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car racing games for kids

Feeling artsy? Here’s some car-themed arts and crafts

Are you and/or your kids are bored during this Movement Control Order (MCO)? Why not unleash your inner creativity and get yourself and/or the kids busy with a selection of car-themed arts and crafts? We’ve gone thru car manufacturers’ social media and found which brands are offering the chance to design or colour your dream car. Get your Photoshop or Illustrator ready, or print these up and start grinding!Nissan’s #DrawDrawDrawNissan is offering over 24 visual from their compa

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 26, 2020

6 steps to setting up your own racing simulator for less than RM 1k

Did you know that racing simulators or simulator rigs have been around since 2005? Whether if it is the Toyota Gazoo E-sports or the F1 Twitch Quartet, simulator games are making waves across the world. So, why not set up a gaming rig of your own? Heres our BM Editor Zamil trying to get the full experience!If you like to do-it-yourself instead of hiring someone to set up the rig for you, then here’s a 6-step guide to help you get started. David Perel, Blancpain GT 2017 ChampionTo start wit

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 20, 2021

This is ZTH’s Tom Goh's new car for Toyota Gazoo Racing Malaysia’s Vios Challenge Cup

Our fellow media friend Tom Goh from zerotohundred.com will once again be participating in Season 4 of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Malaysia Vios Challenge. Once again, Tom will be racing in car #33, in the mid-tier Sporting Class, under Team S&D Tama Motorsports.S&D Tama, better known as Toyota Penang, is a Japanese Toyota dealer that has expanded to Malaysia. It’s the local arm of Netz Toyota Tama, which has been operating in Japan for nearly 60 years.Livery is prepared by Motor

Hans

Hans

Mar 26, 2021

Second lucky winner of Honda’s Road to 900,000th unit wins a HR-V, will you be next?

Following last month's giveaway of a Honda Civic to the first of nine lucky winners of Honda Malaysia's Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone campaign, the second winner has just walked away with a Honda HR-V.Mr. Lim Hong Ngee from Setapak said, “I am very excited that I will be the owner of a new HR-V, which is my second Honda SUV. I particularly like the sporty exterior design and spacious interior as well as the convenience that it provides for family travel. Overall, I am very happy

Hans

Hans

Sep 17, 2019

Millennials say car culture is for old people, who is to be blamed?

If you are reading this, it is safe to assume that you have some level of interest in cars. What about cars that made you interested in them? When and how did you started liking cars?For me, it was when a silver E24 BMW M635CSi pulled up next to my dad’s Proton Saga. I was 5 years old but I still vividly remembered everything. The second time was when my dad was driving on the then new North South Highway. I was sleeping when my dad yelled at me to wake up, telling me to look at the P

Hans

Hans

Jun 20, 2020

Recaro Kids kini dibuka di One Utama, ibu bapa sila bersedia!

Jenama Recaro mungkin sebuah jenama yang terkenal dalam kalangan penggemar dan penggiat industri permotoran tempatan. Tempat duduk Recaro ini teruji dan terbukti dalam pelbagai arena permotoran dan turut digunakan dalam edisi terhad Proton Wira dan Proton Satria.Apa yang lebih menarik, Recaro kini telah berkembang menjadi sebuah jenama untuk kerusi tolak (stroller dan buggies) untuk kanak-kanak. Di Malaysia, Recaro mengembangkan jenama kerusi tolak ini melalui Recaro Kids.Recaro Kids kini membuk

Haris

Haris

Feb 19, 2021

BMW M2 CS Racing gets its own endurance racing class

Following the successful start of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) last week, the next event will see teams having more opportunities to compete, thanks to the introduction of the new BMW M2 CS Racing VLN class. This marks the second BMW-only racing class in the NLS, in addition to the BMW M240i Racing Cup. With the introduction of this new class, BMW M Customer Racing continues the tradition of providing opportunities for drivers and teams to break into racing through production

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 6, 2020

Stuck at home during MCO? Here’s a list of awesome car movies to binge on!

