Over 100 racers flock to Lanao Norte for Philippine Motocross Challenge
Tubod, Lanao del Norte (28 June) -- A total of 133 racers from all the country arrived in the motocross capital of the Philippines - Tubod, Lanao del Norte for the opening ceremony held last June 26, 2010 at the Mindanao Civic Center racetrack.
The racing competition is the second motocross event to be held in the capital town this year. Two more motocross contest are scheduled on the months of October and December before SEL-J Sports will declare the coveted Rider of the Year title.
This latest motocross competition here in the province is the 2nd leg in the Enersel Motocross Championships in the on-going SEL-J Sports Philippine Motocross Championships.
"We are again seeing a good-size crowd of national and local riders participating in the latest motocross challenge here in Lanao del Norte. This further strengthens our claim on the title as the motocross capital of the Philippines," remarked Information Officer Lyndon Calica.
Among the teams set to see action are Quick Flight, Team Pacquiao, KTM Access Plus. FastLane, Therasil SEL-J, and several teams in Mindanao led by Team SND (Sultan Naga Dimaporo).
Riders participating in the two-day competition came from the National Capital Region, Ilo-ilo, Dumaguete, Cebu, Puerto Prinsesa, Tuguegarao, Davao, Nueva Ecija, Cavite, Ozamiz and Sultan Naga Dimaporo.
"As we build on our experience in handling national motocross competitions, we now set our eyes in hosting an international motocross event by next year," declared Gov. Khalid Dimaporo. (VNL/PIO-LDN) [top]