Yes Gets Revved-Up with Racer Henri Richard for Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2015

  • Mobile 4G brand supports seasoned racer, Henri Richard, for the latest round of Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2015
  • 2015 is Porsche Carrera Cup Asia’s 13th season of racing featuring racers from all over the world
  • The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with a special Yes livery will be driven by Richard

Kuala Lumpur, 5 September 2015 – Yes, a mobile 4G brand under YTL Communications today announced its support of seasoned motorsports racer, Henri Richard, to compete in Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, which begins today until 6th September 2015. The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car with specially designed Yes livery will be driven by Richard during the race.

This year, Porsche Carrera Cup Asia embarks its 13th season, raising the bar on high performance motorsports in Asia with a strong line-up of elite racers as the region’s premier motorsports championship resumes at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit this weekend. Henri Richard is part of the 28-strong international field of racing talents with a fleet of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991) race cars set to speed down the finishing line.

According to Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications, this sponsorship is a nautral alliance since Yes is about delivering high-speed 4G mobile Internet service in Malaysia. “Yes is all about speed as is motorsports, which puts us in a timely position to support a sport with an affinity for high performance and precision engineering. We see Yes to be naturally associated with the speed and the precision of the legendary Porsche race car,” said Wing K. Lee.

He shared, “Among the participating talents in this season’s competition, Henri Richard is one of the finest professional motorsports racers, having participated in various championships throughout his career. We are honoured to place our support for Richard with a specially designed Yes livery for his race car. The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car (Type 991) which Richard will be driving is the latest version of one of the world’s most legendary race car. It accentuates performance and innovation that Yes stands for.”

According to Henri Richard, “I am very honored to be backed by a brand as progressive as Yes. I am beyond impressed by the nationwide coverage of its 4G network in Malaysia and the performance of its always-on high-speed connectivity. As a racer, I value reliable performance and innovation. And I find these attributes in Yes.”

Richard raced Porsche 911 Carrera S in local rally events in France. Over the years, Richard obtained his professional racing licenses and continued to regularly compete in motorsports events in the United States. In 2007, Richard founded Silicon Tech Racing LLC with a Ferrari 430 Challenge and a Porsche 997 GT3 Supercup. In the years that followed, he led Silicon Tech Racing in various successful campaigns, progressing to 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia. With his roots in Porsche, Richard is all set to impress at this season’s premier motorsports series in Asia.

Since its inception in 2003, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia has firmly established itself as Asia’s premier international one-make racing series, recognised across the region as the signature brand of exhilarating motorsports competition.

In comparison with other telcos in Malaysia, Yes offers among the most value-for-money 4G Internet plans in the market. The Yes prepaid and Super Postpaid plans, as well as device bundles are designed with the average Malaysian’s best interest in mind, offering high data quota at very low monthly commitment. With affordable rates by Yes, more Malaysians can experience world-class, affordable Internet mobility on the best, high-performing, value-for-money gadgets with generous data at 4G speeds for seamless Internet surfing.