Malaysian young ace will drive a Fortec-entered Dallara F312 at the season-opener
Fortec Motorsports has announced the signing of Najiy Ayyad Razak to drive one of their cars at Autodromo do Estoril, where the Euroformula Open will kick off next week. The 21-year-old from Kuala Lumpur came third in the 2016 Asian Formula Renault series – Class A and shall be competing in Europe for the first time this season. Razak started club racing when he was 17 years old and went on to touring cars and the national Malaysia Super Series where he achieved two podium finishes. A year in Asia Cup Formula BMW followed before he stepped up to the 2015 AFR Series (which races in China and Malaysia), achieving fourth place in the Drivers’ contest at the end of his first season.
“Fortec Motorsports is delighted to announce that Najiy will step up from his Formula Eurocup 2.0 duties to Euroformula Open for the coming Estoril race weekend. Najiy is on his single seater career path and sees this as a great opportunity to increase his knowledge of racing. This could be the first of many and we are all really excited about growing together”, James Dye said.
Jannes Fittje and Yan Leon Shlom will complete the driver line up for Estoril.