Hailing for Johor Bahru, we interview multiple go-kart winner and driving coach, Tham Mun Keat.
SK: When did you start karting? 你什么时候开始玩卡丁车?
MK：我是在 2001 年 开始接触 GOKART 的，但是是在 2005 才有勇气参加 GOKART 比赛。⛽️™ (I first drove a kart in 2001 but it was only in 2005 did I have the courage to compete in races)
SK: How did you feel about round 1 of the SingaporeKarts 3 hour Enduro Series? 你对Round1的比赛有什么感觉？
MK：经过了 Round 1 的耐力赛，我觉得这个真的是一个很好的机会 让我们柔佛的子民接触到正式与合格的赛事！这是一种很好的赛车教育传播方式，也能够了解到 什么是团队精神！增加车手们的凝聚力 ♥️™ (After experiencing round 1, I feel that this is a very good opportunity for our Johor residents to experience a proper and recognised race. This is a very good way to introduce racing to the public, and help them to understand the meaning of teamwork. Creating unity among the drivers.)
SK: As a driving coach, what tips do you have for new drivers? 作为驾驶教练，您对新车手有什么的提示?
MK：作为教练，我要对新车手说的是 要用一个谦卑的心态去接触与参与 赛车项目！学习向上！不怕失败！坚持到底！最后是 安全第一！🏆™ (As a driving coach, I would tell new drivers to have a humble attitude towards the sport and racing. To always seek improvement and not be afraid to fail. Never give up and most importantly, safety first!)
SK: Which is your favorite turn in Plentong Karting Circuit? 你最喜欢Plentong卡丁车赛道的那一个弯?
MK：我最喜欢的一个弯是 pit stop 之前的那个弯！因为是 精准度 最高的一个弯！😎™ (My favourite turn is the corner just before the pit entry! Reason being that it requires a great degree of precision to negotiate through it quickly.)
SK: What is the challenge at Plentong Karting Circuit? Plentong Karting Circuit的挑战是什么?
MK：Plentong 跑道的挑战是 天气会很热！每个车手都得管理好自己身体的水分 避免脱水！再来就是 多变化与选择的跑道，车手们需要非常多的数据加策略 才能够真正的发挥！最后就是 这个跑道拥有很多很强悍的车手 这是真正最挑战！而且是非常挑战的！🏁™ (The challenge at Plentong Karting Circuit is the hot weather. Drivers need to remain hydrated to avoid dehydration. Another challenge is the many different layouts that the circuit is able to run, thus drivers require a lot of data and strategy in order to excel. Lastly, Plentong Karting Circuit has many capable drivers. This is the real challenge for all the drivers!)