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2014 Toyota Vios Cup to open with 30 cars on the grid

2014 Toyota Vios Cup to open with 30 cars on the grid image

Text: / Photos: Brent Co | posted May 02, 2014 20:42

Inaugural Vios Cup to offer intense competition and all-out waku doki

After a successful Vios Cup Exhibition Race with over 6,000 people in attendance last January, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is ready to offer a waku-doki, or heart-racing fun experience at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga on May 24, 2014.

Catch thirty cars go all-out in the largest one-make race to ever be staged in the Philippines. Competing in the inaugural season of the Vios Cup are celebrities Rhian Ramos, Sam (YG) Gogna, Phoemela Baranda, Fabio Ide and Jinno Rufino; motoring journalists, and twenty drivers from dealer teams and individual drivers which compose of car enthusiasts, gentlemen drivers and rising stars of Philippine motorsport like Basti Escalante, Jason Choachuy, Luis Gono, and Sean Smith.

TMP President Michinobu Sugata

Hundreds of Toyota cars are expected to converge at the Clark International Speedway with the different car clubs having their very own track day. Adding to the waku-doki weekend, several drifting exhibitions will also be part of the event.

There will also be a free concert to end the waku-doki weekend on a high note. The 2014 season of the Vios Cup offers various exciting activities not only for motorsports fans but for the whole family. 

The Race 1 of the 2014 Vios Cup is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. on May 24 at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga. This event is open and free for the public.

The 2014 Vios Cup is in partnership with Bridgestone, Rota, Motul, TRD, Denso and OMP.