recognized and rewarded Team Suzuki-VMan for its victorious campaign in the
2019 racing season. An intimate gathering was held at The Mills Country Club in
Laguna to celebrate the success of the team.
were Suzuki Philippines’ executives led by its President Mr. Akira Utsumi
together with Managing Director/Treasurer Mr. Boying Mojica, General Manager
for Motorcycle Sales and Marketing Mr. Jun Bulot, Vice President/General
Manager of Automobile Division Mr. Keiichi Suzuki, National Sales Manager Mr.
Mitsunori Shiraishi and Motorcycle Marketing Head Mr. Monch Bontogon.
rewarded were Team Suzuki-VMan racers April King Mascardo, Eane Jaye Sobretodo,
Nikko Nambatac, Rmand Salandanan, Mark Djereck Ondillo, Roel Rubin, Mark Santos
and Jaypee Obedencio. Team Suzuki-VMan’s Manager Mr. Gerald Sobretodo also
received the reward of the team.
the Suzuki Raider R150 dominated the Super Series Nationwide Championships and
won the championship titles of the Super Underbone Open and Super Underbone
Sealed Engine categories. The pride of Davao also champed in the Denoo
Motorcycle Oil Super Underbone Elite Trophy of the Thirteenth InsideRACING
Grand Prix (IRGPXIII). Sobretodo, on the other hand, also did well in the Super
Series and got a podium finish in the IRGPXIII. He also had a winning
performance in the Asia Cup of Road Racing (ACRR) in India. 2019 Super Series Rookie
Rider of the Year Rmand Salandanan bagged the Skydrive Sport Cup overall title
in the Super Series as well as the Philippine Underbone King 115 Novice title. Salandanan
also did well in the MotoIR3 class of the MotoIR Championship. Nikko Nambatac
was the Super Series Suzuki Raider R150 Fi overall champion. Mark Djereck
Ondillo was crowned as the Super Series Intermediate Rider of the Year.
Obedencio and Rubin had podium finishes in the Super Series while Mark Santos got
some trophies for Suzuki-VMan in the MotoIR3 and UBK 115 Novice classes. Mr.
Rey Abat and Mr. Noel Villapando of Suzuki Philippines supported Team-Suzuki
VMan in their endeavours. Suzuki Philippines has partnered with Mr. Manuel
Chien of VMan racing for years now.
Suzuki-VMan racers had a victorious 2019 racing season and aside from
showcasing their riding skills, they also proved the high performance of the
Suzuki Raider R150 Fi, Skydrive Sport scooter and Suzuki GSX-R150 motorcycle.
Congratulations Suzuki-VMan racing team and Suzuki Philippines!