In case you missed it, the whole of Malaysia except Sarawak will be observing the Movement Control Order (MCO) until 4 February 2021. While we can’t show our love for our cars by driving them, we can always sooth our souls with some car related action movies. Here’s a list of car movies that you can binge on during the lockdown! The rather mainstream films (No Fast and Furious movies included)Need for SpeedIf you’re looking for something to kick start your weekend, then Need f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 23, 2021

ZTH's Tom Goh to aim for another victory at Gazoo Racing Festival in Penang

Founder of Zerotohundred.com, Tom Goh, currently has 28 points in the Sporting Class standings. Representing S&D Tama Motorsports, he took home his first-ever victory at the previous race weekend in Bandar Malaysia.Held at Stadium Batu Kawan from 15-16 February 2020, Tom will be defending his lead in the second to last race of Season 3. The season will reach its conclusion in April at the Sepang International Circuit."As representative for S&D Tama Toyota Penang, this week

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 14, 2020

Police officers under investigation for drag racing their Dodge Chargers

The Dallas County Sheriff Office is currently facing an unusual, and rather massive, dilemma following a viral video of 2 police cars drag racing on one of Dallas’ most popular drag strips.Two deputy sheriffs from Dallas County, Texas are currently facing charges for unauthorised drag racing with their Dodge Charger patrol vehicles on the popular drag racing strip Yello Belly in Grand Prairie, Texas.According to the Sheriff Office, they had no knowledge of the drag race until they saw

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 10, 2020

Tengku Djan wants you to get ready for Season 4 of Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Malaysia

After a year-long, pandemic-enforced hiatus, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival in Malaysia can finally make a return. Mark your calendar folks, season 4 of Toyotas one-make-race is upon us. There will be a total of 6 race weekends, from March all the way till November of 2021.The season-opening round 1 will be held at our very own Sepang International Circuit, from 26-28 March 2021 (that will be next weekend). Tune in to see an array of top-class racing drivers pit their skills against each other

Jason

Jason

Mar 19, 2021

Racing simulator – 6 langkah dan cara mudah untuk anda berlumba bawah RM 1,000!

Imej Perodua Myvi dari F.A.H. ArtWork.Adakah anda berhajat untuk memasuki trek Sepang tetapi tidak berani untuk jejak kaki di trek sebenar? Atau anda seorang kaki permainan video yang ingin mencuba benda baru? Takpun, anda dah bosan sangat duduk kat rumah disebabkan PKP?Baru ada feel pakai helmet dan racing gloves!Jika salah satu daripada persoalan ini timbul dalam minda anda, anda bertuah kerana saya sendiri adalah pengguna racing simulator ini sejak dari 2005, dan saya ingin kongsikan 6 langka

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 20, 2021

Audi pulls out of DTM racing series, upsets BMW

The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) is a premier GT racing series based in Germany, racing a silhouette race car that's based on a mass-produced road car since the year 2000. The series used to consists mainly of the big-3 premium German manufacturers, namely Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.In DTM 19 year's history, Audi has won a total of 7 DTM championship.However, the DTM series has seen a steady decline, evident by a shock withdrawal from Mercedes-Benz in 2017, leaving only BMW and Au

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 6, 2020

Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival sets an exciting race weekend at Bandar Malaysia

The Bandar Malaysia track is one of the fastest and longest ever constructed for the series. It features 20 corners and two long straights, the longest being 600 meters.It sets the stage for fastest street racing action so far in three seasons of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival. Higher speeds bring higher risks and that makes for an entertaining spectacle.For those unfamiliar with the Vios Racing Challenge, there are three categories: Sporting Class, Super Sporting Class, and Pro

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 11, 2019

Toyota Gazoo Racing to kick off Season 3 in September

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced that the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival will return for its third season this September.As before, the Toyota Vios-only racing series will feature three categories - Promotional class for local celebrities, Sporting for amateur, and Super Sporting for professional racing drivers. By having all drivers competing in identical cars, the TGR series is a true measure of one’s driving talent. Teams/drivers are only allowed to alter the car&rsq

