2012 J Kseries Driversguide


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2012 J Kseries Driversguide

  1. 1. Winners Asia & Pacific Formula BMW The Asian Driver Development Series 7 Times Champions 2003-­2010Contact Details:Name: Peter ThompsonEmail Peter: peter@meritus.gpMobile: +6012 3027434/+6010 2260256BB Pin: 27009 EA9Website: www.meritus.gpTwitter: www.twitter.com/meritusgpFacebook: www.facebook.com/meritusgpYou Tube: www.youtube.com/meritusgpJoin Racebook: www.meritus.gp/racebookClick to check avaliable test dates?
  2. 2. is based on the champion-creating success of the Formula BMW driver developmentseries, which was introduced by BMW Motorsport in 2002. JK Tyres has taken over the title sponsorship of theseries, since BMW pulled out of all single-seater classes.Promoting and training young drivers remains the key goal of the JK Racing Asia Series. Seven former FormulaBMW winners currently race in Formula 1: Nico Rosberg, Timo Glock, Adrian Sutil, Sebastian Buemi, NicholasHulkenberg, Bruno Senna and the 2010 world champion Sebastian Vettel. A number of other Formula BMWgraduates will soon get a taste of Formula 1 as reserve drivers such as DaNeil Ricciardo move up to take overrace seats.Europe; they have gone on to win podiums in British Formula 3, European Formula Renault, Formula
  3. 3. Meritus is a specialist motorsport race engineering company, with a winning culture ofyoung drivers to achieve their dreams in the high-tech business of international motorsport.the European Renault 2.0 litre series.the award, the brand Meritus gives recognition to our sponsors, our engineering and ourten times return on investment.
  4. 4. 2. A winning Asian Brand since 1995 with 34 Asian Motorsport titles 3. Winners in Formula Asia, Formula BMW, Formula V6 Asia 4. Awarded with a GP2 Asia Series team entry: multi race winner and vice champion 5. Same team of winning professionals, engineers and technicians for almost 10 years 7. Engineers, Chief Race Engineer, Driver Coach & Engineer, Data & Simulation Engineer 11. Professional programme of Driver Simulation Technology 12. Logistics, management and administration servicesBernie Ecclestone presents a model of our winning GP2 car to the Malaysian PM
  5. 5. (the BMW FB02) represents the highest possible degree of safety.ingredient of the competition is the ability and commitment of the drivers.The goal of the BMW (JK) racecar is to provide F1 levels of safety. The steel suspensionwheels breaking free from the car, thus protecting drivers and spectators.The JK racecar accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in less than four seconds, and can reach a topspeed of 230kh/h. The FB02, powered by a BMW140bhp, in-line, four-cylinder engine isto ensure optimum power transmission. This unit was derived from Formula 3, meaning it iswell suited to achieve high durability in Formula BMW.
  6. 6. 1. The JK Racing Asia series has international TV distribution2. The JK Racing Asia series employs international PR agencies3. Additionally Meritus employs regional PR specialists5. Meritus distributes media in 3 regional languages: English, Mandarin and Arabic9. www.Meritus.GP is a fully interactive news portal10. Meritus social networking includes:- www.Facebook.com/MeritusGP- www.Youtube.com/MeritusGP- www.Twitter.com/MeritusGP- www.Meritus.GP/Racebook11. Winning is Business creating millions of dollars in sponsorship brand development12. Activating and developing driver and sponsor brand image values
  7. 7. team-mate Narain Karthikeyan won the championship and went on to race for Jordan F1.days at Sepang. This was a fateful event as history proves that the driver who wins andconquers the 15 corners of Sepang goes on to win the championship!By the time Rio and the team arrived for the oldest street circuit in the world, the Macau GrandRio Haryanto has gone on to prove that he is the Asian Motorsport Ambassador in Europe by
  8. 8. him all the way through to F1. Watch this space!
  9. 9. committed to providing the same driver training as its predecessor.The Asian series has been won by a number of outstanding 14-year-olds, coached and run2nd after 19-year-old Richard Bradley. While Bradley went on to race in the Japanese F3 series,The latest recipient of a special licence is Akash Neil Nandy, who turned 14 on 10 January2011. Akash has already featured on the podium 4 times, much to the delight of his Meritusteam.The Meritus Hall of Fame includes F1 drivers Takuma Sato and Narain Karthikeyan, while our2009 champion Rio Haryanto was provided an F1 test by Virgin for his winning 2010 GP3Euroseries performance.development testing later this year.
