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Toyota Organizes Esport Racing Weekend, RM60,000 In Cash Prizes

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Toyota Organizes Esport Racing Weekend, RM60,000 In Cash Prizes

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, the main distributor and assembler of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia today announced its involvement into the world of Esports, a first of its kind by a Malaysian car company!

The company’s first move into the electronic sports is the upcoming Toyota Velocity Esports Championship, the biggest national racing event in Malaysia, which will be held at the Sunway Pyramid Blue Atrium from the 21st to 23rd of September.

Those who are interested to become Malaysia’s quickest and fastest racing simulator driver are welcome to participate for free.  Entries are open for up to 400 participants who hold Malaysian citizenship or residency status.

Successful applicants will be racing in PlayStation’s Gran Turismo Sport game. To qualify for the qualifying race of 20 finalists, players will be required to set their fastest lap time in a 30-minute duration using the Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept at the legendary Suzuka Circuit.

The winner of the 10-lap grand final race that consists of the finalist from the qualifying race will receive a grand prize money of RM20,000! Second and third will be rewarded with RM10,000 and RM5,000 respectively.  

“At Toyota, we always have our youth in mind. The Esports is on a steep upward curve and has the potential to become one of the top five sports in the world. This rapidly-rising industry is a new and exciting experience especially for the younger generation and with that being said, we at Toyota would like to be at the forefront of this Championship Series,” said Mr. Ravindran K., President of UMWT. 

To register and select your qualifying time slot, visit The overall event format and vehicle driving parameters are also listed in here. Start practising now as you only have less than four weeks to go!  

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