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Now everyone can race

AirAsia chief and F1 enthusiast Tony Fernandes turns his attention to affordable sports cars.

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After giving millions of people a chance to fly for the first time in their lives, Tony Fernandes now wants to make affordable sports car for the mass market. 

It may seem a far-fetched dream to some, but the founder of AirAsia is determined to get his sports car cruising the streets of major capital cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Jakarta and even cosmopolitan Singapore.

Last week he was in Paris to sign a deal with the French carmaker, Renault SA. It is a 50:50 joint venture between his UK-based Caterham Group and the Renault subsidiary Automobiles Alpine Renault.

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