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Jazeman Jaafar

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An established Malaysian motorsports hall of famer conquering the international racing scene

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Jazeman Jaafar is a highly decorated Malaysian international racing driver who has won numerous championships including Formula BMW, Grand Prix de Pau, Monaco Grand Prix and the World Endurance Championship.

Starting out in karting at age six, Jazeman made his first appearance in motorsport racing at 13, competing in the Asian Formula Renault 2.0 and was the youngest ever driver to be granted with an International C License in order to compete. In 2007, he became the youngest ever winner in the history of Formula BMW. In his now more than 20-year career, he has contested in a string of international motorsport championships including the British Formula 3 Championship, Formula 3, Formula Renault 3.5, the FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans Series.

In 2019, he was awarded the Petronas International Racing Driver of the Year Award and also earned entry into the Malaysian Motorsports Hall of Fame following his World Endurance Championship win. Jazeman is a member of the British Racing Drivers’ Club by invitation since 2012, which is an exclusive club comprising of motorspors elite in Britain and the Commonwealth.

In 2019, Jazeman was appointed executive director on the board of Sepang International Circuit. After meeting six years ago, Jazeman married content creator and paralegal Naddy Rahman in 2021.

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