06 June 2009, By SIC
Flagged off by Dato’ Azman Yahya president of Motorsport Association Of Malaysia, the Sepang 1000km (S1K) race went off with 56 cars on the grid. Car 16 of Team Tung Chun Racing from Class 2 failed to reach the rolling start when it stalled right after rolling off from the starting grid.
The incident promoted car number 36 of team HPC Kegani to second spot and along with Team Type R Racing 21 dominated the first race 20 laps of the race which was completed 54:19.771.
Team R3 Proton Satria Neo competition number 12 stalled before turn of lap 15 almost a repeat of their last year’s attempt in Millennium Merdeka Endurance (MME) race.
The Sepang 1000km race is a spinoff from the successful MME race designed for particularly the teams in Class B and C of MME.