2017 Petron Ultron Pro Drag Race and Autocross C’ships set

LET’S RACE Petron Corporation Area Sales Executive for Lubes and Greases Drexx Norrizz Libaton (left) presents the new Ultron Race Fully Synthetic 5W-40 during last Wedenesday’s race launch. Joining him is Jong Uy of The Racing Line TV.

SOME 100 entries are expected to see action when the much-anticipated 2017 Petron Ultron Pro Drag Race and Autocross Championships reels off on March 11 and 12 at the Speed City of the city-renowned Crocodile Park.

Presented by The Racing Line TV and Petron Ultron, the two-day motorsporting event is part of the 2017 Araw ng Dabaw celebration.

Jong Uy of the organizing The Racing Line in last Wednesday’s event launching said that he expects entries from all over Mindanao as far as Cotabato City, Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro.

“Autocross became popular in the region because of the handicap format, were drivers can use their daily driven cars. An entry may participate in the Stock or Modified Division, this is one of the racing disciplines were you don’t need to spend much on your car to enjoy racing,” said Uy who came along with Petron Corporation Area Sales Executive for Lubes and Greases Drexx Norrizz Libaton.

The Autocross Race will be on March 11 starting from 9 a.m. onwards along with the Drag Race time trials.

Drag Race proper will be on March 12 from 9 a.m. onwards featuring the Class C, B, A and Quick 8 categories.

More, Petron will be having a special promotion during the event on the Ultron Race Fully Synthetic 5W-40 and Ultron Rallye Synthetic-Blend 10W-40.

“During the event, for every purchase of 1 liter Ultron /Rev-X/Sprint 4T products, one may get free Petron premium items such as umbrella, t-shirt, drift shirt, mug and towels. There will also be a 20 percent discount on our Petron Lubes products,” Libaton added.

Registration for the Pro Drag race is pegged at P5,000 for Class A while Classes B and C is at P3,500 plus entitles one gallon of Petron Ultron fully synthetic motor oil. For the Autocross, it will be at P1,000 and a one liter Petron Ultron sem-synthetic motor oil as a giveaway.

Backing the event are Rapid Fix Service Center, Transition Parts Service Center, Pirelli Tires, Auston Tires and Apolo. Also supporting are Crocodile Park, PSD Adventure World, The Mindanao Times, 92.3 Wild FM, 107. 5 Win Radio, Retro 95.5 and The Racing Line TV.

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