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  1. Man on motoring mission

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... the government. 'We are an international city. Why should we not have an international motor-racing circuit? This is one of my main ambitions.' Mr Mok could never have imagined such ambition ... is the official local representative of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), which governs worldwide motor racing. This means the HKAA is responsible for ensuring that any Hong ...

  2. Racers rev engines ahead of cross-border driving

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The launch of a cross-border driving scheme will give local drivers the chance to put pedal to the metal on the mainland's motor racing tracks. The long-stalled plan has annoyed many in Hong Kong, because it will allow a small number of private cars from Guangdong into the already-crowded city. But the plan will also allow a maximum of 50 Hong ...

  3. Behind the scenes

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... other duties besides producing? T: I direct sometimes. For example, I direct our Formula One motor racing show. And in May, I went to Kuala Lumpur to produce the X-game competition which ...

  4. Asia's real World City is Singapore

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... its small size, Singapore is unafraid to think big. Hong Kong would have cried that the congested streets of Central couldn't host a Formula One race. Singapore just ignored its diminutive nature and pressed ahead with the staging of motor racing's showpiece, and in the process went one better by running the marvellous spectacle at night. Last year, Singapore hosted ...

  5. Entertainment for all to enjoy

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis The tall towers of Macau's luxury casinos shimmer in the sunlight and their bright lights sparkle across the Pearl River Delta at dusk. Packed with millions of visitors from the mainland and all over the world, the teeming, compact little city of 558,100 people constantly reaffirms its role as the gaming, motor racing and pleasure-seeking centre of Asia- ...

  6. Cars are the love of my life, says new brand manager

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by James Moore

    ... His mechanic friends still take him to Zhuhai on the mainland, where he races motorbikes. In May he hopes to race in Shanghai in the Motor GP and, later in the year, in Macau, a circuit he ... spare time around cars. Recently promoted to general manager of Goodwood Motors, Mr Broome has had his head under the bonnet of a car since he can remember. 'I've been involved ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong losing out to Singapore to host the V8 Supercars race, as an Aussie expat and long-time motor racing competitor I see this in two lights. Hong Kong does need a motor sport facility that hosts international races, but not a street race featuring cars that are irrelevant to the local market. As in most developed societies there is locally a testosterone-induced culture of hot ...

  8. Japan's bitter lesson of war

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the most prominent motor racing grand prix in Europe, but does not have a single driver or carmaker. It is very sad that those who are supposed to be involved in promoting Hong Kong sport should ...

  9. Too fast, too furious

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to check up on sites before races. A legal race track could also bring in money for the government, the driver said. 'With a track, the government makes money. It'll attract motor sport ... Timothy Chui, Lai Ying-kit Calls for the construction of a local car-racing track have been revived after an anti-street racing roadblock made up of civilian and police cars led ...

  10. On with the show... organisers gear up for next year's event

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth On Wednesday afternoon, Motor Show Hong Kong 2007 organisers AGP (Asia) sent us an e-mail attributing the following comments to the event's participants: 'Many thanks for a great motor show and all your staff's efforts in making this a very enjoyable, hopefully profitable and also tiring experience.' Phil Dawson, managing director, Hong Kong ...




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