WHAT WENT DOWN LAST WEEKEND
Singapore’s biggest sporting extravaganza just took place last weekend from 14 to 16 September and the craze is still going strong! Sponsored by Singapore Airlines, the Formula 1 2018 Singapore Grand Prix was held at Marina Bay Street Circuit with a stellar entertainment line-up, adrenaline pumping night races and a roaring crowd with cheers.
ENTERTAINING STARS OF THE NIGHT
Graced with the shining stars such as such as the King of Asian Pop, Jay Chou, Las Vegas-based rock band, The Killers, Britain’s most prominent rock star, Liam Gallagher, English singer songwriter, Dua Lipa, the Singapore Grand Prix sizzled with an electrifying atmosphere. The fans were thrilled with a star-studded high-octane party from the hottest acts of the international music scene, adding to the thrilling race line-up.
NOVU’S AMBASSADOR YUEY TAN
Our NOVU Racing driver, Yuey Tan, aged 35, is the first Singaporean right racer driver! He developed a great passion for cars and racing since a young age. Moving over to Australia with his family at the age of four, his love for going fast was developed in Adelaide Australia ranging from a whole host of activities.
His beginning in professional motor racing came at a relatively later age where he moved on to take part in Porsche Driving Training Programme. Beginning his racing career in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia in 2008, Yuey is an experience racer with over 130 race starts, just to name a few – a Class B Carrera Cup Asia title in 2015, as well as a victory in Sepang 24 hours! He is also the first Singaporean night racer driver! On this year, 17 March 2018, NOVU officially announced its sponsorship of Yuey, in the 2018 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup races in Europe.
NOVU’s sponsorship is aligned with the company’s strategy to expand into Europe where it has opened its first clinic in Madrid last year in a joint-venture with a local partner. A second clinic will open in Barcelona in February. NOVU plans to use Spain as a base to expand to Latin America which shares a similar language and culture.
Besides that, Our founders – Nelson and Terence Loh, both being sport advocates, have always been active in the local sporting community, and have set up a dedicated sports scholarship fund to help underprivileged athletes achieve their sporting dreams!
VICTORY IN PORSCHE CARRER CUP ASIA STAR
Launched in 2003, Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Star is firmly established as Asia’s premier sports car racing series. A proven testing ground for fledgling talent and a showcase for the world’s leading GT competitors, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia is the number one choice for the region’s finest drivers today.
Being the first Singaporean racing driver to participate in a full season of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, it’s Yuey’s 10th year with the Porsche Carrera Cup and he clinched an unforgettable victory at the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix was held at Marina Bay Street Circuit last weekend!