O'Young nominated for top award

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 13 January, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 13 January, 2011, 12:00am

Top Hong Kong driver Darryl O'Young has been nominated for an award at this year's Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards as the annual event takes in motor racing for the first time. O'Young, who came close to winning the Independents' Trophy in Macau in November at the World Touring Car Championship, said he was was thrilled by the honour of being nominated. Hong Kong's sporting equivalent of the Oscars will be awarded on February 21 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Eight athletes will be named in the senior category.