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Kyle Wyman Racing adds Hafizh Syahrin to XR1200 lineup for Indianapolis GP Hot

Kyle Wyman Racing will have a new high profile member of its lineup during this weekend’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP. Burgeoning Malaysian Moto2 standout Hafizh Syahrin joins the AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson series and will debut his #55 PETRONAS KWR XR1200.

The 19-year-old Syahrin currently ranks third in the 2013 Spanish CEV Moto2 championship and team owner Kyle Wyman can’t wait for him to get started. Syahrin made his debut at 13 in the Cub Prix championship, finishing his first year on the Yamaha LC135 Cup class second overall. In 2010, at age 16, he became the youngest ever CP 130 champion.

"I've watched him race as a wild card in multiple Moto2 events around the world and I believe he will have something for the field in the AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson races at Indianapolis,” Wyman said. “I'm eager to see how Hafizh adapts to the big-twin and am looking forward to the added attention he will bring to the series."?

PETRONAS(Petroliam Nasional Berhad) controls and oversees distribution of petroleum resources in Malaysia. The corporation has many ancillary interests and the multi-faceted PETRONAS Talent Development Program is designed to identify and develop young motorsports athletes for both two- and four-wheeled international competition.

Raceline Malaysia team manager Barry Leong said "Team PETRONAS Raceline Malaysia is proud to have Hafizh on board (with Kyle Wyman Racing) in view of their racing experience with the AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley Davidson series."

This weekend represents a couple of first for Syahrin – his first competitive ride aboard a Harley-Davidson XR1200 as well as his inaugural ride at the renowned Brickyard. While acknowledging the excitement of making his debut at Indianapolis, Syahrin’s competitive side surfaced when he said he hopes to exploit the bike to its full potential.

Leong noted that Syahrin will be racing in conjunction with the MotoGP round, the only calendar weekend when the extended circuit is run. He said the plan is for Syahrin to continue to gain experience and exposure at targeted GP Circuits and is looking forward to Indianapolis.

About Kyle Wyman Racing

Established in 2011, the racing operations corporation focuses on black porn sustainable motorcycle racing ventures in the AMA Pro Road Racing Series. KWR currently operates the Millennium Technologies Triumph Daytona Sportbike Team, KWR/Spyke's H-D XR1200 Racing Team and the KWR XR1200 Rental Program.


Incorporated in 1974, Petroliam Nasional Berhad is vested with the ownership and control of the petroleum resources in Malaysia. Fully-owned by the Malaysian government, PETRONAS is engaged in a wide spectrum of oil and gas operations domestically and internationally. PETRONAS has presence in more than 30 countries worldwide in its aspiration to be a leading oil and gas multinational of choice.

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