Robert

Robert

Jul 29, 2019

The first-ever steering wheel was invented by Mercedes-Benz for racing

The very first automobile in the world made by Carl Benz in 1886 didn’t even have a steering wheel, it was just a lever. It wasn’t until nearly a decade later the steering wheel came about. So let’s rewind and take a step back into the history of steering wheels in Mercedes-Benz, before it was even named as such.In 1886, the aforementioned first car in the world was only equipped with a simple steering lever because at the time, carriage drivers were used to pulling right or le

Shaun

Shaun

May 11, 2020

New 2020 Toyota Vios to add Gazoo Racing variant, launching in December

If you’ve been following our posts, you would’ve known by now that UMW Toyota Motor is expected to launch a new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift in December. You wouldn’t expect the company to sit idly while watching the all-new 2020 Honda City and 2020 Nissan Almera muscle into its territory right?Wheel to wheel, door to door racing doesn't get anymore intense than this - everyone in equal cars, driving skills is the only differentiating factorAs a follow up to that, we have rece

Hans

Hans

Oct 21, 2020

Throwback: Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition, R3's final hurrah

19 hp & 18 Nm increase from the R3 tuned 1.6 CPS engine Only 25 units made priced at RM 115k each back in the day Came with Nappa leather seats from factoryIf there is a name that is as iconic as the Proton Saga would be the Satria. A three-door hatchback that spanned from 1994 to 2015 across two generations.During the heydays of Proton R3 (Race, Rally, Research), Proton’s own in-house racing development arm, the Proton R3 team made some highly limited, mean machines that tu

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 20, 2019

Video: Why is Zerotohundred racing in a Toyota Vios?!

Zerotohundred.com is an automotive enthusiast site most popularly known for its automotive forum in the early days of the internet.Look up ZTH on Instagram and YouTube, you’ll be treated with adrenaline-pumping content from the all-new Toyota GR Supra to Ferraris.However, this weekend (9 – 10 November 2019), founder of ZTH, Tom Goh will be behind the wheel of a Toyota Vios for the Season 3 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Toyota Vios one-make series.We caught up with Tom to find out why

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 9, 2019

There’s still life after kids, here are 5 fun to drive family cars

We often overlooked how much progress today’s automotive technology have made. It wasn’t very long ago that any car with over 100 PS of power and accelerates from 0-100 km/h in under 10 seconds is considered impressive.The original hot hatch, the Volkswagen Golf GTI made headlines with its 110 PS and a 0-100 km/h time of 9.6 seconds.Today’s nondescript family cars offer performance that thirty years ago, was the domain of sports cars, even if the specifications don’t sugg

Hans

Hans

Dec 8, 2019

How much of the Ford Ranger Raptor is inspired by racing technology?

The Ford Ranger Raptor has been on sale in Malaysia since the start of 2019, and by now, many would know that the Ranger Raptor is inspired by desert racing trucks and is a watered-down version of the bigger F-150 Raptor. But how much of the Ranger Raptor is inspired by racing technology? Quite a lot.Starting from the looks, the Ranger Raptor sports vented discs all around the truck for heavy-duty cooling. It also has a much thicker steel underbody guard (approximately 2.33 mm thick), fender ext

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 26, 2020

Are wider tires better for your car or just plain stupid?

