Record breaking feats in 2016 Total Quartz HAR

THE 2016 Total Quartz Hot August Races accumulated record breaking feats after its two-day motorsporting spectacle held last August 13 and 14 at the Speed City track of the Riverfront Business Park.

The annual race presented by the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club Incorporated, AMFM Productions, City Government of Davao         , Davao Crocodile Park, Power Up Tires, Battery & Auto Supply and Sta. Lucia Realty fielded some 81 entries thus breaking the previous record of 72 held in its first-ever race back in 2005.

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Another record came in when Danes Sarmiento of team Powerhouse Bacolod City broke the Speed City’s fastest, timed at 6.317 seconds ET. He bested Team Classic’s Gary Dumbrique’s previous record of 6.345 seconds. Unfortunately, Sarmiento failed to bring home the Quick 8 crown losing to Benjie Pang of team Ground Image via foul start in the semifinals.

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Winners then stole the limelight with Vanni Garica of team W-Autosports Racing brought home the Quick 8 title as awarded by Mindanao Global Distributors Marketing Sales and Technical VP Junnie Samsi, Total Lubricants Business to Consumer Specialties Division Area Manager Jay Sanchez and members of the Davao Classic and Sports Car Club Incorporated led by Willie Torres. He was joined by Benjie Pang of Ground Image (Quick 8 1st runner-up/ Class A 1st runner-up), Elben Pang of Ground Image (Class A champion), Chester Palma Gil of Team Class (Class B champion), Angelo Ngoho of Team Classic (Class B 1st runner-up), Alfonso Michael Senense of Team Mashado (Class C champion) and Jem Zamora of Team Mashado (Class C 1st runner-up).

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