Leona Chin Profile page

 

Malaysian woman driver Leona Chin showed her mettle to end the year on a high by claiming the Malaysia Touring Car (MTC) overall title at Sepang International Circuit.

 

Biography of Leona Chin

Leona Chin, a motorsport athlete from born in Selangor, Malaysia.

She is a nerdy girl who likes racing. She especially loves racing and motorsport drifting.

She began her career in the motoring industry in motorsport drifting at the age of 19 and earned her way to become a race car driver for an all-female race team for a 12-hour endurance race.

Throughout her career, she participated in various motorsport activities locally and internationally. 

In 2015, her appearance in 2 videos on went viral worldwide “the Fast & Furious Nerd Shocks Instructors” and “Sales Lady in a Car Showroom” with MaxmanTV in 2015.

Her videos won Freaking Awesome Video of the Year Award in WebTVAsia 2015 Awards. 

Leona appeared in 2 reality TV shows in China Guang Dong TV Channel program “炫风车手” and CCTV China Channel program “车神驾到”.

In 2016, Leona competed in the Clio Cup China Series and won Overall Runner Up in the championship series.

In 2019, Leona was awarded the Most Inspiring Female Motorsport Athlete for the Sepang Circuit Awards. 

Leona won 2nd in the Malaysian Championship Series 2019 M-Production Class Full Season Championship.

In 2020 and 2021, Leona and Tengku Djan will participate in the GT World Challenge Asia series, under the fully Malaysia Racing Team – Legacy Racing Team, however due to the covid-19 pandemic, the team will not be racing this year.

In 2021, Leona participated in the Malaysian Championship Series 2021 M-Production Class, Overall Champion [pic] [video]

In 2021, Leona’s privateer team won the inaugural Sepang 1000km endurance race in the M-Production Class and Overall Champion. [pic] [video]

 

Awards & Achievements

 

Year Awards Category Ref.
2015 WebTVAsia Awards Freaking Awesome Video of the Year [pic]
2017 ICON Malaysia Ball Iconic 10 [pic]
2018 PETRONAS SIC Motorsports Association of Malaysia Awards 2018 Most Inspiring Female Motorsport Athlete [pic]
2019 Asia Automotive Awards 2019 Most Promising Female Motorsport Athlete [pic]
2019 McMillanWoods Global Awards 2019 Most Inspiring Female Motorsport Athlete of the Year [pic]
2021 The 2nd World Excellence Entrepreneur Brand Celebrity Awards 2021 Malaysian Excellence Female Motorsport Athlete Celebrity Award [pic]
2022 World Grandmaster Awards 2022 Malaysian Most Outstanding Female Motorsport Athlete [pic]

 

Appearances & Media

Year Programme Channel
2007 Xtuned Astro Ria
2009 The Breakfast Show NTV7
2011 72 Extreme Job Astro Wah Lai Toi
2011 Malaysia Drifting Report Gekisou GT
2012 Master Chef Malaysia Celebrity Season Astro Ria
2013 OMG Sherbet TV show Diva Universal
2015 炫风车手 F Team China Guangdong Tv
2015 You Have Been Warned with Ean Nasrun Discovery Channel Southeast Asia
2016 TV3 Buletin utama TV3
2016 车神驾到 CCTV-2
2017 I Am Woman Viu  (IPTV)
2017 Vbuzz Astro Vinmeen
2017 TV3 Buletin TV3
2018 Caraoke Drift iflix (IPTV)
2018 Nona TV3 Malaysia
2018 8TV Express 8TV
2018 Club Mickey Mouse Disney Channel
2019 CCTV Sports at F1 Shanghai CCTV Sports
2019 Physics of Drifting Business Insider
2021 Wanita Ikon Negara RTM1

Movies

Year Movie Role Ref
2018 The Leakers Stunt Driver [link]
2018 Reborn Stunt Driver [link]

Events

Year Events Info
2013 Career Day – TOC 1 Ipoh, Perak
2013 Career Day – TOC 2 Petaling Utama, Selangor
2013 Career Day – TOC 3 Klang, Selangor
2016 Hitz FM MET 10 Awards Presenter for Best Breakthrough Act award
2016 Mitsubishi Motors Extra Hardcore Roadshow Malaysia
2018 Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam Experience Day Hanoi Vietnam
2018 Youtube End of the Year Review Presenter for Best FnB Ad on Youtube 2018
2019 Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia 4SureThrill Selangor Malaysia
2019 Aston Martin Vantage Launching in Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
2019 Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam Xpander Eco Challenge Drive Hanoi Vietnam
2019 Juru Auto-City Carnival 2019 Penang Malaysia
2019 China Auto Show Shanghai Ambassador China

 

Social Media accounts

Social Media ID Name links Data
Facebook Page Girl Drifter Leona Chin link 333K followers
Instagram leonachin link 83K followers
Youtube Leona Chin link 50.6k Subs
TikTok leonachin link 127k followers
Twitter leonachin link 3.5k followers
LinkedIn Leona Chin link 3003 connections
Youku LeonaChin陈莉慧 link 226 粉丝
Weibo LeonaChin 陈莉慧 link 7.1k 粉丝
Douyin 抖音 leonachin link 77k 粉丝

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Events:

2022 Race Calendar – Malaysian Championship Series 2022

ROUNDS        RACES           DATES

ROUND 1       RACE 1 & 2              20 – 22 MAY 2022

ROUND 2       RACE 3 & 4              17 – 19 JUN 2022

ROUND 3       RACE 5 & 6              22 – 24 JUL 2022

ROUND 4       RACE 7 & 8              16 – 18 SEP 2022

ROUND 5       RACE 9 (300KM)    16 – 18 SEP 2022