IT was a fun and adrenaline-filled weekend as Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) brought back racers and fans to the Clark International Speedway (CIS) for the thrilling second leg of the 2022 Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Cup.

Headlined by Toyota Gazoo Racing Philippines circuit racers, veteran and up-and-coming racers from different teams, celebrities, influencers and members of the media dashed back to the track to claim spots on the podium for Circuit Championship and Autocross Challenge.

The speedway roared with heart-pounding cheers as the battle in the Circuit Championship got heated with every drift on the track. A total of 28 circuit racers participated across three categories — Promotional, Sporting and Super Sporting classes — each gave their best to complete a podium finish race, but only the best remained on top.

This time, Jay Lao of Happy Hotels/OT Racing Team claimed the top spot in the Promotional Class, followed by Toyota Team Cebu's Alan Palacios and Jarond Mesina in second and third places, respectively.

In the Sporting Class, it was Jiro Garbes of JB Racing/Toyota San Fernando who championed as Russell Cabrera of Toyota Team Cebu and Royce Sarmiento of RMS Cars Racing Team followed to claim the second and third spots.

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R Racing Team's Bryan Co took first place in the Super Sporting Class, followed by Inigo Anton, representing Toyota North EDSA–Obengers Racing Team, in second place and Gerard Loy of R Racing Team in third place.

Meanwhile, the energy in the Autocross Challenge started and ended at a high as influencers and members of the media excitedly finished the obstacle challenges. Coming back stronger this Leg 2, Miguel Romulo took first place in the Celebrity Promotional Autocross, followed by Ashley Gosiengfiao in second and Carla Lizardo in third place. Standing on the first spot podium for the Celebrity Sporting Autocross is Jules Aquino, with Arron Villaflor and Enzo Pineda coming in second and third places, respectively.

The same excitement filled the races for the Media Autocross Challenge. Pablo Salapantan took the first spot in the Promotional Media Autocross with Niko Villegas and Siegwald Go following right behind him. Jamil Lacuna took his game to the next level, defending his first-place finish for Sporting Media Class, with Roy Robles coming behind him in second place and Ronald de Los Reyes taking third place.