Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Problem Season 5 concludes – record-high 3.1 million on-line viewers
Season 5 of the Vios Problem Sequence on the Toyota Gazoo Racing Competition has drawn to a detailed after drawing a record-high 3.1 million viewers on-line. After a extremely contested season, new general champions in all 4 classes – Promotional, Rookie, Sporting, Tremendous Sporting – have been determined within the final 20-lap race on the Sepang Worldwide Circuit.
“We’ve come a great distance in 5 seasons of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Competition and the Vios Problem race collection because it was began in 2017. On the time of inception, we needed to vary the pondering that Toyota automobiles are meant for the mature crowd. We needed to construct an ever higher automobile that additionally attracts youthful consumers and right now there was a complete shift. After all, we additionally needed to make a major contribution to Malaysian motorsports,” stated UMW Toyota Motor President Ravindran Ok.
“The Vios Problem supplies us with a really sturdy platform to judge and develop our future automobiles. We additionally need our younger engineers to have the ability to contribute to the analysis and improvement of future fashions. The Vios Problem is the precise platform for individuals to see this and for lots of younger engineers to hitch us to construct higher automobiles for the long run,” he added.
Within the Tremendous Sporting class, the ultimate race was received by Mitchell Cheah of Prima Pearl TD Racing, forward of Freddie Ang of Telagamas Toyota. Third place went to Eddie Liew of Laser Motor Racing, with Hayden Haikal of Axle Sports activities going house the general Champion of the Tremendous Sporting class.
“It feels similar to 2020 once I received the Sporting Class. Going into Race 2 I felt that my automobile was slower than it was in Race 1 because of the weight penalty and I got here underneath large stress from the sector. The final two laps have been the happiest of my life when two drivers had some issues with their automobiles and that allowed me to cross and transfer as much as fourth place with simply sufficient factors to remain forward within the championship,” stated the 18-year-old newly-crowned champion.
Within the Rookie class, victory went to Muizzuddin Musyafa, adopted by Sharique Zulqarnain and Nabil Azlan. With three race wins going into the ultimate race of the season, third place was sufficient for Nabil to nab the Rookie Class crown.
“Initially, a large shout out and thanks to Toyota for giving the entire rookies this chance to transition from simulator racing to saloon automobile racing. It wasn’t a straightforward process however fortunately, every little thing went effectively for me. I learnt from the errors I made and that led to a few race victories and 4 podium finishes in six races. I hope to proceed racing subsequent 12 months,” stated Nabil.
Within the Sporting class, Naquib Azlan of Axle Sports activities scored his second win of the weekend, adopted by Mirza Syahmi Mahzan of Carroof Motorsport in second and Tom Goh of S&D Tama Motorsports in third. With a dominant lead, Naquib Azlan went on to clinch the general Sporting Class champion title. Naquib is now wanting ahead to compete with the professionals within the Tremendous Sporting class subsequent season, after profitable the general title within the Rookie class in Season 4.
“Ranging from the sixth place, it was by no means going to be simple. With the general championship in thoughts, I actually needed to handle the dangers that I took. I didn’t need to get into any incidents that would price us the championship title. I by no means anticipated my transition to the Sporting Class to be so profitable, particularly with extra skilled drivers,” stated Naquib.
Within the Promotional class, singer Khai Bahar received his first race of the season forward of actress Ahirine Ahirudin, adopted by presenter Nabil Ahmad. The third place end was sufficient for Nabil to stroll house the Promotional class champion.
Season 5 resulted in spectacular style with an unique occasion held for less than 2,000 race followers the place your complete rooftop of the primary paddock of the circuit was transformed right into a competition floor. Followers have been handled to actions, meet and greet classes with celebrities, fortunate attracts, and live shows on the distinctive venue. Again-to-back live shows noticed performances by Khai Bahar, Ella, lady group Dolla, Ok-Clique, Wany Hasrita, and Nabila Razali.