Nail-biting action caps off 2023 Tuason Racing Formula V1 Race Challenge

November 28, 2023

Photos by Randolph de Leon 

Held last November 24-25, the 2023 Tuason Racing Formula V1 Race Challenge saw its action-packed conclusion at the 4.2 Km long Clark International Speedway in Pampanga.

The country's premier grassroots racing series had the likes of Iñigo Anton #33, Bryan Co #22, Juaquin Garrido #63, and Milo Rivera #41 battle it out for supremacy in the Pro Class. 

Meanwhile, Rainy Medina #15, Juancho Brobio #05, Oliver Aquino #87, Masanori Aya #85, Mikey Jordan #45, AT Tuason #28, Paul Monastrial #81, Quattro Adriano #13, Jaime Ramirez #16, and Chenee Ang Jimenez #75 were seen keeping the pressure on high in Am Class.

Race 1

The action started out strong in Race 1 (Race 7 in Tuason Racing terms). Anton, Rivera, and Co diced it for the entire 12-lap race, swapping places and forcing each other to the limit. When the dust settled, the trio crossed the line in that order for the Pro Class.

On the other hand, Medina clinched 1st place in Am Class. He's joined on the podium by 2nd placer Aya and 3rd placer Brobio.

Race 2

The next day came Race 2 (Race 8 in Tuason Racing terms) which was highlighted again by an antensive tight battle between Co, Anton, and Rivera. In the end, they would finish in the same order as Race 7.

Medina showed sheer dominance in Am Class by Take 1st place once more. Finishing close in 2nd was Aquino, followed by Aya who rounded off the podium in 3rd.

Race 3

And the time finally came. Race 3 (Race 9 in Tuason Racing terms) the last race of the season has unfolded in the afternoon. And highlighting this banner of a season is Iñigo Anton. The young driver from Baguio did a 3-for-3 by crossing the line in 1st place yet again! Celebrating with him were Bryan Co in 2nd and Milo Rivera in 3rd.

Finally in Am Class, Oliver Aquino challenged Rainy Medina to a fierce battle for the win. The former succeeded, thus clinching the top spot on the podium. The latter, on the other hand, settled for 3rd, just behind Juancho Brobio.

That concludes the exciting 2023 season of the Tuason Racing Formula V1 Race Challenge. It has been a wild one, to say the least. Congratulations to the winners, congratulations Tuason Racing. Onto another exciting season next year.

About the Author

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.