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Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman (born 1 October 1984) is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Malaysia. He currently competes in the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) ASB1000 Championship aboard a BMW S1000RR.

Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman
NationalityMalaysia Malaysian
Born (1984-10-01) 1 October 1984 (age 35)
Klang, Malaysia
Current teamONEXOX TKKR SAG Racing Team
Bike number25
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years20132015
ManufacturersMoriwaki, Kalex
Championships0
2015 championship position23rd (24 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
40 0 0 0 0 24

Racing careerEdit

Moto2 World Championship (2013–15)Edit

He made his debut in the Moto2 class as the substitute rider for Yuki Takahashi at the 2013 San Marino Grand Prix and finish the race in 23rd place, becoming the fourth participant from the ARRC to race in Moto2 after Thitipong Warokorn, Doni Tata Pradita and Rafid Topan Sucipto.[1] He was the winner of the 2013 SuperSports 600cc Asia Road Racing Championship.[2]

In 2014, he continued racing for the Idemitsu Honda Team Asia in the Moto2 World Championship, together with his new team mate, Takaaki Nakagami.[3] He remained with the team into 2015, when he recorded his best finish of fourth, at Motegi.

Prior to the 2016 Moto2 season, he initially withdrew from the championship due to financial problems but later returned when JPMoto Malaysia was taken over by FGV Malaysia Racing. However, Shah withdrew a second time due to further financial problems.

Return to ARRC (2016-present)Edit

In 2016, Shah returned to compete in ARRC in Supersport 600 class with BikeART Racing Kawasaki, where he finished 3rd in the standings with double victory at Johor Circuit.[4][5] He switched to Manual Tech KYT Team for 2017, partnering Ahmad Yudhistira.[6] He won the championship for the second time with 2 wins in Round 2 at Chang International Circuit and acquired 155 points.[7][8][9] For the following year he remained at the team, where he won a race at Suzuka and finished 3rd in the final standings.[10]

With the introduction of ASB1000 Class in the ARRC, Shah was recruited by ONEXOX TKKR SAG Team for the inaugural season of the class, aboard a BMW S1000RR.[11] He was the winner of the first ASB1000 race ever at Sepang International Circuit (Round 1),[12] and further scored double victories in Round 3 at Chang International Circuit and Round 6 at Sepang International Circuit.[13][14][15] He is currently second in overall behind Australian former MotoGP rider Broc Parkes.

World Supersport 600 (2018)Edit

Shah briefly raced in 2018 Supersport World Championship at Chang International Circuit round as a replacement for Kenan Sofuoğlu at Kawasaki Puccetti Racing where he finished the race 16th.[16]

Career statisticsEdit

Races by yearEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position, races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Pts
2013 Moto2 Moriwaki QAT AME SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GER IND CZE GBR RSM
23
ARA
Ret
MAL
21
AUS
19
JPN
23
VAL
25
NC 0
2014 Moto2 Kalex QAT
18
AME
18
ARG
21
SPA
24
FRA
24
ITA
27
CAT
19
NED
Ret
GER
28
IND
20
CZE
28
GBR
25
RSM
32
ARA
19
JPN
24
AUS
DNS
MAL
20
VAL
27
NC 0
2015 Moto2 Kalex QAT
18
AME
19
ARG
17
SPA
21
FRA
19
ITA
15
CAT
19
NED
16
GER
Ret
IND
11
CZE
23
GBR
19
RSM
13
ARA
14
JPN
4
AUS
21
MAL
16
VAL
DNS
23rd 24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Azlan Shah joins Honda Team Asia, to race in MotoGP". themalaymailonline.com. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Azlan brings it home". asiaroadracing.com. 24 November 2013. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Provisional Moto2 entry list for 2014". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  4. ^ (PDF) http://asiaroadracing.com/arrcdata/result/2016/r6/rd06_ss600_st2.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Azlan Syah Juara Race 2 SuperSport 600 ARRC Seri Johor 2016 . . . Gerry Salim Finish 4 - tmcblog.com". tmcblog.com. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  6. ^ mobilinanews.com. "Resmi Duetkan Yudhistira - Azlan Kamaruzaman, Ibnu Sambodo : Kawasaki Manual Tech Selalu Podium ARRC". mobilinanews.com. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  7. ^ "A SEASON OF BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS AS AZLAN LIFT SECOND SUPERSPORTS 600cc CROWN – Asia Road Racing Championship". Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  8. ^ Thani, Oleh Sukhairi (3 December 2017). "Azlan, Akid harumkan nama negara". BH Online (in Malay). Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Tahniah, Pelumba Negara Juara ARRC 2017 - Supersport 600, Underbone 150!". PanduLaju.com.my. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  10. ^ "AZLAN SHAKES OFF HIS SUZUKA BLUES TO LEAD A 1-2 FOR MANUAL TECH KYT KAWASAKI – Asia Road Racing Championship". Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  11. ^ Abdullah, Wahid Ooi (4 December 2018). "Azlan Shah Heads to Asia Superbike 1000 (ASB1000) in 2019". BikesRepublic. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  12. ^ "AZLAN SHAH IS FIRST ASB1000 WINNER – Asia Road Racing Championship". Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  13. ^ "AZLAN IS THE MAN OF THE HOUR – Asia Road Racing Championship". Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  14. ^ "HAZE OR SHINE, AZLAN PICKS UP THE DOUBLE IN SEPANG – Asia Road Racing Championship". Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Azlan Shah julang kejuaraan ASB1000 di Sepang - Sukan". Kosmo Online. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  16. ^ Thani, Oleh Sukhairi (25 March 2018). "Azlan duduki tangga ke-16". BH Online (in Malay). Retrieved 26 September 2019.

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