IR News: Yamaha Aims to Continue Dominance in IRGP

Published by insideracingadmin Date posted on November 13, 2017

With 25 Manufacturer awards, 41 Pole Position awards, 39 wins and 119 Podium Finishes, Yamaha Motor Philippines is currently the most successful manufacturer in IRGP. Yamaha has been dominating the prestigious race events in the past years with their riders amassing numerous titles and awards.

 

Mr. Jordan Cornista of Yamaha Motor Philippines receiving a Manufacturer Award at the 2016 IRGPX

 

This coming Phoenix Premium 98 11th InsideRACING Grand Prix, Yamaha is supporting three powerhouse teams – their factory team Yamaha-Spec V and satellite teams Phoenix-Yamaha-KOSO-Faito and 4S1M-Yamaha. All three teams are composed of high caliber riders.

Masato Fernando, James Mendez, Romer Corbe, Evander Soliveres, RR Espiritu and Kerwin Chang are the riders of Yamaha-Spec V. Phoenix-Yamaha-KOSO-Faito racers are McKinley Kyle Paz, Niel Jan Centeno, Justinne Bethany Tolentino, Vrei-ar Suba and John Paul Suba. 4S1M-Yamaha is represented by Herbert Lopez, John Emerson Inguito, Jeff Teopengco and Mark Djereck Ondillo.

Here are the race classes that the Yamaha-sponsored riders will participate in:

Yamaha-Spec V

 

Team Yamaha-Spec V at the 2016 IRGPX

 

Masato Fernando – YSS Masters Trophy, NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Shell Advance Automatic GP and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

James Mendez – NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Shell Advance Automatic GP, Castrol Power1 Underbone GP EFI and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

Romer Corbe – Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone GP, YSS Masters Trophy and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

Evander Soliveres – Top 1 Oil Action Matic Juniors Automatic Trophy

RR Espiritu – Eni Oil Automatic Trophy and Unioil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy

Kerwin Chang – Eni Oil Automatic Trophy and Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone GP

 

Phoenix-Yamaha-KOSO-Faito

 

2016 IRGPX Phoenix-Yamaha-KOSO-Faito racing team

L-R: Niel Jan Centeno, Justinne Bethany Tolentino, Vrei-ar Suba and McKinley Kyle Paz of the Phoenix-Yamaha-KOSO-Faito racing team

McKinley Kyle Paz – NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Unioil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

Niel Jan Centeno – Top 1 Oil Action Matic Juniors Automatic Trophy, NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone GP and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR2 GP

Justinne Bethany Tolentino – Top 1 Oil Action Matic Juniors Automatic Trophy, Eni Oil Automatic Trophy, Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone GP and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR2 GP

Vrei-ar Suba – NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Shell Advance Automatic GP, Unioil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

John Paul Suba – Eni Oil Automatic Trophy

 

4S1M-Yamaha

 

4S1M racing team at last year’s IRGPX

 

Herbert Lopez – Castrol Power1 Underbone GP EFI, YSS Masters Trophy and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

John Emerson Inguito – Unioil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy, YSS Masters Trophy and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR GP

Jeff Teopengco – NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy, Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone GP and DENSO Spark Plugs MotoIR2 GP

Mark Djereck Ondillo – Top 1 Oil Action Matic Juniors Automatic Trophy and Eni Oil Automatic Trophy

 

Watch these Yamaha-sponsored riders and teams at the IRGPXI this November 17-19 at the Carmona Race Track as they try to add more to the list of honors and titles of the manufacturer.

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