THE successful championship round of the #RaceForFrontliners ended with a lot of excitement from the Celebrity Challenge and an unexpected twist in the Final Round.
Tuason Racing, together with Phoenix PULSE, pioneered the Esports campaign starting April to bring together racing enthusiasts during quarantine and help out different frontliners and Barangays around Metro Manila.
After four elimination rounds, the culminating event was made even bigger with more prizes and the Celebrity Challenge, composed of composed of Troy Montero, Aubrey Miles, Fabio Ide, Phoemela Baranda, Gaby Dela Merced, Jinno Rufino, Ivan Carapiet, and Arianne Bautista, who raced for their barangay beneficiaries.
The event raised a total of P403,000 donation for various frontliners and barangays.
They went head-to-head in the Time Attack Competition, and after a fierce battle, Carapiet and Montero ended up in the top for the final showdown. Carapiet was able to finish with the best time claiming the Champion title, taking with him P50,000 worth of Family Mart food packages to be donated to Barangay Western Bicutan. All celebrity racers will also receive P10,000 worth of Family Mart goodies for their own beneficiary communities.
“I am truly happy I got to do what I love while helping people. We have to move forward to evolve. Congratulations to all the competitors and TRS!” said Carapiet.
Meanwhile, Inigo Anton ruled the the premier #RaceForFrontliners championship round, with Russell Cabrera and Corban Guerrero placing second and third, respectively.
“There will always be someone better than you out there and you should make them your inspiration to be better. I learn a lot from them and I believe that experience, hard work, and practice will always make you a better racer,” said Anton.
Anton will bring home a new racing simulator rig; decked with OMP Full Bucket Seat, Seven Star Garage Sim Rig Frame, Logitech G29 Wheel, LG HD Television unit, OMP Racing Suit, and OMP Helmet amounting to more than P150, 000.
The Tuason Racing – Phoenix PULSE Young Drivers ESports Program: Race For Frontliners is presented by Phoenix Pulse Petroleum Philippines, and sponsored by LG OLED TV, PC Express, FamilyMart, OMP and Toplift and supported by partner organizations, AAP, GT Philippines, SRPH, Ribbon Arc, and Seven Star Garage with media partners, AutoCar, AutoDeal, C! Magazine, Inquirer, Time Attack Manila, and WheelsPH. JR ECHEVARRIA