The Biggest Ever Japan
to Showdown In Sepang
Feeling Thrills As Driver.
Super GT fans will be thrills
while watching 64 teams from GT300 and GT500
compete among themself at Sepang International
Archive Photo Super GT by
Chow KF (firstname.lastname@example.org)
May, Sepang – 2010 Super GT International
Series will mark the 10th anniversary of the
event being held at the circuit, where Sepang
International Circuit (SIC) will play host to
Round 4 of the Japan’s biggest and hottest
racing series ever.
Firstly held at the circuit in June 2000, the
race from land of rising sun has come a long
journey and today race series is followed by
fans from all around the world. Super GT
International Series will make debut to the
Sepang International Circuit from 19 to 20 June.
“Malaysia is the only country to host the Super
GT outside of Japan. When it first came to
Malaysia, it was a purely Japanese race series,
it was only followed by Japanese race fans and
had Japanese sponsors,” said SIC CEO Razlan
The Super GT International race series is held
annually and takes place on renowned Japanese
tracks such as Motegi, Fuji Speedway and the
Suzuka Circuit. It has long been known among
motorsports fans as a powerful combination of
dazzling mean machines and their beauty queens.
“Now we have a significant number of Super GT
followers in Malaysia, and there are many
non-Japanese drivers taking part in the race. We
also have two Malaysian corporations being part
of the two top teams in Super GT, namely Mutiara
Motors in GT300 and Petronas TOM in GT 500,”
added Razlan Razali.
Super GT was officially
unveiled as SIC CEO Razlan Razali witness
ceremony for 2010 Super GT International Series. Mokhzani Mahathir,
Chairman of Sepang International Circuit shares
his moment cutting ribbon in the opening.
Photo courtesy by Sepang International Circuit.
From history of Super GT in Malaysia, the series
was first brought in year 2000, with cars
divided into two setup; GT500 and GT300 (where
it based on the car’s horsepower). Marking the
10th year of the event, this year there are 13
cars and 26 drivers battling for the
championship title in the GT500 category, while
19 cars with 38 drivers will be competing in the
There will also be a charity car wash session at
the circuit during the race weekend.
SIC will also be organizing a contest where fans
will be able to win themselves GTR safety car
rides, pit passes and circuit safari rides. To
qualify, they will have to purchase a minimum of
two tickets, answer three simple questions and
complete a slogan.
On Saturday, SIC will be organizing the
children’s pit walkabout at 5.30 pm. There are
also numerous activities for children where they
can meet with popular cartoon character Upin and
Ipin, face painting and origami. Tickets for the
Main Grandstand are priced at RM100 and tickets
for K1 area are priced at RM70. Tickets for the
circuit safari are priced at RM100, while
parking charges are priced at RM5 for cars and
RM2 for bikes (per entry).
The 2010 Super GT International Series will also
feature the exciting circuit safari, where fans
will get a closer look at the race as they are
transported via a low-loader bus onto the track
during the Super GT practice session. In
conjunction with the race event, would also be
having the brand new GT4 Asia Cup, the latest
GT3 Asia Series, Yaris/Vios Experience Race in
Sepang as well as the environmentally-friendly
Scirocco Cup as the support races.
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