KB’s NBT Toyota gathers Tamiya enthusiasts

Daniel Lim

Over 50 Tamiya enthusiasts gathered and competed at the Toyota KB Tamiya Mini 4WD Championship held over three days at the NBT Toyota Showroom, Kuala Belait (KB) Branch.

Andy Bakhtiar bin Thamit won first place. Prizes were also presented to the top six participants who made the final.

Johji ‘NBT Joji’ Redzuan capped the Best Time Overall title after setting 17.19 seconds to complete a full lap. The Best Race award was also won by Andy Bakhtiar.

The event, held in collaboration with Team Tanoshi, was also an opportunity for NBT Brunei Sdn Bhd to showcase their current line ups of Toyota models, with focus on the new Toyota Innova.

Visitors also had the opportunity to test drive a range of Toyota models around Pekan Kuala Belait. Free vouchers were handed to visitors.

ABOVE & BELOW: The Tamiya championship in progress; and winner Andy Bakhtiar bin Thamit receives his prize from NBT Toyota KB Branch Manager Arif Aliudin. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM

NBT Toyota KB Branch Manager Arif Aliudin expressed his joy on being able to host the first ever Tamiya Mini 4WD.

“We are proud to be the one to do this and are very pleased with the turnout at the event,” he said.

“I am also grateful to the local Tamiya enthusiasts in making this event a success, with some even coming from Tutong and Brunei-Muara to support us. We are looking forward to more events like this in our KB showroom.”

Some participating vendors included Plates and Bows from Warehouse Market, YB’s Kitchecn, Ana’s Delicacy and Maphraoawn.

Team Tanoshi representative Hidayat Ismail also handed over a token of appreciation to Arif.