| Khal Baharulalam |
THE two-day Suzuki 4×4 Challenge Cup came to a close yesterday at the Tanah Jambu 4WD track in Muara.
Hundreds of people filled up the track site in support of the event as interest in 4×4 challenges continue to grow.
Jointly organised by Boustead Sdn Bhd and the Four Wheel Drive Association Brunei (PKTLB), the event saw participation from 50 enthusiasts, all of whom had their vehicles entered in either the Open Relay Standard category or the Open Relay Modified category.
The guest of honour was Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Datin Paduka Hajah Adina binti Othman, who presented trophies and prizes to winners of the competition alongside Boustead’s Managing Director, Dato Lim Beng Thai.
The conclusion of the final rounds late yesterday afternoon saw Chin Yun Vui emerge as champion of the Open Relay Standard category, bringing home a cash prize of $800 and a set of 33×12.5 R15 Yokohama G001C tyres courtesy of YHI Corporation (B) Sdn Bhd. Second place winner, Adi Lufti, brought home a cash prize of $500, while the third place went to Patrick Hii Siang Hock, who won a cash prize of $300.
Meanwhile, Lim Jin Wei emerged as the champion of the Open Relay Modified category, bringing home a cash prize of $1,500, a Suzuki Challenge trophy and a set of 305/70R16 Yokohama G001C tyres courtesy of YHI Corporation (B) Sdn Bhd. Chin Yun Vui was announced again but this time as the first runner-up for this category, receiving an additional $1,000 as cash prize, while Boon Chin Fatt was announced as the second runner-up, taking home a cash prize of $700.