Go Kart: Singapore’s Daim Hishamuddin set to switch from go-karting to F1
- POSTED: 13 Oct 2013 00:24
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Singapore's Daim Hishamuddin is all set to take the big step to compete in the bright lights of Formula One -- by as early as the end of the year.
SINGAPORE: Singapore's Daim Hishamuddin is all set to take the big step to compete in the bright lights of Formula One.
The 15-year-old go-kart sensation is ready to step up and begin his journey to become a F1 driver.
Daim, who is currently based in Jakarta with his family, will be testing out Formula BMW or Renault cars soon in the junior formula racing category.
The recently-crowned Rotax Asian Go-Kart Champion said he could be starting the next phase of his career as early as the end of the year
Daim, winner of Rotax Asian Go-Kart Championship, said: "These formula cars are basically like Formula One cars, except they are a bit smaller and a bit slower.
“But other than that, they are still as physically demanding and you can learn as much from them as you will from Formula One."