From an aesthetic point of view, wider tyres always look better. High performance cars always use wider tyres too, so the general perception is that they offer better performance as well. On the surface, upsizing to wider tyres is a no brainer (looks AND performance combined? Sign me up!).Extra wide. Photo: autoevolution.comYou might even consider “upgrading” to wider tyres on your car. However... While the idea seems exciting, you might want to think twice before doing that.yay or n

Arif

Arif

Nov 28, 2020

There’s a Doraemon Car Driving Challenge game that you can play on your PC

If you are sitting at home, bored with your unproductive life (because your wife is doing all the housework while dressed up pretty and cute?), know that there exists a Doraemon car driving game.The game is pretty old, but chances are, you didn’t know about until today. You can play it here on your browser. It’s a Flash media game so you will need to enable Adobe Flash Player on your browser.The premise of the game is pretty simple. Doraemon drives an open-top truck (because she is d

Hans

Hans

Apr 1, 2020

Wet races and drama marks Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge Season 4 opener

Racing is finally back on the menu as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge kick-started its fourth season at Sepang International Circuit over the weekend (26th - 28th March 2021). And what a season opener it was - further dramafied by wet races and drivers who, as always, were not afraid to go all out. TGR Race Classification - New rookie classThis is the Super Sporting class - with Speedaddixs Hayden Haikal giving M7 Japan Project Teams Syafiq Ali a hard timeFor those of you tuning in to thi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 29, 2021

MINI JCW Countryman on track - 306 PS vs 231 PS, you wouldn't believe the difference

A little more than a week ago, MINI organized a track event at Sepang Circuit. All John Cooper Works (JCW) models were lined up, from the 3-door Hatch to the Countryman, which I was in the pilot seat for the evening.It was actually the first time I’ve ever driven on the track. Having my track cherry popped in a MINI isn’t too shabby I suppose.Being a first timer, I went all the way to the back of the line and into the 306 PS MINI JCW Countryman. 2 reasons for this – so that I w

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 13, 2020

Tired of reading about Proton X70? Here are 5 cars that might be more suitable for you

The new locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 has many great things going for it. Prices have been lowered, there are more features, and the engine has been updated to deliver better driving performance, paired to a new, more fuel efficient transmission.All Proton X70 variants are now front-wheel drive. No more all-wheel drive variantsYou can read a summary of what’s new with the Proton X70 CKD here. Being a popular new car, there’s also a lot of hype surrounding the new Proton X70 CKD&

Hans

Hans

Feb 12, 2020

Investment Where It Matters - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's contribution to Malaysian Motorsports

With the Movement Control Order (MCO) concluding in Selangor and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, motorsports springs back into action to jumpstart its activities that have been grounded to a halt for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Among the first to announce the return of four-wheels racing was Toyota that is due to stage the opening round of its TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival and fourth season of the Vios Challenge racing series at the end of the month. Racing returns, albeit a

WapCar Admin

WapCar Admin

Mar 12, 2021

Owner Review: My Perodua Kelisa - Great car for those who are thinking of getting their first car

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Perodua Kelisa 1.0GXi Manual owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Shermann Jit SinghMy small Little Kelisa is a first Generation Perodua Kelisa from the year of 2003 with the 1.0GXi  Manual variant. My SLK short for Small Little Kelisa had an engine swap last year due to the standard engine being old and was high in mileage by the previous owner caused it to give way, as the piston rings were the main culprit. I had

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 14, 2020

BMW Malaysia has more subsidised child safety seats on offer for the B40 income group

BMW Malaysia first introduced their child safety seats subsidy programme in December 2019. Only 150 child seats were available at that time but BMW Malaysia received over 25,000 applicants. This has prompted the company to put plans of a second phase of the programme in to action.The subsidy programme is part of BMW Malaysia’s BMW Safety 360-degree initiative in partnership with the Safe ‘n Sound Childline Foundation. BMW Malaysia hopes to help out parents of the B40 income group by

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 25, 2020

Winner of Toyota Gazoo Racing eSports Championship walks home with RM 20,000 cash!

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has been actively involved in motorsports-driven initiatives such as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival, Toyota Vios Challenge and more recently, the launch of the first GR Garage outside of Japan.Among these initiatives include the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Velocity eSports Championship. In the grand finals of the second season of the largest national eSports racing event in Malaysia, the overall winners shared a prize pool of RM 70,000. After an intense day battling with

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 23, 2019