In less than 24 hours, I’ll have my race helmet, gloves and shoes on, and battling it out with 1.6 and 1.8 Honda Civics, Satria GTIs and more at Ignition.my’s Saturday Night Fever Challenge Series Round 1. I’ll be racing in my cousin’s 1983 4AG-powered Toyota LE. The event is based on 2 heats, with each heat covering 5 laps [...]
The Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) 2010 – The Greenest, Biggest Motorshow Yet Car enthusiasts, petrolheads and motoring fans rejoice! The biggest motor show in Malaysia – The Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) is back with a vengeance! Happening from the 3-12 December 2010 at Putra World Trade Centre, this will be the 7th iteration of the show.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZceN-mWtOk Fellow HPC driving instructor, friend and Cars.MY teammate Andrew Lee takes my 160bhp 4AGE-powered Toyota LE for some laps during the HPC track experience last weekend at Sepang International Circuit. The car is pretty much stock, with AE101/111 suspension, EBC Green Stuff brake pads and semi-slicks up front. Got my newly acquired ContourHD cam rigged up to grab some [...]
Picture courtesy of Dennis Woo The just concluded R3 Time Attack Challenge 1dot6 over the weekend was both exciting and fun. I returned home without a podium finish at the end of the day, missing 3rd place by just 0.5seconds, but that’s the way it is in sport. Will be back to battle another day most definitely. Find a detailed [...]
It’s the start of a new racing season. The R3 Time Attack is back with a vengeance. Formerly known as the R3 Street ShootOut Championships, the R3 Time Attack 1dot6 Championships features a new class, new rules and better prizes. The clutch is slipping like hell. I am bedding in new brake pads. Team Tze Racing, the racing team I [...]
In a race that saw many cars frolic in the gravel traps, Alex Yoong, racing for Team Malaysia, finishes on the podium for the very first time. A1 Team Canada fought their way from back of the grid to win the A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Sentul Circuit, Indonesia giving them their first win of the season. The A1 GP [...]
Ronald Sudarja of Michelin awarding me the prizes Having clinched the Runners-Up and Fastest Novice of Class C at the GRA Autocross Round 1, I am completely ecstatic to come out of Round 2 as Champion of Class C. Held at the same venue – KLCC outdoor car park, the event saw 100 contestants competing in 6 different classes. After [...]
Richard Burns, the 2001 FIA World Rally Champion, and first Briton to have won the coveted title, passed away last Friday, November 25, 2005. I have been a fan of Richard’s since he took up Subaru Team colours, and his trademark full-throttle, high-speed jumps have always been a marvel to watch. Diagnosed with astrocytoma, a form of brain tumour late [...]
I am estatic. My first podium finish. And what better way to achieve this than at the inaugural GrassRacing Autosports (GRA) Autocross Round 1 at KLCC on Sunday. I came in 2nd in class, and was awarded the fastest Novice in Class C (1601cc – 1900cc cars). Read all about it on The R3gister!
The jubilant Proton R3 Amprex Racing Team. Pic courtesy of Autoworld After taking pole position at the 2005 Merdeka Millenium Race, the Proton R3 Amprex Racing Team took the chequered flag convincingly. Malaysia’s top driver Tengku Djan ended a long personal five-year wait to claim the Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) crown; which he described as a bigger victory for the [...]
Proton R3 Amprex Racing made amends of their disastrous debut in the recent Malaysian round of the Super GT series by taking control of qualifying for the 2005 Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME) race at Sepang Circuit today The partnership of Tony Riccirdello, Tengku Djan Ley and Japan’s Genji Hashimoto all tops their respective qualifying sessions with the Australian V-8 driver [...]
From the start, the performance-bred, track day special Satria R3 developed exclusively by Proton Motorsports a.k.a Race Rally Research or R3 for short, had always promised and delivered an engaging ride – a no-frills, no nonsense driving experience. With its reinforced, rally-style spot-welded chassis and finely tuned suspension, the SR3 oozed confidence in and out of corners, being absolutely at [...]