Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival Held in Sepang with Live Concerts and Ground Activities


KUALA LUMPUR: Last week was full of fun and thrills for racing fans as UMW Toyota Motors hosted the second round of Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival and Vios Challenge Season 5 racing series at Sepang International Circuit. The event was different and more exciting than those organized in the past two years because it had a real audience on the ground.


  • Name the winners of the TGR and Vios Challenge Season 5 (Round 2) in the Super Sporting class.

    In Race 1, Mitchell Cheah, Mark Darwin and Freddie Ang took the top three places while in Race 2, first, second and third places were taken by Tengku Djan Ley, Mark Darwin and Hayden Haikal, respectively.

  • When will the next round of Toyota Gazoo Racing take place?

    The next round (Round 3) of Toyota Gazoo Racing and Vios Challenge Season 5 will take place in September this year.

  • Live music concerts and several ground activities marked the return of fans and spectators to the festival. However, as before, races were held in four different classes – Super Sporting Class (for professional and elite racers), Sporting class (for amateur/gentleman racers), Promotional class (for celebrities) and Rookie class (for young runners) . Here are the winners of Race 1 and Race 2 contested respectively on June 25 and 26, 2022.

    Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival


    Race 1

    Race 2

    Super Sporty

    1. Mitchell Cheah Prima Pearl TD Race Team
    2. Mark Darwin Laser Racing
    3. Freddie Ang Telagamas Toyota
    1. Tengku Djan Ley (Prima Pearl TD Racing Team)
    2. Mark Darwin (Laser Car Racing)
    3. Hayden Haikal (Axis Motorsports)


    1. Naquib Azlan Axle Motorsports
    2. Tom Goh S&D Tama Motorsports
    3. Abdul Miqail 23 Engines
    1. Naquib Azlan (Axle Motorsports)
    2. Abdul Miqail (23 engines)
    3. Tarmimi Tahang (M7 Japan project team)


    1. Zizan Razak
    2. Nabil Ahmed
    3. Ahirine Ahirudin
    1. Nabil Ahmed
    2. Wany Hasrita
    3. Janna Nick


    1. Nabil Azlan
    2. Muizz Musyafa
    3. Mohamed Hamdany
    1. Mohamed Hamdany
    2. Nabil Azlan
    3. Adele Lew

    Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival

    Along with the race, fans also enjoyed several fun on-site activities such as All-Wheel Fest for Non-Motorized Vehicles, Zumba Session, Pump Ramp, Skateboard Competition and Music Concerts live. The festival also had several stalls for sales, promotion and activities for visitors as well as an urban street dining hall, which served them the best local cuisines and specialties.

    Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival

    The next round (Round 3) of Toyota Gazoo Racing and Vios Challenge Season 5 will take place in September this year. Over the previous four seasons, the event has successfully attracted over 8 million spectators and online viewers with a social media reach of over 19 million. This makes it one of the most watched motor racing events in Malaysia.

    Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival

    According to UMW Toyota Motor President, Ravindran K, this is also the most rewarding racing series to participate in in the past 5 years, with Season 5 offering over half a million ringgit in prizes. .

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