Gear up for intense drifting action this weekend at the 2018 Federal Tyres King of Nations ProSeries

May 23, 2018

From May 25 to 27, the 4.2 km-long Clark International Speedway (CIS) will see exciting sideways action unfold as the 2018 King of Nations ProSeries heads to the high speed circuit in Pampanga to conclude its Asian legs called King of Nations Asia ProSeries.

Dubbed as the 2018 Federal Tyres King of Nations ProSeries (KONPH2018), it’s where professional drifters from all over the world battle it out for supremacy.

In this light, the KONPH2018 will feature big names in the global drifting scene such as Japanese drifters Daigo Saito, Hirohide Tanaka, Keiichiro Kadekaru, and Toni “HalfBreeds” Arakaki. Joining them are other hot-shot drifters namely Nasser Almutairi (Kuwait), Zai “BullZai” Hamdan (Malaysia), Charles Ng (Hong Kong), and Thai drifters Davide Daevil Dorigo and Keng Ptt.

As expected, the Philippines will also enter the challenge with our very own team led by 19-year-old Luis Gono. He’ll be joined by David Feliciano, Alex Perez, Atoy Llave, Jason Chuachoy, Audel Sison, Alvan Fowlerr, Patrick Ng, Boodie Dabasol, Luis Sayson, John Boban, Norman Wycoco, Mark Bernardo, John Lazaga, Norman Agojo and Ralph Tan.

On May 25, the track will open its grid to amateur drifters. This will give them a chance to shine and hone their skills, in the process. Then, it’s the pros’ turn to heat things up on May 26 and 27. Gates will be open to the public starting at 8:00 a.m. with an admission fee of P100.

The KONPH2018 is organized and sanctioned Backstage Events and the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP), respectively.

It’s made is made possible by the following sponsors; Federal Tyres, Autophile, Motul, Petron, PLDT, Fontana Leisure Park, and with support from Auto Plus, Clark International Speedway, Rota, NGK, Brembo, 10inch Lights and Sounds, NPPA Images, MAD Films, Kiss Juice, Voda Pure, Dole, and DC PH. Media partners include AutoCar,,, Manila Times, Malaya, driven2ride, 2Ner Magazine and 9tro Group Philippines.

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Randolph de Leon
Randy is a person with disability (PWD), a partially-blinded person with only his left eye functioning. Since childhood, the automobile has always been his passion, and is able to express it through photography and most recently, through writing as well. Outside the motoring beat, Randy spends time manning the media aspect of his business which he co-founded with his sister/college classmate. It's called Dragonlight Wellness and Solutions, a multi-business venture centering on improving peoples' lives through earning.