By Denis Edward
"I go there to explore the limits of my cars. It is important because you need to know what your car is trying to tell you, the signals that it's giving that you're about to lose traction and spin out (of control)."
He currently drives a Lotus Elise and Subaru WRX STI.
While not Lamborghini-fast, these cars still rank high on the pedigree of racing cars.
He and his friends who drive Lotus cars have also gone for advanced driving courses. Some have even gone for driving courses overseas, like in the UK.
Again, so that they can control their cars better.
Having cars capable of going at extreme speeds, he and his friends are more motivated to drive better.
"At the end of the day, any car can kill if it's driven irresponsibly. "But if you buy fast cars because you have the desire to speed, you should go to the tracks because one should always be responsible on public roads."
Mr Gary Koh, 30, who drives a BMW M3, agrees.
The businessman used to race at tracks in Melbourne, Australia, when he was studying there in his early 20s.
He says there are many outlets for race enthusiasts.
"If you are really into performance cars and driving at high speeds, then head for places like Malaysia where there are tracks for you to do so," he says.
"If you really love driving and racing, then make the effort to go to a real track."
Despite economic uncertainties, the sale of high-performance cars has been on the rise here.
For instance, the number of Ferraris sold here last year was 92 - compared with 53 in 2007.