Castrol Power1 115 Grand Prix and Castrol Power1 130 Grand Prix

Date posted on November 13, 2009
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Castrol Philippines is again proud to be the class title sponsors for the two GP race classes in “The third Annual Motolite InsideRACING Grand Prix” (IRGP3), an annual GP-style race event for underbone motorcycle road racing using Bridgestone tires that will take place on November 21-11 at the Carmona Race Track in Cavite.

The Castrol Power1 115 Grand Prix will be contested by Novice and Expert riders currently competing at the highest level in local racing. The motorcycles used will be based on models sold in the largest segment of the local market, the 100-115cc. They are allowed up to 115cc displacement with Open modifications based on IRGP rules. This is the most hotly contested class where almost all manufacturers have an entry.

The Castrol Power1 130 Grand Prix will be contested by Novice and Expert riders currently competing at the highest level in local racing. Using motorcycles modified up to 130cc displacement and Open machine modifications based on IRGP rules, it will be the most competitive racing class in IRGP where the top riders and teams will compete fielded by most of participating manufacturers.

Castrol is celebrating its 50 years of racing in partnership with Honda. Castrol has been active in both World Grand Prix and World Superbike road racing as well as in the World Motocross Grand Prix. The roster of world champions include Jim Redman,Luigi Taveri, Mike Hailwood, Dave Thorpe Joey Dunlop, Freddie Spencer, Luca Cadalora, Max Biaggi and Toni Mang.

Castrol reclaimed the 2007 World Superbike Championship in 2007 with rider James Toseland aboard a Ten Kate Honda. Castrol also previously won the crown in 1997 with John Kocinski and in 2000 and 2002 with Colin Edwards. Last year, Castrol also successfully defended the World Supersport Championship with Ten Kate rider Andrew Pitt. It was the seventh consecutive World Supersport title for Castrol and Honda.

Castrol Power1 4T with Trizone Technology is a modern high quality engine oil designed specifically for 4-stroke engines. It continually protects the four-stroke bikes’ three critical zones: engine, gears and clutch, to deliver maximum sustained power. Its Wear Protection formula combined with Trizone Technology, provides continuous protection throughout the drain interval.