Ageless Aguilar surprises young guns in Diamond Motocross | Inquirer Sports

Ageless Aguilar surprises young guns in Diamond Motocross

By: - Desk Editor / @dencioINQ
/ 10:25 PM February 28, 2016

Glenn Aguilar soars. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/

Glenn Aguilar soars in the 2016 Diamond Motocross Series. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/

Multi-titled Glenn Aguilar continued to defy Father Time as he reigned supreme in the centerpiece pro open Saturday at the start of the 2016 Diamond Motocross Series Mx Messiah Fairgrounds at Taytay, Rizal.

The huge crowd erupted in delight as the 40 year-old Aguilar showed the young guns his worth by ruling the Moto 1 and Moto 2 to emerge the frontrunner in the five-leg series organized by Adrenaline Sports Entertainment Co.

Spicing up the  day-long non-stop action was a  stunt made by Generation Congregation Director Samuel Mark Tamayo, who used his dirt bike to jump over a Montero Sport.

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‘‘I’m enjoying while making the sport grow. I’m here trying to make the pace faster for the next generation, ’’ said Aguilar, a 16-time Rider of the Year,

‘‘I am thankful to the Lord for the strength since I should be retiring right now… We want to promote motocross because it’s the sport we love.’’

Aguilar bested among young gents Rellosa trio, Enzo, JC and Jepoy, and Ramento brothers, Ralph and Christian while Mindanao-based Doy-doy Bandigan surprised the crowd when he ranked second in Moto 2 and

fourth in Moto 1.

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Rising motocross star Jepoy Rellosa snatched the spotlight in the Prolites category, while John Antonio topped the Amateur Open. Jolet Jao ruled the Veterans Open, Roman Laurente was first in the Executive Open and Janelle Saulog in the Ladies category.

Wenson Reyes topped the Kids 50cc and 65cc, Bienvinido Torres Jr. ruled the Open Local Underbone, Christopher Oberio captured the Open Local Enduro, Jano Mercado pocketed the  MMF Academy while Vincent Jimenez topped the Newbie Open Production.

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Other sponsors that made the event more alive were Wheeltek, Dunlop tires, Coffee Grounds, Xtreme, PTT Philippines Corporation, Monster Energy and the Municipality of Taytay as well as bands such as Firefalldown with vocalist Jon Blaylock of Diamond Motors , Reborn, Maryzark, and Light of Luna.

Organizers expect another overflowing turnout as the second leg unfurls on March 12, followed by the third leg on April 2. The fourth leg will be held on April 23 while the fifth and concluding leg will be on May 21.

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