The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vios Cup is back! Toyota Motor Philippines’ premier motorsports program is set to return to the Clark International Speedway this weekend, October 16, for another round of fun and competitive racing. Postponing the second leg from September to October, TMP continues to provide thrilling track action made safer for all participants and motorsports enthusiasts. TGR Vios Cup fans can witness the fun realtime through Toyota Motor Philippines’ official Facebook page on October 16, 10AM.
The first leg concluded a very exciting race, with veteran Vios Cup racers dominating the Circuit Championship. Maila Alivia and Jiro Garbes dominated 2 out of 3 races for the Promotional Class while celebrity racers Troy Montero and Fabio Ide had one podium finish each. Consistent Sporting Class top 3 finishers were Inigo Anton, Julian Tang, and Joaquin Garrido while Super Sporting Class saw Gerard Loy as a consistent podium placer, with Estefano Rivera and Red Diwa finishing in the top 3 in the first 2 races.
Meanwhile, actor Alex Diaz dominated the tracks in the Autocross Challenge Celebrities and Influencers Class, followed by TV star John Manalo and social media personality Jules Aquino. Jose Altoveros was hailed the champion in the Media Class, with Ian Magbanua and Inigo Roces in 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
The glory is up for grabs again this weekend, with veteran and rookie racers coming together to compete for the top spot on the podium. Vios Cup celebrity racers Daniel Matsunaga, Troy Montero, and Fabio Ide will be racing against each other for the Circuit Championship under the Promotional Class. The Autocross Challenge is equally as thrilling with beauty queens turned media personalities Winwyn Marquez, Laura Lehmann, and Carla Lizardo; actors and TV stars Enzo Pineda, Arron Villaflor, John Manalo, Gab Lagman, and Jacq Yu; social media personalities Lexi Mendiola, Jules Aquino, and Bianca Yao; and radio host Gino Quillamor racing under Team TOYOTA GAZOO Racing PH.
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) is Toyota’s performance development arm specializing in motorsports, and the development of ever-better cars through the experience of the racing environment. The Vios Cup OMR (One Make Race) embodies TGR’s goal of developing thrilling and reliable cars on and off the track, demonstrated by the exhilarating races of the Vios Cup.
Don’t miss the track action this weekend by confirming “Going” here! For more updates on the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vios Cup 2021, visit www.toyota.com.ph/gazoo and check out Toyota Motor Philippines and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing PH on Facebook.
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vios Cup 2021 was organized in cooperation with Bridgestone, official fuel partner Petron, supported by Motul. Other sponsors are Brembo, Denso, AVT, 3M, OMP, Tuason Racing, and ROTA.