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Published on January 15th, 2020 | by Amirul Mukminin

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Six-Round US Legend Cars Malaysia Championship Coming This March

The US Legend Cars Malaysia Championship is set to kick off this March with six rounds lined up for the year. All rounds will take place at Perak’s T-City Gopeng Motor Speedway – currently the only purpose-built oval circuit in Malaysia.

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This year’s championship will feature an Arrive-and-Drive Legend Car class for amateur and professional drivers, and the Bandolero class for children between the ages of 8 and 15.

This is the first time the Legend Car and Bandolero Car classes will be introduced as a full-fledged championship since its introduction in 2018.

The Legend Car class will be divided into three categories for novice, national and international drivers, while the Bandolero Car class will strictly be for novice drivers. To date, the championship has attracted entries from Malaysia, Australia, China and Hong Kong.

The Legend Car class will see drivers competing in identical race cars with a minimum car and driver weight of 590 kg, and powered a factory-stock Yamaha FJ1200 engine rated at 132 bhp.

The Bandolero class meanwhile, will feature cars powered by 30 bhp 570cc Briggs & Stratton Vanguard engines with a minimum combined car and driver weight of 340 kg.

All Legends and Bandolero cars are manufactured by US Legend Cars International, Inc. and the Malaysian championship is sanctioned by INEX Malaysia (INEX MAL), an affiliate of INEX which is the international governing body that supports, promotes, and manages all sanctioned race track and racing programmes.

Entry fee for the Legend Car class is RM3,000 per round, and includes preparation and rental of the race car, fuel, tyres, brake pads as well as other consumables, technical support and access to the hospitality suite. Entry fee for the Bandolero Car class meanwhile, is RM2,000 per round also inclusive of all the above.

Round 1 of the championship starts on 13 March followed by Round 2 from 17-18 April; Round 3 from 19-20 June; Round 4 from 17-18 July; Round 5 on 21-22 August; with the sixth and final round to be contested on 25-26 September.

To participate or for more information, contact US Legend Cars Malaysia Motorsports Director Stephen C.H. Loh at 019-3586868, email to [email protected] , or contact the US Legend Cars Malaysia Head Office at +605-241 3560 or email to [email protected]


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