May 7, 2008

JAPAN GT

The only leg of the Japan GT Championship Series to be held outside Japan since 2002, the Super GT International Series Malaysia is hosted at the Sepang International Circuit. This year’s edition of the Super GT International Series runs from 20 to 22 June, 2008. A race highly supported by car enthusiasts, this series which is the biggest series in Japan has a strong following of fans in the Asian region.

The race cars, which are the sports cars that people admire, are driven by first-class drivers from Japan and foreign countries covering a total distance of 300 kilometres on the Sepang International Circuit.. To add spice to this intense event, spectators are greeted by the familiar and anticipated sight of the race queens. With over 100 race queens gracing the Sepang International Circuit during the Super GT International Series, fans are not only rewarded with a race to remember, but race queens to remember too.

The 2007 Sepang leg of the Super GT International Series saw drivers JPL De Oliveira and Seiji Ara in a Woodone Advan Clarion Z winning the GT500 class and drivers Kazuya Oshima and Hiroaki Ishiura in a Apr MR-S winning the GT300 class.

Tickets for the Super GT International Series 2008 will commence sales in April, and is available through a few ticket agents and outlets. The ticket agents are the Japan Travel Bureau (JTB), Orex Travels & Tours and Sunrise Tours & Travel. The ticketing outlets are City-A-One Telecommunication, Ticket Charge, Sogo (KL) Department, L&L Innovation Supplies, Velocity Sports Management, Next Classic and all MRKIOSK at Petronas Service Stations throughout the nation.

Within the vicinity of the circuit there are a few hotels, with many more hotels in the city centre itself. The hotels around the circuit are Concorde Inn KLIA, Pan Pacific KLIA, De Palma Inn Sepang, Empress Hotel.

More information on the Super GT International Series at the Sepang International Circuit, accommodation, accessibility, ticketing, programme and others can be obtained through the circuit’s official website, www.malaysiangp.com.my, or contact +603 8778 2200 for general enquiries and +603 8778 2222 for ticketing enquiries.

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