Another win for Danby
Fierce rivals Danby Yaptinchay and Paolo Santos did not disappoint the crowd expecting another thrilling battle at the 4th Luzon round of the Philippine Autocross Championship Series, co-presented by Caltex Havoline.
Using his highly modified Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Yaptinchay edged Santos by the proverbial skin of his teeth, pulling off a close .06 of a second victory with his 43.45-second clocking.
Meanwhile, Jojie Benedicto from Bulacan grabbed a 1-second triumph against fellow-Bulakeños Enrique Siochi and Edward Zuñiga in the Novice Modified B class category,
As a result, Benedicto closed the gap for the Novice overall crown with his victim Zuñiga, Marvin Montecillo and Christopher Co.
Also hogging the spotlight were Jeff Borja and Marvin Montecillo of Team DSR, who topped the Open Classes.
The racefest is sanctioned by the Automobile Association of the Philippines and co-presented by Caltex Havoline, which treated fans and spectators to a couple of fun games at its booth.
It is also backed by sponsors GT Radial, Aguila Auto Glass, Shaldan, CleanShine Masters, Penguin Engine Oil Additives, Prautotype Auto Restoration, WRG car wash detailing, AutoPerformance Ph, Liwanag’s Magwheel Restoration, SHAGO Racing, Walter Lights and Sounds, Hype Daily Lifestyle, C! Magazine, Lifestyle on Wheels, Car Side, Ride and Drive Ph, Grupo Toyota and Time Attack Manila.