29 Sep 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 28 September 2016 –Formula One fans had a ball of a time with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ drivers, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, at a special meet-and-greet session organised by PETRONAS at its Jalan Kolam Air Lama station here, today.

“We wanted Malaysian Formula One fans to get a taste of what it’s like to be up close and personal with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™,” said Mohd Ibrahimnuddin Mohd Yunus, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad. “By creating new and exciting experiences, we show our appreciation to customers for their loyalty to the PETRONAS brand.”

During the session, Ibrahimnuddin moderated a question and answer segment with the two drivers, which was broadcasted in real time on the PETRONASBrands Facebook page. Other activities held included a prize presentation of exclusive MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ merchandise to 10 lucky PETRONAS customers; a ‘Pit-Stop Challenge’ involving the drivers and their fans; as well as meet-and-greet and autograph-signing sessions. There was also a special showcase by Mercedes AMG Club Malaysia.

Rosberg and Hamilton were in town ahead of the 2016 Formula One PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix and participated in programmes held within the Kuala Lumpur City Centre to promote the race, and also PETRONAS Primax and PETRONAS Syntium range of fuel and lubricant products.
“PETRONAS Primax is more than just fuel; it is part of a winning formula that has brought in two Formula One Championship victories for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ in 2014 and 2015,” said Ibrahimnuddin. “PETRONAS’ continuous endeavours in the area of fuel technology has delivered a product that guarantees superior performance coupled with superior savings both on the tracks and also for our customers.”

In conjunction with the Formula One fever, PETRONAS is also holding its ‘Race to Win’ campaign from now until 13 October 2016. Customers are invited to spend a minimum of RM40 on PETRONAS Primax fuels and combine their purchases with a swipe of their Kad Mesra at any PETRONAS station nationwide and stand a chance to win MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ branded apparel and PETRONAS Gift Cards.  

Non-Kad Mesra holders may sign up for membership at PETRONAS stations for a chance to participate. 
PETRONAS’ winning fuels are available at more than 1,000 PETRONAS stations nationwide, with over 760 accompanying Kedai Mesra – a one-stop convenience centre that offer fuelling, dining, shopping, banking, car spa and other services, all under one roof. 

For more information, visit www.mymesra.com.my.
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