ Kenneth Foo to move into second and third positions respectively. Koh however, overtook Foo for third position by the end of the first lap.
Held on specially-constructed 1.65km street circuit, the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival and Toyota Vios Challenge is Malaysia’s premier street racing series.