Hot August Races on Aug. 11 and 12

Davao City – Close to 80 entries are to show their wares in the much-anticipated Hot August Races legal drag racing event reels off this August 11 and 12 at the Speed City track of the Davao Crocodile Park, here.

“We are expecting racers mostly from Mindanao and some from Manila to join the two-day drag racing event which is part of the annual Kadayawan festival,” said Jinggo Camomot of the organizing AM/FM Productions.

This year’s edition of the Hot August Races is presented by the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club and prime backers Total Quartz and Pirelli.

Participants will see action in Classes A (7.99 seconds and faster), B (8-9.99 seconds) and C (10 second and slower) brackets and the Sonny Gonzales Quick 8 Race (top 8 entries as based of time trials).

Registration is pegged at P2,500 inclusive of the buy back round.

Time trials are set on August 11 from 10 a.m. onwards while race proper will be on the 12th. Total Quartz will be giving raffle items for the spectators and games with cash prizes for the participating race crew.

W-Autosports Racing led by driver Vanni Garcia are expected to lead the participating cast along with Gary Dumbrique of Team Classic and Ground Image brothers Elben and Benjie.

TEAM CLASSIC  Gary Dumbrique of Team Classic and his “tube car” entry will defend his Sonny Gonzales Quick 8 title in this year’s Hot August Races.

TEAM CLASSIC
Gary Dumbrique of Team Classic and his “tube car” entry will defend his Sonny Gonzales Quick 8 title in this year’s Hot August Races.

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