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Racing and competing is definitely in his blood. “Clean racing is fun and fair but sometimes you have to get a little dirty to make it exciting!” the young race driver replies cheekily. At the age of 15, Weiron Tan was the first Malaysian champion in the PLUS Yamaha SL International Challenge and a year later he was signed to the Caterham F1 Academy. To date, the professional racing driver has competed and raced wheel-to-wheel on the very edge of control countless of times. Adding to the intensely hot and physical environment, one error can spell disaster. “The worst crash happened at the Andretti Autosport 2015. It was a long and fast straight going into a hairpin at T3. As I was making the turn, another driver from far behind lost control and slammed right into me. If not for the tyre barriers, we would have both ended up in a concrete wall. The car was wrecked, but thankfully, I was safe.” On his personal code of conduct on track, Weiron aims to be the guy who is always the hardest to beat. “Competing at the highest level is not about winning; that is just the result. It’s about optimising my personal performance in every race.” Currently, he is competing in the prestigious 2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia with Absolute Racing, driving a Bentley Continental GT3.