Sablaya’s Sixth Victory of the Season

Date posted on February 5, 2020
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The Honda Pilipinas Dream Cup by Honda Philippines features Honda CBR150R motorcycles ridden by young passionate riders who dream of becoming the next racing stars. The sixth and final round of the series took place at the Clark International Speedway last October 5-6.

The 2018 champion, Jakob Sablaya, clinched his sixth victory of the season. Sablaya started the race on pole position, followed by Chino Hung, Marco Ventinilla, Kokoy Mangibin, Travys Paralejas, Andrej Ondillo, Kurt Villanueva and Chad Mangulabnan.

In Race 1 and 2, Ventinilla and Sablaya battled for the win. It was still Sablaya who prevailed with his strong performance. The young rider from Antipolo, Rizal won all the races of the season and defended his Honda Pilipinas Dream Cup title. Jakob’s father Nonie Sablaya was also a racer in his younger years.

Runners-up in the sixth round race were Marco Ventenilla and Kurt Villanueva.

*This article was published in InsideRACING’s  Volume 17 Number 9 2019 issue.