Aguilar rules Diamond Motor MX Series

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Glenn Aguilar gave a fist bump after a challenging round with Ralph Ramento (15) and Enzo Rellosa (24) during the 2016 Diamond Motocross Series. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Glenn Aguilar gave a fist bump after a challenging round with Ralph Ramento (15) and Enzo Rellosa (24) during the 2016 Diamond Motocross Series. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Veteran motocross rider Glenn Aguilar dominated the 2016 Diamond Motor MX Series on Saturday at the MX Messiah Fairgrounds in Taytay, Rizal.

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“Last night, I still feel a bit nervous because anything can happen during the last leg. Luckily, with the help of God, he gave me again this title,” Aguilar told reporters after the neck-to-neck final lap.

Aguilar topped the five-leg series, 4-1, to claim the overall title.

Brothers JC Rellosa and Enzo Rellosa finished second and third, respectively.

“In the first moto, they [Rellosa brothers] are making mistake which I can see in the latter part of the race. They are losing focus.”

“But the Rellosas are good. Its just the mindset,” added Aguilar.

The 42-year old rider said that he is still fit to compete against younger rivals.

“I can feel getting fit right now. I don’t get tired easily due to my hard training. Me and my son always do the training. It paid off. He won in the pro lites.

“I am so happy that I cannot ask for any more blessings,” said Aguilar.

Aguilar’s son, Mclean Aguilar, bagged the pro lites title by completing the Moto 1 and 2 with perfect two points.

Finishing second and third were Jepoy Rellosa (4 points) and Ompong Gabriel (8), respectively.

In the veterans open production, Jovie Saulog (2) won followed by Jing Leongson (4) and Jordan Herrera (7).

Nine-year old Wenson Reyes, on the other hand, outclassed his opponents in two divisions – the kids 50cc and kids 65cc.

“Being champion makes me happy. I practiced hard to be a champion,” Reyes of Bulacan said.

In the ladies open production; Janelle Saulog bested Pia Gabriel and Mia Villalon, who finished second and third, respectively.

The 2003 Asian Championship Rider Aguilar said that he is willing to help budding riders to develop their potential in motocross.

“I am here to help. I want the level of racing to be on its peak. So when we race abroad we will not be ashamed of it,” Aguilar concluded.

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