TAJ College officially launched its racing team with the motto ‘Safety First, Last and Always’. Mohd Azad Jasmi, Executive Director of the College, said that the college does not only emphasise academic qualification but also provides practical experience. It is as an extension of the college’s Automobile Engineering course. The drivers are trained in driving skills and practice in Kampong Gajah and Sepang tracks.
The aim is to promote sports tourism and the team would be a Flagship of Perak. The team would participate in local tournaments as well as those organised in the Asia Pacific Region. Perak Tourism Board has agreed to promote the team and give it publicity.
Dato’ Zainol Fadzi bin Haji Paharudin, chairman of state Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, officially launched the team by unveiling the sports car. He added that the initiative by the college would be a catalyst for others in the state to promote sports tourism. His department would support the team and wished it success.