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Weiron Tan (MAL)

Weiron Tan

Weiron Tan

DoB: Kuala Lumpur
Birth Place: 03/12/1994
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 73kg
Interests: Cross-fit, Fitness & Languages

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Weiron’s Background

Weiron entered motor racing at the age of 13 in the Malaysian karting scene. As a result of obtaining success in year one of his career, Weiron was quickly fast tracked through to Europe where he was pitched against the top young talents from around the globe. In 2011, Weiron’s performances caught the attention of the Caterham F1 team who signed him onto their young driver programme.

After learning his single-seater craft in 2012, Weiron graduated into the Protyre Formula Renault Championship in 2013 where he scored multiple wins, pole positions and podiums on his way to becoming Vice Champion. 2014 saw Weiron continue his development in the German F3 Championship where he continued to impress; scoring multiple podiums and wins as a rookie. 2015 saw Weiron take his motor racing career to the US with Andretti Autosport where he won on his race debut, making Weiron Malaysia’s most successful motor racing driver of his time.

Did You Know…?

In 2011 Weiron became the youngest Malaysian motor racing driver to be signed onto the books of a F1 team when he was recruited to join the Caterham F1 Driver Academy.

In 2015 Weiron made history by becoming the first Malaysian to race  in the U.S.A. On his debut race weekend he scored pole position and a race win.

Career Highlights

  • Pro Mazda Winter Fest Vice Champion
  • 2 x race wins
    5 x podium finishes
    3 x Pole Positions
    2 x Fastest Laps

  • ATS Formel 3 Cup
  • 2 x race wins
  • 5 x podium finishes
  • 3rd in Ravenol Rookie Championship
  • Protyre Formula Renault Vice Champion
  • 5 x race wins
    6 x pole positions
    6 x fastest laps
    9 x podium finishes