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     FrontPage Edition: Wed 13 September 2006

Mediacorp Subaru WRX Challenge 2006


The 5th MediaCorp Radio Subaru WRX Challenge is set to take place at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza on 4 Nov 2006.  The event is brought to you by Subaru Symmetrical All Wheel Drive 每 Experience Beyond Words and Official Coffee Partner, Super Coffee Mix.
The Challenge is open to all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 21 years and above (as of 1 January 2006). Participants below the age of 21 and at least 18 years old are also eligible to participate in the Challenge if parental consent is obtained.
To participate, you have to undergo two qualifying rounds. For the First Qualifying Round, you have to call in during the qualifying period (18 September 2006 每 20 October 2006) to any of the three radio stations when you hear the &invitation to call*.
• Gold 90.5FM 每 9th and 10th caller
• Class 95FM 每 5th and 9th caller
• 987FM 每 1st and 2nd caller
The Second Qualifying Round will be held on 4 Nov 2006, when all contestants from the First Qualifying Round will have to register at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza at 7am. All qualifying contestants will be required to place a non-refundable registration fee of S$10 each.
The Draw for all contestants who have got through the First Qualifying Round will take place at 11am. Out of this group, 280 contestants will move on to take part in the Challenge with 7 cars on-site (40 contestants per car).
This year, the organisers will invite previous contestants to take part in the Invitational Car Challenge. The selection and number of contestants who qualify for the Invitational Car Challenge will be at the sole discretion of MediaCorp Radio and Motor Image Enterprise Pte Ltd. The Invitational Car will bring the total number of cars on-site to 8.
The winning contestant walks away with 1 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L valued at S$80,000 (without COE), and if, the winner comes from the Invitational Car, he/she walks away with 1 Subaru Impreza Limited Edition (Tuned by STi) 2.5L valued at $90,000 (without COE).
Last year, Mr Koh Meng Khoon, 36, and his girlfriend, Miss Lung Wen Jie, 23, became the winning team after outlasting 217 other teams. They completed 64½ hours.
For more information on the Challenge, visit

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