It looks like it is competing in the 2022 FIM European Talent Cup (ETC) Championship with SIC (Sepang International Circuit) Racing Judge Danish, with a podium spot after racing in Portugal last weekend. In the opening race of Portugal’s 2022 FIM JuniorGP season at the Estoril Circuit, Hakim finished fifth in Race 1 and finished second in Race 2, earning his first podium.
Starting Race 1 in 10th place, Hakim fought hard against a crop of young European talents to take fifth place. “For me, Race 1 was tiring because I had to fight hard to control my bike against other fast riders,” Hakim said after the race.
However, the mechanics of the Manlau team get cracked and improve on Hakim’s Honda NSF250 race machine before Race 2. Despite starting 12th in the grid, Hakim struggled through his pack to finish second behind Joel Esteban of the Aspar Junior team and move on. Rico Salmeler of the Estrella Garcia Racing Team.
“I am really happy with Race 2 because this is my first time on the European Talent Cup podium. The bike feels better than Race 1 thanks to my team, ”said Hakim. ZK Racing is sponsored by Hakim SIC Racing, from Terengganu, under Zulfahmi Kahiruddin.