MALAYSIAN DRIVER LEONA CHIN WILL MAKE HER INTERNATIONAL GT DEBUT IN THE BRAND NEW AND FULLY MALAYSIAN LEGACY RACING TEAM
Leona Chin Lyweoi (Selangor, 23rd July 1986) is a professional motorsport athlete from Malaysia. 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 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.
Awards & Achievements
|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]|
Appearances & Media
|2011||72 Extreme Job||Astro Wah Lai Toi|
|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|
|2017||I Am Woman||Viu (IPTV)|
|2018||Caraoke Drift||iflix (IPTV)|
|2018||Club Mickey Mouse||Disney Channel|
|2019||CCTV Sports at F1 Shanghai||CCTV Sports|
|2018||The Leakers||Stunt Driver||[link]|
|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||314K followers|
|Youtube||Leona Chin||link||43.3k Subs|
|LeonaChin 陈莉慧||link||7.1k 粉丝|
|Douyin 抖音||leonachin||link||66.6k 粉丝|
For Social Media Campaigns please Contact me: leonachin88 (@) gmail.com
2019 Race Calendar
Completed: Malaysia Championship Series 2019 ( link to Results page )
- Round 1: 5 – 7 April ( Race 1 : 1st, Race 2 : 1st)
- Round 2: 19 – 21 April ( Race 1 : 2nd, Race 2 : dnf)
- Round 3: 12 – 14 July ( Race 1 : 3rd, Race 2 : 6th)
- Round 4: 23 – 25 August ( Race 1 : 3rd, Race 2 : dnf)
- Round 5: 27 – 29 September ( Endurance Race : 1st)
- Sepang 1000km (link to event page)
2020 Race Calendar
- Round 1: 28-29 March ( Sepang International Circuit)
- Round 2: 25-26 April (Chang International Circuit
- Round 3: 23-24 May ( Fuji Speedway)
- Round 4: 20-21 June (Suzuka Circuit)
- Round 5: 12-13 September (Shanghai International Circuit)
- Round 6: 17-18 October (Shanghai International Circuit)