IR News: Honda Philippines Fields in 5 Expert Riders in IRGPXI

Date posted on November 13, 2017
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Honda Philippines will be bannered by five racers in the upcoming Phoenix Premium 98 11th InsideRACING Grand Prix (IRGPXI). The manufacturer’s team is composed of Dustin Esguerra, James Barcial, Josh Tan, Ephraim Onahon and Clifford Bacus. Honda Philippines has 9 entries in the prestigious event.


Honda Philippines at last year’s IRGPX parade


Esguerra from Taytay, Rizal will represent Honda in the YSS Masters Trophy.

Tan, who is also from the same municipality, will race for Honda in the Castrol Power1 Underbone EFI GP  and YSS Masters Trophy.

James Barcial from Bulacan will compete in the Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone Trophy and Unioil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy.

Clifford Bacus who now lives in Luzon is Honda’s representative in the Castrol Power1 Underbone EFI GP and Phoenix Cyclomax Racing 4T Underbone Trophy.

Ephraim Onahon, a rider from Bukidnon, will banner Honda in the Castrol Power1 Underbone EFI GP and YSS Masters Trophy.


The Honda Racing Team paddock at the 2016 IRGPX


With this strong line-up Honda Philippines aims to add more IRGP titles and awards to their belt. Currently, Honda has 8 Manufacturer awards, 12 Pole Position awards, 15 wins and 32 podium finishes coming into IRGPXI.


2016 IRGPX Honda Racing Team


Watch Honda Philippines and its riders this IRGPXI. The event will be held at the Carmona Race Track from November 17-19.