KOTA TINGGI, 28 October 2016–MW Grantt International Sdn. Bhd. (UMWG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of UMW Group that produces and distributes GRANTT lubricants, is proud to announce its involvement as an exclusive partner and co-sponsor of the Malaysian Rally Championship (MRC) 2016. The 12th edition of the Malaysian Rally will take place from 28th to 30th October in Johor, where it has been held annually since 2003. This will be the second time the event will be held in October and it is usually a very wet and muddy time of the year in Johor.
“We are taking many initiatives to further penetrate the Malaysian and Asia Pacific markets by enhancing brand awareness and positioning GRANTT as a premium brand. We are proud to be a co-sponsor for Malaysian Rally Championship, which is part of the prestigious FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, the biggest international rally event in this region after World Rally Championship (WRC) with six host countries. We hope our involvement in this Championship will help to elevate the country’s motorsports,” said Amri Hasim, General Manager of UMW Grantt International Sdn. Bhd.
The sponsorship mock cheque was handed to Managing Director of Wheel Sport Management Sdn. Bhd., Y.M. Datin Paduka Raja Nor Mazli Raja Tun Mohar by UMWG’s General Manager, Amri bin Hasim. The presentation ceremony was witnessed by the Tunku Temenggong of Johor, Y.A.M. Tunku Idris Iskandar ibni Sultan Ibrahim.
This exclusive partnership in MRC for Round 3 in Kota Tinggi, Johor, and Round 4 to be held in Sri Iskandar Perak in December will put the brand on the forefront of the lubricant market and promote itself to the MRC community, the spectators and public at large. GRANTT’s full range of lubricants include Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO), Motorcycle Oil (MCO), Diesel Engine Oil (DEO), Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF), industrial oils and greases. The GRANTT PCMO Stellar range has been tested to comply with the international lubricant standards, the American Petroleum Institute’s API-SN requirements, as well as the stringent European Automobile Manufacturers Association ACEA A3/B4 standard.