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HPI has started to develop young riders in Tarlac Circuit Hill

Honda Philippines, Inc. starts the racing season with the 2024 Honda Pilipinas Dream Cup attended by 8 aspiring young riders in Tarlac Circuit Hill.

Honda Philippines, Inc. starts the racing season with the 2024 Honda Pilipinas Dream Cup attended by 8 aspiring young riders in Tarlac Circuit Hill. The program aims to develop and give opportunities to the riders whose goal is to be an international rider someday.

April 27 – Warm-up, Practice and Qualifying

Riders line up at the entrance of the pit area lane despite the scorching heat being experienced during the warm-up, practice, and qualifying race. They started with the rider’s briefing inside the paddocks from the local coach Charles Nolasco, a former PSBK (Philippine Superbike) rider as he gave instructions and basic riding tips. The riders started to ride and continued until practice sessions to familiarize the racetrack technical route using the CBR150R modified race bikes.

It was a challenging afternoon in Tarlac Circuit Hill due to the very hot temperature nowadays. The young riders start and begin entering the racetrack giving them 15 mins. to prove themselves, to get a good grid position in the Qualifying rounds. The audience also feels the excitement when #9 Kenzo Abadilla with his best lap in Lap 5 at 1:13.014, followed by #2 Yuri Olayvar at 1:13.368 with 0.354 difference from Kenzo, the 3rd placing rider #1 Nathan Galang at 1:13.422 and with 0.408 interval from Abadilla.

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QUALIFYING RACE RESULT:

PositionRider #NameBest Lap TimeIn Lap
19Kenzo Miguel Abadilla1:13.0145
22Urielle Jirone Olayvar1:13.3683
31John Nathan Galang1:13.4227
44Vash Travis Aguilar1:14.0073
57Franz Juric dela Cruz1:14.8337
66Knox Leon Pantaleon1:14.8467
78Mark Dustine Oliveros1:14.8877
85Albert Joaquin Geronimo1:15.6804
93Carlsen Jacob SolisDNRDNR

April 28 – Race 1 and Race 2

After the qualifying round on the first day, the coach gives them a simple warm-up exercise before race and the riders are all eager to compete to show more improvements in their riding skills in Race 1 for 15 laps and Race 2 for 12 laps of racing under the tough hot weather condition in Tarlac. The 8 young riders were also being tested for their endurance and consistency in their result in riding.

#9 Kenzo Abadilla dominates the race winning both Race 1 and Race 2 of the first round, while 2nd Place winner #2 Yuri Olayvar is a consistent podium finisher for both races. The race competition excites the audience as the result for 3rd Place podium finishers are different in 2 Races. #1 Nathan Galang was able to get on the podium after competing with rider #4 Vash Aguilar in Race 1 while #7 Franz Juric dela Cruz gave an exciting push and won 3rd Place in Race 2 after Nathan slides in Lap 7.

RACE 1 RESULT:

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PositionRider #NameTotal TimeBest Time
19Kenzo Miguel Abadilla19:44.7541:12.041
22Urielle Jirone Olayvar19:51.2181:12.366
31John Nathan Galang19:53.6581:12.167
47Franz Juric dela Cruz19:53.7241:12.052
54Vash Travis Aguilar19:55.6261:12.337
68Mark Dustine Oliveros20:19.6001:13.806
76Knox Leon Pantaleon20:33.4801:14.726
85Albert Joaquin Geronimo20:34.1501:14.982
93Carlsen Jacob SolisDNRDNR

RACE 2 RESULT:

PositionRider #NameTotal TimeBest Time
19Kenzo Miguel Abadilla16:19.9431:12.153
22Urielle Jirone Olayvar16:23.2501:12.357
37Franz Juric dela Cruz16:25.2851:12.486
44Vash Travis Aguilar16:25.7441:12.338
58Mark Dustine Oliveros16:42.2361:13.422
66Knox Leon Pantaleon16:57.5201:14.824
75Albert Joaquin Geronimo17:08.7591:15.624
81John Nathan Galang16:44.9761:12.118
93Carlsen Jacob SolisDNRDNR

Honda Philippines, Inc. would like to thank our sponsors supporting this program: HJC Helmet, RK Takasago Chain, MTRT, NGK Spark Plugs, YSS Suspension, Alpinestar, UMA Racing, RCB, Pirelli Tires and Romy Lanceta Trucking Services.

For more information, visit www.hondaph.com. Stay updated on Honda’s newest products and promos by following Honda Philippines, Inc. on Facebook (facebook.com/hondaph) and Instagram (instagram.com/hondaph_mc/), YouTube (HondaPhilippines_Motorcycle) and Tiktok (tiktok.com/@hondaphilippines) or contact (02)-8581-6700 to 6799, and 0917-884-6632.

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