Pertamina racers share experiences at GIIAS


Oleh Wawan Budiyanto, Senin, 15 Agustus 2016 | 16:41 WIB - Redaktur: Filmon Warouw - 1414

Jakarta, InfoPublik – State’s oil and gas company PT Pertamina (Persero) brought on its car and motorcycle racers at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) Expo.

Under the theme “Raise the Bar Drivers,” the company invited GIIAS visitors to meet and greet the young racers who had achieved score of accomplishments.

PT Pertamina’s corporate communication vice president Wianda Pusponegoro said the event was expected to inspire the young generation to keep on developing capacity and performance to gain achievements.

Currently, Pertamina is supporting a number of racers, namely Rio Haryanto in Formula 1; Sean Gelael in GP2 Series; Ali Adrian in CEV International Championship’s Moto2 European Champioship; and Rifat Sungkar who manages Pertamax Sport Program.

"We continue to search young talents and support outstanding athletes including motorsports athletes, so they can bring national and international achievements through Pertamax Sport Program," said Ms. Pusponegoro at the event which was attended by Rio Haryanto, Ali Adrian, and Rifat Sungkar on Saturday (8/13).

She added the support was also a part of Pertamina’s campaign to penetrate the motorsport market with its quality products.

Currently, Pertamax Turbo has also been marketed in European racing event the Lamborghini Blancpain Supertrofeo-European Series. Meanwhile, Pertamina Fastron Platinum Racing Lubricant has become the Technical Partner of Lamborghini Squadra Corse. (Translator: Wilda Stiana)