Chang, Thailand’s leading beverage brand, has been announced as the lead sponsor for this year’s Air Race 1 World Cup in their home country.
The world’s fastest international motorsport race, which will be officially known as the Air Race 1 World Cup Presented by Chang, and will take place in Thailand in on 17-19 November.
Hosted by the Sports Authority of Thailand, part of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, the event will take place at the U-Tapao Naval Air Base following a successful trial race in 2016.
Chang, a leading brand of beer and water with over 20 years of history in Thailand, is globally recognised as a symbol of Thailand and has been a major player in the sports sponsorship industry both at home and abroad.
The Air Race 1 World Cup will be contested for the first time in the Asia Pacific region and further adds to Thailand’s credentials as a place for world class sporting events and tourism.
A spokesperson for Chang commented; “The Chang brand continuously pursues projects which benefit the local community while having an international reach and this event does just that. We are excited to be lead sponsor of the Air Race 1 World Cup presented by Chang and share the thrill with our customers and fans.”
Jeff Zaltman, CEO of Air Race 1, added; “Chang is a big supporter of sports of all kinds across the world and its experience will form an integral part of the delivery of our race while the brand’s broad appeal will help us attract larger audiences. We are delighted by their commitment to this partnership and we look forward to working with them.”
Air Race 1 is the international level of the fastest motor sport in the world and for 70 years has been know as formula one air racing.
Eight planes race each directly against each other at speeds of 450kph around a tight 5km circuit at just 10 metres above the ground.
For more information go to www.airace1.com