The FIM Asia Motocross Championship shall be launching its Rounds 1 and 2 in the state of Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia this August 14-15, 2015. This event is ongoing for the past 15 years and has garnered entries from the FIM Asian Continental Union, as this is the biggest event in the Asian Motocross Championship history with 14 countries participating in the four Asian classes of the MX65, MX85, MX Veterans and the MX2 Premiere categories, this events are supported by Sultan Mizan Abidin from the state of Kuala Terengganu.
This event is being also supported by the State of Kuala Terengganu Sporting Ministry and has highlighted tourism sporting event annually thru the events global television telecast to over 650 million household in speed channels in 6 continents, such as Fox Sports Asia, ESPN Globally, Eurosports Europe, Speed – USA etc.
Top riders in the Asian region of the FIM Asia affiliated nations shall be participating in the events slated herewith with national motocross riders championship series from Japan, Thailand, Guam, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, Mongolia, Indonesia, Iran, Singapore, China, Australia and USA.
Coming into the series from last year MX2 championships are Arnon “Turbo” Theplib and Jugkrit “Ben 10” Suksripaisan from AP Honda and Chaiyan Romphan from Yamaha Thailand, Sean Lipanovich from Guam - USA, Khaliunbold Erdenebileg from Mongolia, Kenneth San Andres, Jean Erick Mitra, Aaron Paul Pacheco, Lawrence Gelo Abonita, Jay Lawrence Santos, Leo Agustin, Mark Reggie Flores, Garry Gavino from the Philippines, Kosuke Abe from Japan, Xu Jianhao and Sun Shuyue from China, Rishi Gomes of India, Ishan Dilantha of Sri Lanka, Ali Borzoozadeh and Amir Sabetifar of Iran, Osman Asroy of Singapore, Lewis Stewart of Australia and Gregory Manley Perez of Guam, Agi Agassi, Farhan Hendro, Del Vintor, Aldi Lazaroni of Indonesia. From Malaysia are Hairi Zakaria & Mohammad Salleh.
Veterans Class and other top notch riders are from Philippines, Jun San Andres, Guillermo Gonzales, Jasper Veloira, Bernie Esteban, Jaime Baluyot, Eduardo Abonita, Darnel Francisco, Alan Mollenido from the Philippines, and Dr. Stanley Yasuhiro from Guam.
MX85 classes are Amon Gomes and Rugved Barguje of India, Vincent Louie Jimenez, Jero Denji Sta. Ana, and John Marick Antonio for the Philippines; and Reza, Hendrik and Zidane of Indonesia. In the MX65 class riders are David Xander Viterbo, Sean Sydney Adriano, Sonny Wenson Reyes, from the Philippines. These riders are the strongest rider’s countries garnered from their respective FIM sanctioned Motocross national championship motocross series.
Riders’ from this FIM Asian Motocross Championship shall be entitled to a ride at the current annual FIM World Motocross Grand Prix series. For these years it shall be Sean Lipanovich from Guam, being fielded to the World MXGP to be held in Glenn Helen MX circuit in California at the US of A on September 20, 2015 for the MX1 class of the Youthstream organized world MXGP events.
The FIM Asia compliant outdoor supercross circuit is located at the Gong Badak Sports Complex in Kuala Terengganu, a city area developed for sports use existing in the past 15 years.
Next weekend then after on August 23, 2015, the launch of the 2015 FIM Asia Cup of Road Racing shall be hosted in Motegi Circuit in Japan, and September in Taiwan and then after Thailand tour, the same field of Asian delegates riders shall be battling out in 150R machines of one make, the last year’s winners the NAMSSA Philippines team shall be in front line contention of this event together with top riders from MFJ - Japan, FMSCT - Thailand and IMI of Indonesia. Final negotiations are ongoing to host the next round of the FIM Asian Motocross Championship Palembang, Indonesia on November 15, 2015 and announcement to be out shortly soon.
Here are the highlights of the 2015 Repsol National Road Race Round 1 held at Megatent, Libis last Sunday, 12 April 2015.
1st Leg of Repsol Road Race 2015 will be on April 12, 2015 (Sunday) @ Megatent Libis.
115 Super Stock - Beginner/Novice
115 Open -
Open to all
130 A/T - Beginner only
160 A/T - Class C - Beginner/Novice
160 A/T - Class A&B - Open to all
Open 4 stroke - Open to all
Suzuki One Make Race:
Raider J - Open to Beginner Novice
Raider 150 - Open to all
Yamaha GP6's opening leg on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at SM Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Hosted by RICO ROBLES and KAREN BORDAROR with performances by ABRA and SASSY GIRLS. Riders battle for their respective categories; 115SS UB Vega Force i, Sniper 150 Open UB, Open 130 UB, Mio 125 MX i, 115SS Automatic, Inter-Club AT & Inter Club UB.
Held last Sunday, March 22, 2015 where the official representatives in the Suzuki's Asian Challenge in the Asia Road Racing Championship were determined.
The 2015 SUZUKI ASIAN CHALLENGE PHILIPPINE QUALIFYING, a NAMSSA sanctioned road racing event is scheduled to be held this coming Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Megatent, Libis Quezon City. Registration of Entries will be from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. Entry Fee is free.
2015 NAMSSA National MX Championship Round 3
Get ready for Round 3 of the 2015 NAMSSA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. It will be held at the Speedworld MX Circuit, Bicutan, Paranaque City on March 15, 2015.
San Andres honored by sportsribes.
MULTI-TITLED Kenneth San Andres' status as the country's No. 1 rider was reaffirmed by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) during rites at the 1Esplande recently.....
San Andres cited by PSA as rider of the year.
Multi-titled Kenneth San Andres' status as the country's No. 1 rider was reaffirmed by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) during rites at the 1Esplande recently.....
Kenneth San Andres @ 2015 PSA Annual Awards
Once again, 2014 Philippine NAMSSA National Motocross Rider of the Year KENNETH SAN ANDRES was awarded and recognized during the 2015 PSA Annual Awards held last 16th of February 2015 at the One Esplanade, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay for his 2014 outstanding achievements in motorcycle sports.
The 2015 PSA Annual Awards is an accolade organized by the Philippine Sportswriters Association, the oldest media organization based in the Philippines, helmed by the President Jun Lumibao of Business Mirror, in cooperation with the Philippine Sports Commission, Smart Communications, San Miguel Corporation, Milo, MVP Sports Foundation and Meralco.
CONGRATULATIONS to Kenneth San Andres!!!
The 2nd KAP. ALEX PACHECO NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CUP was held at Doña Elena St., Brgy. Punturin, Valenzuela City, Metro Manila last Sunday, 15 February 2015. The NAMSSA sanctioned 2nd KAP ALEX PACHECO NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CUP is also the 2nd Round of the 2015 NAMSSA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM where trophies and allowances were awarded to the top 5 winners in 15 national categories.