Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race (MMER) – One of the Malaysia’s Leading Motor Sports Events
One of the Malaysia’s leading motor sports events – “Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race (MMER)” is going to be held at Sepang International Circuit, Selangor near Kuala Lumpur from Wednesday August 29th to Sunday September 2nd 2012. This event is organized by Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd. It is the first 12-hour challenge race organized and promoted by locals and this race is designed to present the ultimate test of a driver’s skills, team strategy as well as machine’s limit. This amazing event first held in 2000 and has become one of the most eagerly anticipated occasions on Malaysia’s sporting calendar. This MMER 2012 will be a part of the Japanese Super Taikyu Series.
The Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race 2012 is come back with many looking to redeem them from last year’s race after having missed out on finishing on the podium, especially after a long and grueling 12 hours. The 13th edition of the MMER 2012 will be flagged off on 1st September 2012.
This race is divided into three main classes namely: GT Class, Sports Production and Touring Production, but later on it also include the forth class – a new GT – X class, that allows for non-homologated GT and Sport production cars to enter into the endurance race.
Each team would have 3 drivers who can race for at least 70 minutes before they may switch. In the year 2000, there were 55 teams competed in MME but this number keeps on increasing year by year as string of international outfits signed up.
In fact, our very first Formula One driver, Alex Yoong also participated in the MME. Spectators also witnessed the participation of Mohamed Fairuz, the young racer who is gearing up to be the next Formula One driver. Kunimitsu Takahashi, a Japan GT driver also participated in MME backed by his own GTA crew.
From MalaysianGP : Merdeka Millennium Endurance (MME)
If you are also among those who want to see this wonderful Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race (MMER) and want to travel Malaysia then it is the best time as at that time you can visit Malaysia’s leading motor sports events. While make a visit to Malaysia, you don’t have to worry about best accommodation, because Apple Hotel is the best quality and budget hotel from where you can easily access this amazing event and enjoy the various activities.
Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race is act as a catalyst for the development of motorsports in Malaysia.
Get ready to enjoy this amazing MMER event!