MIKE POTENCIANO

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(Conclusion) After a hectic and harassed start of the STV Auto Rally held in Subic last May 2017, our Mini Team knew it would be hard to defend the championship title from our nemesis, the Subaru Team. Battle royal The Subaru Team was gunning for their 3rd win in the…

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(Part 1) With no time to practice and adjust to our local time, my partner forever Lindy Pellicer and I joined our Mini Team to defend our last year’s championship in the 2017 STV Auto Rally Corporate Cup last month. With all the great memories produced every rally, here’s our…

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For those motor sports fans that missed our Turbo Times column for almost five months, I am back! The dynamic duo of motoring, Lindy Pellicer and I, were in the United States for four months and were based in San Jose, California. We had a very busy time there and…

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(Last part) In the last two columns, I wrote about how On-Time, All-The-Time Rallies, or TSD Rallies, came about and how our Mini Rally team prepared for it. This time, I will reveal the inside stories of how our team luckily won the 2016 STV Auto Rally Corporate Challenge held…

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(Last part) After last week’s short history on the Sampaguita Rallies, or what international pundits call the Time Speed Distance (TSD) Rallies, let’s see how our Mini Team was able to garner the coveted top prizes in the 2016 STV Auto Rally last November. It was really a very unexpected…

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Our Mini Rally Team recently bagged the Grand Slam in the just concluded STV Auto Rally Corporate Challenge held at Subic last November. With more than 35 entries from the different car manufacturers, this event was always the grand display where rally enthusiasts could do their thing in cars provided…

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(Last part) With the final two rounds of the Toyota Vios Cup held at the Clark International Speedway, the 60 plus drivers were all excited to get down to business and see who would take home the overall trophy. No one wanted to be in 2nd place and it really…

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(Second part) Top dog fights The best part of watching the races live is you get to know some juicy inside stories before, during and after the races. The best battles always produced the best intrigues and there were many of them. The top dog of 2015 was Andres Calma…

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(First part) You can be forgiven if you think that the just concluded 2016 Toyota Vios Cup Championship was just the same as the past seasons since it started 2 years ago. I had heard this comment from many laymen especially those who are not into motor sports. Sorry to…

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Last week, I recounted how our 2 top Filipino champion drivers, Milo Rivera and Carlos Anton, started their respective careers. There aremore than 2 decades separating these 2 great mensince they started their racing dreams and luckily for us, their partnership came together at the right time. Last September, the…