Friday, November 13, 2009

Tyrepac sponsors Goodyear Formula DRIFT Malaysia 2009

Singapore, 13 November 2009 – Tyrepac, Asia’s first and largest online tyre retailing site, today announced its sponsorship of the Goodyear Formula DRIFT Malaysia 2009, which will be held from the 19th to 20th of December, 2009, at the MAEPS (Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang).

The Goodyear Formula DRIFT Malaysia is organized by ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) and supported by Goodyear as the Title Sponsor, Tyrepac as the Official Online Portal, Banana Boat as the Official Sunblock and Hypertune as the Official Magazine.

“The success of our tie-up with ESPN STAR Sports and Goodyear has proven successful in Formula DRIFT ProAm Singapore, and we are pleased to extend this relationship into Malaysia.” said Tyrepac Managing Director, Ler Hwee Tiong. “Tyrepac is again proud to be associated with the Formula DRIFT Series as one of the sponsors of this event.”

Tyrepac will be represented at Formula DRIFT with their very own drift team - Team TYREPAC Goodyear, being helmed by the experienced Ee Yoong Cherng from Malaysia & Ivan Lim from Singapore. They will come up against over 50 competitive drivers from across the Asia-Pacific region, with drivers hailing from as far as Japan, New Zealand, Philippines and Hong Kong, as well as Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

“Forming our own drift team came about naturally as part of our progression of sharing our tyre expertise, and we want to make use of this opportunity to educate consumers on the importance of tyre safety,” added Ler. “Drifting is the fastest growing motorsport in the region, and Tyrepac definitely wants to set another benchmark by being at the forefront of it.”