Bornzkie Mangosong rides to win anew in MMF Supercross
Bornzkie Mangosong never looked back after winning the holeshot to grab his second straight victory in Round 2 of the MMF Supercross Championship Shell Advance Pro Open Production at the MX Messiah Fairgrounds in Taytay, Rizal.
Unlike in the first round, the 27 year-old Mangosong rode trouble-free to repulse the challenge of Ralph Ramento and Mitch Rivera, who settled for second and third places, respectively.
Regarded as the country’s top rider, Mangosong, a native of Davao City, thrilled the adoring crowd with his adept handling of his Yamaha 450 YZ450F.
Jasmin Jao also shared the day’s spotlight in the series supported by Gencon, Shell Advance, Yamaha Motor Ph, Dunlop, Rich Bian Taxi, Fox Head Ph, Coffee Grounds, MMF Academy, Vermosa , NAMSSA and Best Taytay.
Jao, daughter of racing legend Jolet, upstaged first round winner Pia Gabriel who finished second in the exciting Ladies Class. Quiana Reyes took third spot followed by Shana Vernice Tamayo.
Gabriel, however, topped the Amateur Open Production for all ages, followed by Ace Ligon and John Kenneth Saligao.
The Supercross which is organized by Pastor Sam Tamayo and accredited by the Games and Amusement Board will resume on March 31.
The young Jao is being sponsored by Potato corner, Phil.boss Jomag, Black Mamba Energy Drinks, Kyt Phil, Richbain Taxi, Platinum Lubricants, Ozine Racing Phil and Imprint Costums.
Young sensation Ompong Gabriel, winner of the holeshot in the first round lost his steam and placed fifth. Buboy Antonio finished in fourth place.
According to Tamayo, a former pro rider himself, the rider with the most number of holeshot in the series will receive a set of Dunlop Geomax Motocross Tires sponsored by Dunlop Tires PH, Dunlop Motorcycle Tires PH and TireShakk.
The elder Jao repeated over Jing Leongson in the Veterans Open. Alfred Maximo finished third.
Quikko Bautista and Jason Sarmiento ruled the Local Enduro 2-stroke and Local Enduro 4-stroke categories, respectively.
David Malgapo emerged triumphant in the Amateur Open Production (17 and below), followed by John Salingao and Samuel Wayet, respectively.
Abdul Heiz Sandaani pocketed two titles (Power Enduro, Beginners’ Open Production). Oyo Boy Sotto took second place in both classes.
Ezekiel Tamayo grabbed first place in the Executive Class followed by Jojo Pagkatipunan. Third plade went to Ruel Gullon. Dave de Leon and Dennis Mariano completed the Magic 5.
The Open Underbone was won by Jason Sarmiento followed by Renato Hermogeno Jr and Joseph Vazquez.
Other winners were: Lleyton Fellizar (85 cc, 14 and below); Shana Vernice Tamayo (Girls, 12 and below);Dylan Brice Fabian (Yamaha PW 50, 5 and below); Joshua Vern Tamayon (50cc, 7 and below), Nijel Torre (50cc,9 and below); and Carl Celestino (65cc,11 and below).
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