Macao’s annual international sporting event – the 65th edition of the Macau Grand Prix – will be held from 15-18 November 2018. The Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee (MGPOC) held a press conference today (May 16th) at the Macao Science Center, to officially announce Suncity Group as the Event Title Sponsor of this year’s Grand Prix.
The press conference was attended by: Mr. Pun Weng Kun, President of Sports Bureau of the Macao SAR and Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee Coordinator; Ms. Gina Lei, Senior Vice President of Public & Social Relations of Suncity Group; Mr. Lo Keng Chio, Chairman of the Automobile General Association of Macao-China; Mr. Chong Coc Veng, President of Automobile General Association of Macao-China and Coordinator of Sporting Subcommittee of MGPOC; Mr. Allen Lau Cho Un and Ms. Christine Lam Lin Kio, Vice Presidents of Sports Bureau of the Macao SAR Government and Deputy Coordinators of MGPOC.
During the press conference, Mr. Pun and Ms. Lei marked the signing of the sponsorship agreement with the presentation of a giant cheque, as Suncity Group supports the Macau Grand Prix for the fifth consecutive year. This year’s event is officially named the Suncity Group 65th Macau Grand Prix. Safety, medical, rescue and official vehicles will be provided by BMW Concessionaires (Macau) Ltd.
The Suncity Group 65th Macau Grand Prix will continue to work with the FIA to hold three world-class races: the FIA F3 World Cup, the FIA GT World Cup and the WTCR FIA World Touring Car Cup. In addition, the four prestigious headline races also include the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix – 52nd Edition. Together with Macau Touring Car Cup and Greater Bay Area Cup, the race programme will feature six thrilling races this year.
The MGPOC is planning a series of events to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Macau Grand Prix with Macao citizens and visitors including collecting photographs and short videos on social media platforms and a family friendly Macau Grand Prix carnival and car show, providing an opportunity for the public to experience the atmosphere of the Macau Grand Prix through different channels.
Tickets for the Suncity Group 65th Macau Grand Prix are on sale now. Prices remain unchanged as to further enhance the enthusiasm and support from fans, and range from MOP50 for the November 15 and 16 practice days to MOP350-900 on race days, depending on the grandstand. Almost 14,000 seats are available to the public for each day.
Further information can be found by visiting the official Macau Grand Prix website at http://www.macau.grandprix.gov.moor by downloading the mobile applications.
The Suncity Group 65th Macau Grand Prix Press Conference
Ms. Gina Lei, Senior Vice President of Public & Social Relations of Suncity Group, signs the title sponsorship agreement with Mr. Pun Weng Kun, President of Sports Bureau
Ms. Gina Lei presents the sponsorship cheque to Mr. Pun Weng Kun
Group photo of the members of the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee and Subcommittees and guests