The Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Racing Festival makes it way to Medini City in Iskandar Puteri, Johor this weekend, bringing with it non-stop racing action, A-list celebrity activities and impressive prizes including a brand new Toyota Vios Sports Edition that will be presented to a lucky visitor.
Having thrilled crowds in Penang and Kuala Lumpur with total attendance of 50,000 visitors, the TGR Festival is expected to attract a sizeable crowd in Medini City on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th January 2018, particularly as the excitement of the Vios Challenge continues to develop with great intensity.
With the championship in mid-season and no winner in sight, the races are beginning to heat up in all three categories where some of the top local racing drivers will be competing.
So, spectators can expect a thrilling weekend of racing on the street circuit which features one of the longest straights in the championship, promising lots of overtaking action.
The category which fans will definitely be keen to catch will be the Promotional Class where celebrity racers Fattah Amin, Shukri Yahaya, Diana Danielle, Janna Nick, Geraldine Gan, Danny Koo, Venice Min and Shawn Lee will be battling it out for glory.
For those who are thinking of checking out the celebrities, this weekend promises to be a star-studded event in Medini as apart from the eight racing celebrities, Media Prima’s Drama Sangat bus tour celebrities including Nazrief Nazri, Intan Najwa, Adiba Yunos, Aishah Azman, Raja Afiq, Ruhainies, Zie Zainal and Aliff Yasraff will be at the event meeting fans and giving away prizes and souvenirs during their meet and greet sessions.
In addition, superheroes Ejen Ali and Comot will be making appearances throughout the weekend as well.
Racing aside, there will be lots of prizes and souvenirs to be given away throughout the weekend. The biggest prize will be a Toyota Vios Sports Edition that is being offered as the grand prize in the lucky draw.
Fans of Toyota cars will further be treated with a showcase of the latest models including the 2018 Toyota Vios and the C-HR compact SUV. There will be test drives of most Toyota models as well.
And then, there will be stunt performances by Japanese World Champion drifters Masato Kawabata and Drift Samurai Takahiro Imamura.
In keeping with UMW Toyota Motor’s efforts to promote healthy, safe and wholesome activities, the race track at the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Racing Festival in Johor will be open for an hour to cyclists who register on Saturday morning, allowing them an opportunity to experience the circuit in a safe and controlled manner.
Another attraction of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Racing Festival in Medini City is the presence of some of the region’s top food trucks from Johor including Brader Doug, Tacoloco, Salys Streetfood, Aromorasa to name a few.
Entrance to the TGR Racing Festival is free and activities begin from 9am daily stretching till 6.30pm.