KUALA LUMPUR: 'tis the season for F1 personalities to make their presence felt in Malaysia.
Sébastien Buemi is one such example.
The Red Bull Racing Formula One Team test and reserve driver met with Infiniti guests during an event held at the Infiniti Centre Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.
|Buemi (second from right) with (from left) Tan, Infiniti Formula One global director Andreas Sigl and Edaran Tan Chong Motor executive director Datuk Dr Ang Bon Beng.
Apart from “racing” Sébastien Buemi on an F1 driving simulator, Infiniti guests and members of the media also sought Buemi's autograph and to be photographed next to him, alongside Infiniti cars and the Red Bull Racing RB8 Formula One car.
The Swiss-born driver joined Red Bull Racing in 2008 and began his career as an F1 driver in 2009 for Scuderia Toro Rosso. Buemi has taken part in 55 Grand Prix with an accumulated 29 World Championship points.
This is the second year of the partnership between Infiniti and Red Bull Racing Formula One (F1) team which sees opportunities for technical collaboration between the two organisations as well as prominent Infiniti brand presence on the F1 cars, drivers and team equipment.
“For 2012, the Infiniti range of luxury performance vehicles will be reinforced by new variants specially catered to the Malaysian luxury car market," said Inspired Motor general manager Christopher Tan.
"The M Sedan range will see the introduction of the world's first high performance hybrid, the M35H, as well as a competitively priced M25 which sports a 2.5L V6. While the flagship FX crossover was most recently revised with sportier aesthetics to complement its high performance credentials."
For Infiniti details, call 03-2142 3332 or go to the local site