For more than a decade Formula Racing Development Ltd. (FRD), has been a pioneering force in promoting & developing
Motor Sports in Asia. Founded in 1997 by Kenneth Ma, a professional driver himself, he brings hands on experience and
vision in pushing competitive racing to a new level of professionalism in the Asian region. Recently FRD is involving in many
racing series around Asia and International events.
To foster this, FRD provides premiere training facilities for new drivers. With veteran instructors from Asia and Europe,
students are tested and forged on F.I.A. (FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE) standard race circuits.
From entry level instruction for the new student hoping to one day compete professional on track challenge, services
are provided for all who are interested upon their preference.
FRD organizes and promotes professional level competitive racing in Asia. Featuring a junior Formula series called Ford
Formula Campus, FRD joins forces with Changan FORD automaker, allowing young gun drivers to test their mettle
against each other. After which FRD, partnering with leading French automaker Renault and their Sports Technologies
Division, became the official Asian promoter of the Formula Renault 2.0 series in 2000, named as Asian Formula Renault.
In the 2009 season, following the success of FRD and Renault Formula racing, the Renault Clio Cup China Series was
also successfully introduced with outstanding success. By 2015, new models of Clio MK4 and Formula Renault were
introduced to the series and enhanced the level and the quality of the race. In the upcoming 2016 season, FRD
planned to run the events in some brand new circuits, so as to attract more drivers who would like to have more
In addition FRD organized GT (Grand Turismo) class racing, featuring powerful touring supercars, with names such as Ferrari
and Aston Martin. Jointly organized by FRD and Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC), this Series is considered one of Asia's most
prominent Supercar races. Attracting drivers from around the world, including HK, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, USA, Canada,
Japan, the UK and Italy, they compete on highly demanding tracks in China and greater Asia.
To share in their success and give back to the people and fans, FRD focuses with a philanthropic spirit by organizing events
such as their Celebrity Charity Race. Working with personalities like Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Aaron Kwok they bring much
needed support and attention to disaster areas and humanitarian causes. Having previously raised approximately
400,000,000 RMB on a single event!
In 2006, teaming up with Changan Ford, FRD established the “Changan Ford Racing Team”. Comprised of members from
Changan Ford, FRD is the first company team to compete in the China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) race,
considered the top touring car racing event in China. Competing in specially modified Ford FOCUS cars, they established
a winning record with championship titles, becoming a leading competitor and a team to be respected. Until 2015 season,
drivers had won 8 Championships among 10 seasons, Changan Ford Racing Team had been known as one of the best
racing team in the China Car Racing history.
In 2015, TCR Asia Series was introduced. As the pioneer force of motorsports in Hong Kong, FRD joined the series from the
beginning of the season. Using the latest specifications Ford Focus, the overall performance was standing in the top tier, had
been treated as one of the strongest rivals in the race.
Headquartered in Hong Kong S.A.R., with offices in Shanghai and Zhuhai China, they are supported with a professional
crew of over 80 technicians, instructors and managers from Europe and North America. FRD manages over 100 different
racing vehicles in the Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) and the Shanghai International Circuit (SIC).
Should you have any inquires about Formula Racing Development Ltd., or any questions regarding FRD, please kindly
contact us by email from the following addresses:
(2)Marketing, Media, Sales and Special Events: firstname.lastname@example.org
(3)Race Admin Enquiry：email@example.com
Asia is a place known for its’ rich histories and cultures dating back over thousands of years. Where intrepid explorers from afar came to experience locally and then share in their own rich diversity. Formula Development Racing (FRD), is leading the way in this tradition through Motor Sports. Blending the best and brightest the East and West has to offer and by competing with proven techniques and engineering from around the world.
Organizing races of various professional levels, while forging new talent into first class competitors in the international world of Motor Sports, FRD brings professional racing to the Asian region in its’ personal commitment to promote the Motor Sports Industry and to discover new talent throughout Asia.