HAVING been recognized as the 2012-2013 Car of the Year Philippines, the Mitsubishi Mirage’s “world-class features” are now being showcased in a gymkhana series, according to Mitsubishi Motors Phils. Corp. (MMPC), which noted that the event is an invitational precision-driving competition participated in by teams composed of fleet customers and journalists covering the automotive beat.
The Mirage Gymkhana Series, a four-leg event, started on June 29 at a Pasay City mall grounds. MMPC said that around 50 teams competed, with drivers taking turns at two dressed-up Mirage GLS M/T cars.
The overall series champion will receive P100,000, a trophy and gift packs from sponsors while the first and second runners-up get P 50,000 and P 25,000, plus gift packs.
Sponsors of the event are Pilipinas Shell Corp., AVT, Nitto Tires by Concept One, Speedlab and 3M Phils.