MIKE POTENCIANO

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(Part 2) After a short history lesson on the advent of the Mabuhay name in rallies last week, we are proud to say that we have successfully brought it back in motor sports after a decade of hibernation. My dream of also running a Mabuhay Rally during our Independence Day…

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(Part 1) My dream of hosting a Motor sport event during our Philippine Independence Day had finally come true! With a lot of posts by the participating teams on how successful the fun run was in social media, this definitely made my day and is now one of my most…

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(Conclusion) “With great power comes great responsibility!” This saying has been used and heard a lot of times and the one that I remember well was when the wise Uncle Ben Parker said it in the movie Spiderman. It is also very fitting for the inside stories I have unearthed…

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(Part 1) After watching the second round of the 2017 Toyota Vios Cup, I am very happy to report that the racing spirit is alive and well! Thank you to the biggest car brand in the country and easily in the top 3 of the world, Toyota has not wavered…

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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…