By Aaron Waldron
Press release from VP Powermaster:
Best Chemical (S) Company launches highly anticipated 2017 VP PowerMaster International 1/8 Buggy Series in Malaysia
Leading local chemicals specialist and regional distributor for VP Racing Fuels and VP PowerMaster, Best Chemical Co (S) Pte Ltd (‘Bestchem’) and prominent Malaysian RC hobby store, Aw Hobby, are proud to officially launch the 2017 VP PowerMaster International 1/8 Buggy Series in Johor Bahru (JB), Malaysia.
The new Championship Series will be an outdoor off-road RC series that will take place at LAP Paradise RC Raceway (Lot 199C Jalan Ban Foo Ulu Tiram 81800 Johor Bahru), a 20-minute drive from JB Customs. Aw Hobby shop is located beside the race track so participants can enjoy timely access to race support throughout the series.
“As the regional distributor for VP Racing Fuels and VP PowerMaster in Southeast Asia, we are proud to support RC racing which is fast gaining momentum in the region,” says Johnny Wong, Managing Director of Bestchem and a race car enthusiast himself. “Being the regional exclusive distributor for VP Racing Fuels in Southeast Asia for over 10 years, we are acutely aware of the expectations and needs of all competitive drivers, including RC racers. VP PowerMaster’s latest VP PowerMaster 25% RC Pro Race and Ty Tessmann proprietary blend will complement the drive, passion and power of the most discerning and result-oriented RC racer.”
“We are very happy and honored to partner with our main sponsor, Bestchem, distributor for VP PowerMaster, a premium hobby fuel that is fast gaining popularity in the RC community here,” says David Aw, founder of LAP Paradise RC Raceway and Aw Hobby. “We are very excited to see increased interest, both locally and overseas, and look forward to a spectacular series in 2017.”
The schedule for the 2017 VP PowerMaster International 1/8 Buggy Series is as follows:
- 12 Feb 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 1
- 19 Mar 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 2
- 23 Apr 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 3
- 18 Jun 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 4
- 23 Jul 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 5
- 27 Aug 2017 VP 1/8 Buggy Series 6 (Grand Final)
There is no age group limit and no brand control of fuel but limited to 25% nitro only and the standard IFMAR rules apply. Points will be awarded to all drivers and a series champion will be crowned after six races with the best of four to count.
Interested parties can register at a cost of RM100 (with breakfast and lunch included) and ongoing updates can also be found on LAP Paradise RC Raceway’s Facebook group page: www.facebook.com/LAP-Paradise-RC-Raceway-548301341…/. Discussions about classes, rules, results, etc. will take place on the same Facebook group.
Other co-sponsors for the series include Concept Hobbies, SKH Hobbies, Urban Playspace, Raceform, Toykar and Tai Sing.
Tel: +65 6755 2400
Tel: +60 16 785 5848