RACE REPORTS

2006 Autocross Series 2nd Leg

2006 Autocross Series 2nd Leg image

Text: Brent Co / Photos: Brent Co | posted July 18, 2007 00:00

It would once again be a showdown between last season's defending champion Uly Maninding of Team Explorer and seasoned veteran and multi-title holder Dr. Peewee Mendiola of Big Chill Racing. This was truly the anticipated showdown of the whole event which lasted until sundown. But in the end, it would be the young Maninding showing the seasoned Mendiola new tricks as he posted a best time of 31.99 seconds besting the latter's 32.3 seconds.

In the Novice Modified A Class, Nino Sarte of Cabanatuan Auto Club made a clever run finishing with the time of 35.87 seconds as he set the Novice Best Time of the Day and captured the class win over Dong Aberin and Ace Alejandre, who finished second and third respectively. In Novice Modified B, It was Joey Escalante over Alex Bautista and Aldrich Garcia. In Novice Modified C, it was Aldrich Garcia over Jeffrey Oncuanco and Alex Baustista.

It would be once again a showdown between last season's defending champion Uly Maninding of Team Explorer and seasoned veteran and multi-title holder Dr. Peewee Mendiola of Big Chill Racing. This was truly the anticipated showdown of the whole event which lasted until sundown. But in the end, it would be the young Maninding showing the seasoned Mendiola new tricks as he posted a best time of 31.99 seconds besting the latter's 32.3 seconds.

In the Novice Modified A Class, Nino Sarte of Cabanatuan Auto Club made a clever run finishing with the time of 35.87 seconds as he set the Novice Best Time of the Day and captured the class win over Dong Aberin and Ace Alejandre, who finished second and third respectively. In Novice Modified B, It was Joey Escalante over Alex Bautista and Aldrich Garcia. In Novice Modified C, it was Aldrich Garcia over Jeffrey Oncuanco and Alex Baustista.

Nino Fabre took home Experienced Modified A over Mikko Briones and Nino Sarte. For Experienced Modified B and C, it was the same story as Uly Maninding dominated the class over Noel Rivera and Dax Santiano.

For the Fun Class Winners, Joey Escalante won the All Toyota Class, Tristan Magbanua - All Mitsubishi Class, Carlos Castaneda - All Volkswagen Class, Steve Acayan - All Ford Focus Class, Kunio Otaka - All Corolla Class.

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