Updated: Oct 5, 2021
Pro racers Daniel Miranda and Milo Rivera displays their open cockpit experience for early wins while Obengers Team driver Julian Tang dominated the AM class by winning races 1 to 3 with race 4 title going to the youngest 15yo multi-titled karting prodigy Phoenix Pulse racer Joaquin Garrido.
The heat is on! After a year-long break off the track, a much more exciting race of GITI – Formula V1 Race Challenge is now back on the grid!
Presented by Phoenix Fuels, GITI-Tires, powered by PLDT Home and supported by FamilyMart, Limitless, Brembo, and West Racing Cars in partnership with Tuason Racing, GITI-Formula V1 Race Challenge started the first round of its series last September 25-26, 2021 at Clark International Speedway.
A total of 10 drivers competed in two classes. AM Class had Nuzest Racing Team's Cesco Dino, Phoenix Pulse Racing Team's ex-Vios Cup veteran lady Aira Medrano and the youngest on the field, 15yo Karting Prodigy Joaquin Garrido, Julian Colvin Tang of Toyota Marilao Obengers Racing Team, and Autoholic Raceform's Julian Neri and Sebastien Soto.
While 4 experienced racers competed in the PRO Class namely Growl-Thule Racing Team's Jussi Hoikka, Toyota Marilao Obengers Racing Team's Daniel Miranda, Red Diwa of OTR Racing Team, and multiple Phils. Driver of the Year Milo Rivera of Frontrow Racing Team, who happens to be the older brother of previous FV1 Champion Estefano Rivera.
The race battle started with PRO racers Daniel Miranda and Milo Rivera fighting for the top position on Race 1 and 2 wherein Daniel dominated, taking over the champion pole position for both races. However, Champion Slalom Milo Rivera made a comeback on Race 3, followed by Growl Thule Racing Team's Jussi Hoikka on Race 4 who also managed to clinch the top spot.
For the AM Class, Obengers Racing Team's Julian Colvin Tang showed his limitless potential and amazing racing skills as he took the top spot from Race 1-3. Phoenix PULSE Racing Team's Joaquin Garrido managed to secure the championship title during Race 4. It is worthy to note, as the youngest racer in his category, Joaquin's goal according to him is to "join only for experience" as he is currently still deep into karting and simultaneously campaigning too in the running 2021 Vios Cup as a Sporting Class racer where he garnered podium places too.
Fans and spectators can watch thru race challenge broadcasts on these dates: 1st round will be aired on October 20 and 2nd round will be on October 27 which will air on Tuason Racing's Facebook page.