  10. 10. Full race engineering, data, coaching services package included Racecar is refurbished, updated and maintained to 2012 spec First New Engine: First new supplied (replacements €6500 purchased by the driver) Registration Fees: Multi-championship race & data engineers worked together for 10 Technicians: Similarly our racecar technicians and support crew have served our All fuel, brakes and consumables included For free practice and races dry tyres are included as per regulations Wet tyres: Drivers purchase new wet tyres when conditions require Test Ban: Starts on the 1st April each season Drivers have access to all team race data and historic information Meritus activation team will provide a PR package for each driver Replacement of damaged parts and replacement engines if anyThe blue highlighted advertising areas are for the use of the drivers sponsors
  11. 11. Test ban 1st April: The Sepang test day consists of the following: - track simulation and coaching We are provided with two races and the typical programme is: - Friday: 50km (25 minute) race on Sunday morning just before F1 More testing and a 4 race package forms the programme: - Thursday: - Friday: - Friday: 30 min qualifying: 1st & 2nd fastest times for race 1 & 2 grids 3rd & 4th race grids based on race 1 & 2 results F1 points scoring system and regulations supplied on email requestV
  12. 12. for drivers seeking a professional career in motorsport. Meritus profesional driver coaching The series is almost half the cost of a comparable young driver development2. The professionalism and competition that the JK series provides together with the driver development programmes which the teams provide can be easily monitored by the success that our winners enjoy when they move on to global motorsport series. Some Ho Pin Tung: 2003 champion is a reserve driver at Renault F1 Earl Bamber: 2006 champion wins Formula Masters, GP2, A1GP & Super League Rio Haryanto: is winning in the GP3 Euro Series
  13. 13. and the calendar has included at least two or three F1 support events annually. Title sponsor JK hasthe Championship to include seven events, with two possible events during our big summer gap inthe calendar. The idea is to support two European events of the World Touring Car ChampionshipAt the moment the EuroAsia calendar is based on speculation and therefore in our team costings wecareer in motorsport.Asian F1 event. The remaining events we hope will support Japanese GT events in Malaysia and
  14. 14. car, farm and light commercial vehicle tyre market.JK Tyres has always been closely associated with the world of sports. For almost three decades, the company hascarefully followed a plan for a sustained approach to promote Motorsport as a marketing platform. ParticipatingThe sport had an elitist perception but JK tyres took upon itself to package and redesign the sport to makestrategic decision to promote the company through the medium of motorsport, with the ultimate aim of makingare now national award winning heroes and the new JK Racing Asia Series undoubtedly is the best junior driver
  15. 15. Meritus provides a full range of motorsport services including motorsport engineering, driverleaders in sponsor activation, developing and managing multi-million dollar promotions andsponsors reap the rewards of our Asian knowledge. While we are proud of all our championshipActivation team ensures that our sponsors win brand values and network opportunities aswell as winning sales and services.motorsport heroes by supporting and training young talented drivers to achieve their dreams.
  16. 16. Broadcaster Territory Programme Prog/Details Mins Duration No./Prog ViwershipStar Sports Pan Asia AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1620 minutes 27 2,000,486.428 9 x 2 repeat x 60 1080Ten Sports India India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1620 minutes 27 45,000.000 Nepal 9 x 2 repeat x 60 1080Ten Sports Pakistan Pakistan AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1620 minutes 27 5,000,000 9 x 2 repeat x 60 1080Zee Sports United States of America AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1080 minutes 18 80,000 9 x 1 repeat x 60 540TVB Pearl Hong Kong Sunday Sports 9 x 30 mins 270 270 minutes 9 2,330,000TVB Jade Hong Kong Sports World 9 x 60 mins 540 540 minutes 9 2,330,000Motors TV Europe AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 2700 minutes 45 328,470,000 9 x 4 repeat x 60 2,160Altitude TV United States of America AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 2700 minutes 45 6,489,450 9 x 4 repeat x 60 2,160SPEED Australia AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1080 minutes 18 340,000 9 x 1 repeat x 60 540Doordashan Sports India, Bangladesh, AFOS 9 x 60 mins 540 1080 minutes 18 700,000,000 Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka 9 x 1 repeat x 60 540ABS-CBN Global Middle East, North America, Speed TV & Turbo Time 9 x 60 mins 540 540 minutes 9 N/A Europe & Asia Pacific Total: 14850 minutes 252 1,290,524,878