MCS 2021 ROUND 3 RACE 1: TRIPLE PODIUMS FOR R ENGINEERING HMRT, JAPANESE DRIVER, KEN URATA DOMINATE
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
– A good start for the final showdown of Malaysia Championship Series (MCS) 2021 Round 3 Race 1 as R Engineering HMRT sweeps 3 podiums in each category; Touring Production (T), Stock Production 1 (SP1), and Stock Production 2 (SP2).
Their drivers, Alif Hamdan and his partner, Lai Wee Sing spearheaded the T Production category while Chiow Teck Song finished the race in second place for the SP1 category and the combination of Putera Adam and Calvin Wong in third place.
Alif Hamdan commented, “Syukur alhamdulillah thank you to R Engineering and HMRT. The car was almost faultless halfway through the race suddenly, two sensors went on holiday so we had to tow the car back and change it. We are lucky enough to finish the race.”
“I had a good start in P9. I got up in second place then I got touched and dropped down to last. I manage to crawl back to P2 but then after 30 seconds penalty, I finished in third place. I am really satisfied with Race 1”, said Putera Adam.
In SP1, Japanese driver from Rworks, Ken Urata driving Honda Civic FD2R won the category leaving Chiow Teck Song, R Engineering HMRT in second place and Empire M Racing in third place with their drivers, Shazull Hisham and Mohd Syahrizal Jamaluddin.
Ken commented, “I keep my pace and took the opportunity to overtake others. I had a heart-breaking moment going into the last corner of Turn 15 but I manage to end the race well.”
In Malaysian Touring Car (MTC), Mark Darwin and Foo Yung Chieh from Tedco Racing completed the 21 laps in the first place, Brendan Paul and Diivvyesh Perajun from the privateer team in second place while Danny Chin and Admi Shahrul in third place.
Moving to SP2, Lew Kar Wai and Ho William from Speed X Racing team touched down the finishing line in the first place, Imran Wafi Adnan and Najiy Ayyad from DNT Tune in second place while third place goes to Putera Adam and Calvin Wong from R Engineering HMRT.
The drivers from Speed X Racing team commented “Actually, we have been struggling throughout the whole season. This is a comeback from us. Thanks to the team and crew members. We are looking forward to the next round”.
Najiy Ayyad and Imran Wafi from DNT Tune commented, “First of all, thank you very much to the team for giving us a good car. We started and ended the race very well. The car was well balanced and had no damages.
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