MACAU, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sands China Ltd. was the title sponsor of this weekend's Sands China Macau GT Cup, which welcomed race car drivers from around the world to compete in the city's signature auto racing event, the Macau Grand Prix.
Sands China's sponsorship of the race is part of the company's continuous support of sports development and sports tourism in Macao, in promotion of the Macao government's tourism+ initiative. It is also in support of the government's dedication in holding the 68th Macau Grand Prix despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, in an effort to inject more positive energy into society through the iconic citywide event.
Sands China Ltd. management executives and team members were led by company president Dr. Wilfred Wong to see off the cars emblazoned with the Sands China logo at the starting grid and to attend the prize presentation ceremony after the race on Sunday.
Drivers representing Macao, Hong Kong, and the mainland competed in the Sands China Macau GT Cup, racing in top-end race cars from Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Mercedes, Porsche, Audi, and BMW.
Sands China hopes the race can be a way to support local sports enthusiasts and to foster exchange opportunities to help elevate their international competitiveness.
Dr. Wong said: "Sands China is very pleased to be the title sponsor for the Sands China Macau GT Cup in this year's Macau Grand Prix. This is part of our continuous support to sporting events in Macao and to the city's development into a world centre of tourism and leisure. As a company rooted in Macao, Sands China is proud to see our city hosting this signature sporting event during these challenging times and we are honoured to be a part of making it a success. We are hopeful that with the collective efforts from all sectors of society, economic recovery will soon be achieved."
Sands China Ltd. has a longstanding history of supporting the development of sporting events in Macao. The company has sponsored, hosted, or organised multiple sporting events over the years, including in basketball, football, golf, boxing, running and many others. Sands China often utilises the opportunities presented by these competitions and exhibition games to host auxiliary events like youth clinics and community focused events to engage further with the community and to maximise the events' positive impact to the city. The company has not wavered in its support of sporting events in Macao, notwithstanding the difficulties brought on by the pandemic environment.
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About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (Sands China or the Company) is incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx: 1928). Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The Company's integrated resorts on the Cotai Strip comprise The Venetian® Macao, The Plaza® Macao, The Parisian Macao and The Londoner® Macao. The Company also owns and operates Sands® Macao on the Macao peninsula. The Company's portfolio features a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities; a wide range of restaurants; shopping malls; world-class entertainment at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian Theatre, The Parisian Theatre, the Londoner Theatre and the Sands Theatre; and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company's Cotai Strip portfolio has the goal of contributing to Macao's transformation into a world centre of tourism and leisure. Sands China is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).
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