GM TC Euro Cars Reza Mutalib with Faisal Asri Director Ignitionmy
GM TC Euro Cars Reza Mutalib with Faisal Asri Director Ignitionmy
GM TC Euro Cars Reza Mutalib with Faisal Asri Director Ignitionmy

The MegaLAP Time Attack Series by champions of grassroot racing – Ignition.my, gets a thumbs up by Renault Sport, signing on as Official Sponsor for the premier time-attack based series. MegaLAP 2012 will feature 5 rounds held at Sepang International Circuit through the year. Round 1 is scheduled for February 26, 2012.


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MegaLAP 2012
MegaLAP 2012. Image credit: MegaLAP

If you didn’t now already, Renault Sport is the motorsports and performance arm of French manufacturer, Renault. Think M3 Division for BMW. Renault Sport is responsible for saliva-inducing performance hatches like the Megane Sport 250 and the newly-released Clio Renault Sport 200. Both very driver-centric, track-ready cars. Renault Sport in Malaysia is represented by TC Euro Cars Sdn Bhd.

With the involvement in the local series Renault Sport aims to increase awareness of performance cars, especially towards car and driving enthusiasts. In my opinion, a huge win for both Renault Sport and Ignition.my in terms of brand visibility, credibility and exposure.

The MegaLAP Time Attack Series was first introduced in 2011, and has enjoyed much success – with each round seeing the participation of up to 100 cars, comprising mostly modified street-tuned vehicles.

Grassroots racing events like MegaLAP and the popular Saturday Night Fever Series (SNF) has provided enthusiasts a platform to indulge in motorsports in a safe and affordable manner. Being a motorsports enthusiasts myself, MegaLAP and SNF gets a big thumbs up for taking racing off the streets and into a safe, closed, controlled environment.

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RENAULT SPORT SIGNS AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR FOR MEGALAP TIME ATTACK SERIES 

Petaling Jaya, 17 February 2012 – Renault Sport is making its appearance as a proud supporter of Malaysian motorsports with its move by signing up as the Official Sponsor for Ignition.my’s MegaLAP Time Attack Series, which commences this coming 26th February 2012 at Sepang International Circuit. 

Renault Sport is the motorsports and performance brand of Renault cars, brought in and managed by TC Euro Cars Sdn Bhd from their new showroom in Section 13, Petaling Jaya. Renault Sport is responsible such revered hot-hatches as the newly launched Renault Clio Renault Sport 200, and the popular Renault Megane Renault Sport 250. 

Their involvement in MegaLAP is to increase the awareness of the fiery Renault Sport line-up by supporting exciting activities within the market-segment that would find Renault Sport vehicles a serious choice of performance car. 

Mr Reza Mutalib, General Manager of TC Euro Cars Sdn Bhd exclaims, “MegaLAP is the perfect platform for Renault Sport to get in touch with like-minded enthusiasts. Renault Sport cars are built for driving enthusiasts by driving enthusiasts. We feel MegaLAP participants are indeed spirited drivers that would enjoy such a vehicle.” 

Renault Sport is also expecting to see a number of their owners compete and have good time at MegaLAP over the weekend. 

ABOUT MEGALAP TIME ATTACK SERIES 2012 

MegaLAP Time Attack Series 2012 (MegaLAP 2012) is the premier time attack-based series in Malaysia that will run over 5 rounds through the year. Started in 2011, the event sees up to 100 cars hitting Sepang F1 Circuit to set a fastest lap time in their category. The cars are mostly modified street-based vehicles, and the event provides them the opportunity to indulge in motorsports at a safe and affordable level. 

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