Chang backs Air Race 1 World Cup in home market

Thai beverage brand Chang has been named as the lead sponsor of this year’s Air Race 1 World Cup.

The event will take place at Thailand’s U-Tapao Naval Air Base from November 17-19, and will officially be known as the Air Race 1 World Cup Presented by Chang.

The event will be hosted by the Sports Authority of Thailand and it will mark the competition’s first staging in the Asia Pacific region.

Air Race 1 chief executive Jeff Zaltman said: “Chang is a big supporter of sports of all kinds across the world and its experience will form an integral part of the delivery of our race while the brand’s broad appeal will help us attract larger audiences.”