Motor Racing: Ringo Chong eyes another clean sweep at the Singapore leg of the Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific

Singapore's Ringo Chong (centre) topping the podium at the Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific 2017 support race at the Marina Bay street circuit ahead of Malaysia's Zen Low and Italy's Angelo Negro.
Singapore's Ringo Chong (centre) topping the podium at the Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific 2017 support race at the Marina Bay street circuit ahead of Malaysia's Zen Low and Italy's Angelo Negro.PHOTO COURTESY OF RINGO CHONG

When The Beatles sang Can't Buy Me Love, they probably did not have Ringo Chong in mind.

Even when the costs of entering the Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific are prohibitive, the local driver worked hard to seek sponsorship and managed to find the €70,000 (S$111,700) required to compete in the Singapore leg of the series at this weekend's Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2018, with the headline 'Chong targets clean sweep again'. Print Edition | Subscribe