PETALING JAYA, July 12 -- At just the tender age of 11, Mitchell Cheah has been hooked on racing since his father introduced him to the sport ten years ago.

Now at 21, the 2018 Touring Car Racing (TCR) South-East Asia Champion is focusing on his task behind the wheel, even shelving his studies to focus on getting further ahead in his career.

"I was studying business at Sunway University but I was very lucky because Sepang had the Talent Programme and they chose me as one of the talents, or I might not have become a racer," said Cheah.

And there hasn't been a moment of regret, with Cheah racing for the Proton R3 team in the Malaysian Championship after his win in the TCR Asia Shoot Out 2018,, and even setting a new lap record for TCR ca...