Total Quartz Hot August Races set Aug. 19-20

SOME 50 entries are seen to compete in the much-anticipated Total Quartz Hot August Races this August 19 and 20 at the Speed City race track of the Crocodile Park Complex in Ma-a.

GARY Dumbrique of Team Classic

GARY Dumbrique of Team Classic

These entries coming mostly from separate areas in Mindanao and some in Luzon will compete for cash prizes and gift items such as car accessiories in the  1/8 mile legal drag racing event dubbed as the Sonny Gonzales Cup.

Many-time Quick 8 Class champion Vanni Garcia of W-Autosports Racing will head this year’s cast of favorites to be joined by the father and son tandem of Gary and Kyle Dumbrique of Team Classic, Benjie and Elben Pang of Ground Image, Peter Sia of Driftech and Michael Cong of DMT.

Other categories to be contested by such entries coming from Davao, General Santos City, Cagayan de Oro City and Lanao are Class A, B and C. Time trials are set on August 19 from 9 a.m. onwards while race proper will be on August 20 starting a 1:30 p.m.

VANNI Garcia of W-Autosports Racing

VANNI Garcia of W-Autosports Racing

The Class A and Quick 8 champion will be receiving P10,000 plus a signature race jacket and cap while the Class B and C top podium will get P20,000.

“This year, we will be giving bigger cash prizes to the winners compared to our previous races,” organizers said.

Registration is pegged P2,500 per entry.

Dubbed as the biggest and longest running legal drag racing event in celebration of the 32nd Kadayawan Festival, the two-day motorsporting activity is presented by Total Quartz Engine Oil, the Davao Classic and Sportscar Club Incorporated and Pirelli Tires.

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