12 MARCH 2019
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Craft-Bamboo Racing welcomes EWS Spamobil as a title sponsor of the #77 Mercedes-AMG GT3, at the Asia GT Festival as part of the 2019 China GT Championship on 15-17 March, at the Sepang International Circuit. At the helm of the #77 car will be Malaysian star Jazeman Jaafar, alongside GT veteran Frank Yu of Hong Kong, who makes his debut in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 following Craft-Bamboo Racing’s brand new partnership with Mercedes-AMG.
Malaysian-based EWS Spamobil, an innovative product distributor in the Automotive industry, shares the same pursuit of global reach and excellence with Craft-Bamboo Racing. The title sponsorship of the #77 Mercedes-AMG GT3 with Frank Yu and Jazeman Jaafar driving at the Asia GT Festival in Sepang highlights EWS Spamobil’s involvement with motorsport at a top level. The driver line-up of Yu and Jaafar will be a showcase of talent and experience, giving EWS the best possible opportunity to fight for victory.
Frank Yu made his recent return to GT3 racing in the 2019 24 hours of Dubai. The experienced team owner and race driver is relishing this opportunity to race at the Asia GT Festival, and to be partnered with local hero Jazeman Jaafar. Jaafar, whom was recently awarded the 2018 Malaysian International Driver of the year, brings with him a wealth of experience and speed, as he completed a strong season in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 in 2016, finishing 2nd in his European GT3 campaign.
With Jaafar and Yu in the EWS Spamobil #77 Mercedes-AMG GT3, Craft-Bamboo Racing and EWS has a formidable line-up for the first ever Asia GT Festival. Craft-Bamboo Racing are eager to get back on-track with the new cars on a competitive grid for what is shaping up to be a highlight of the 2019 China GT series.
Asia GT Festival Schedule
15 March 2019 – Friday
1250 – 1350 GT3 Official Practice
1610 – 1625 GT3 Qualifying Part 1
1635 – 1650 GT3 Qualifying Part 2
16 March 2019 – Saturday
1355 – 1455 GT3 Race 1
17 March 2019 – Sunday
1330 – 1430 GT3 Race 2
Darryl O’Young | Director of Craft-Bamboo Racing
“We’re really excited to have EWS Spamobil to join the #77 car in the coming Asia GT festival and China GT Championship rounds in Sepang. EWS carries many similar qualities as Craft-Bamboo Racing in the drive for excellence, and we hope to apply this to the race weekend in order to deliver strong results. It’s great to have a Malaysian brand being represented at the Asia GT Festival, and we have full confidence in Jazeman and Frank to do a good job for the team!”
“It’s known that the Mercedes-AMG GT3 is a race-winning package, and EWS had no hesitation to form this partnership with the highly professional Craft-Bamboo Racing.
Frank’s vast experience in motorsport and Jazeman’s status as a home hero provided the basis of this collaboration, and we are confident of a great partnership together with Craft-Bamboo Racing. We are truly excited and will be giving our full support to Frank and Jazeman in the bid for a victory at the Asia GT Festival!"
EWS SPAMOBIL (M) SDN BHD
EWS Spamobil (M) Sdn Bhd is a Malaysian based company having an overseas branches in Germany and Ireland. EWS Group as a whole, has been providing breakthrough & innovative products and technologies for the industry's betterment and to enhance quality living while aiming to elevate Malaysia’s automotive industry thus the entire world in general.
EWS’s staff’s & management been fully trained in delivering constant world-class service to all types of customers from various segments. We uphold our utmost integrity and maintain our top notch services quality & delivery so that we may exceed our customer's expectation.
Being innovative market player on the quadrant, we strive to keep the quality of the end product. By that, in our recent product launch is EWSGTronix360, which we are the SOLE Distributor for East & West Malaysia Market.
EWSGTronix360 by EWS Spamobil
What is EWSGTronix360? EWS,through our collaboration with vast business affiliation in Germany, utilizing the advancement in European research & development by bringing this amazing product to Asia’s Region. EWSGTronix360 is a High performance multi-function spray with excellent moisture protection. It is a self-sustainable product with almost none H20 in its element thus eliminating the rusting issues in a direct comparison with the current available product who serve almost identical ability & functionality. Key main element that makes EWSGTronix360 is a great product are:
1. Corrosion protection : due to the water-block effect, which is a protective film, that formed around the components after a treatment with EWSGTronix360 which provides long-lasting moisture & corrosion protection.
2. Lubricate: In contrast to classic creep oils, EWSGTronix360 offers an enormous water displacement due to the strong emulsion suppression. It does not mix with moisture and guarantees thereby excellent lubricating properties
3. Releasing : you will get a great smooth screw threads and low-friction surfaces in shortest time. It can prevent damage and inconveniences of this kind by using EWSGTronix360 with new component
4. Cleaning : Contaminated component and surface can be cleaned quickly and effectively thanks to high creeping ability of EWSGTronix360, event after a short exposure of time.
With EWSGTronix360 its helps you to protect and maintain your expensive machinery, mechanical and also electronic component while saving company’s total expenditure spent on maintenance due to our tropical weather & high humidity temperatures.
EWSGTronix360 has passed the DEKRA spray test(according to DIN EN 9227 NSS) and reached the best corrosion protection in comparison with five direct competitors.
EWSGTronix360 is a top of range on its very own class. Highly recommended for heavy-duty machinery like those who rely heavily on machines in production line, automotive parts, electrical/mechanical components with the ability to create an invisible layer coat of protection especially against water, thus eliminating corrosion in the long run. It may saves millions of dollar for such an amazing product.
Based in Hong Kong, Craft-Bamboo Racing competes on motorsport’s world stage contesting GT & Touring Car series around the world, whilst also taking part in a number of invitational endurance events. Craft-Bamboo Racing’s achievements are a testament to their ability to exceed expectations & beat the best factory backed teams on the planet.
Craft-Bamboo Racing also provides a connection between the developed European racing scene & the emerging Asia Pacific & China markets. Craft-Bamboo Racing’s experience in executing tailored marketing campaigns adds a new dimension to sponsor packages, giving clients the best possible ROI and to maximize all areas of partnerships.
CHINA GT CHAMPIONSHIP
The China GT Championship is China’s biggest sportscar series, attracting large grids split into various classes. New for the 2019 China GT season is the Asia GT Festival, held at the Sepang International Circuit on March 15-17, which also marks the start of the 2019 season. The series then goes onto rounds in Ningbo, Shanghai, Qinhuangdao, Tianjin, and closes at the Shanghai International Circuit in October.