This 2016 is expected to be a thrilling and busy year for Philippine motor sports participants and fans as the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) revealed the calendar of races starting February 1.
AAP is the only motoring club in the Philippines authorized by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) to govern and sanction motor sports events in the country.
AAP Motor Sport Operations Manager Mark Desales said that the season commenced on January 16 with the first leg of the 2016 National Drag Racing Championship at the Clark International Speedway in Mabalacat, Pampanga
Meanwhile, the 2015 National Karting culminated with its sixth and seventh legs on January 23-24, 2016 at the Carmona Race Track in Cavite.
In March, two series are scheduled to start, with the first leg of the 2016 National Slalom Series happening in Robinson’s Novaliches on March 13, and the first leg of the Vios Cup on March 18 to 20 (venue to be announced).
“Philippine motor sports is getting livelier and more exciting each year,” Desales said. “And with the current line-up, it would be a very busy yet fulfilling year for us. We hope to see a bigger number of participants and spectators at all of these events.”
The motor sports schedule is subject to change without prior notice. For updates and more details, please call the AAP Motor Sport Department at 655-5889 loc. 823. Below is a recap of the 2016 motor sports events.
AAP 2016 Motor Sports Calendar*