Hopeful finalists to battle it out for a brand new Subaru XV2.0i-P in Singapore
PETALING JAYA, 24 July 2017 – Motor Image Malaysia, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia, just announced the 10 finalists that will be representing the country in the upcoming MediaCorp Subaru Car Challenge 2017 – The Asian Face-Off in Singapore.
The Subaru Palm Challenge 2017 – Malaysia Face-Off took place yesterday at Piazza, The Curve, Mutiara Damansara. After 8 hours and 9 minutes, the 10 Malaysians managed to out battle other hopefuls through pure will and determination, and qualify for the grand finale in Singapore.
To stay in the running, the participants kept their palms on the vehicle at all times and were only granted 5-minute breaks every six hours to have meals or visit the washroom. They also had to endure challenging conditions, including scorching heat and a series of tough challenges.
“It’s awesome and I’m proud to be back! The challenge is the craziest elimination round and it is not as easy as it seems.” – Tan Chuan Kok
“It feels so good to be part of the Top 10 team and representing Malaysia for this competition. I’m also doing this for my family, and my hope is to break the record and be the first Malaysian to win the grand prize!” – Mohammad Jazmi bin Azman
“Subaru Palm Challenge sounds easy, but it is NOT! And it’s Awesome!” – Kartigesu A/L Suppiah
10 Finalists of Subaru Palm Challenge 2017 – Malaysia Face-Off
- Mohd Khairul Quayum Bin Mohamad Yusoff
- Yeong Shoa Yei
- Tan Hong Sheng
- Mohd Faizal Bin Mohd Nor
- Mohammad Jazmi Bin Azman
- Tan Chuan Kok
- Lai Zhu Chuan
- Sim Chong Yie
- Kartigesu A/L Suppiah
- Chang Wei Khang
At the MediaCorp Subaru Car Challenge 2017 – The Asian Face-Off in Singapore, the 10 Malaysian finalists will face 390 other participants from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam for a brand new Subaru XV 2.0i-P.
Contestants also stand a chance to win cash prizes for being Country Winner – awarded to the last person standing from each country; Asian Winner – awarded to the last person standing from all regional countries except Singapore; and a Country Team prize for the longest surviving country – calculated by adding each individual team member’s time together.
The Subaru Palm Challenge – Malaysia Face-Off 2017 is supported by Brooks & Fitness First.