Built for the demand of tough terrains, Maxxis has been a name to quite resemble off-roading. Taken this into consideration, the tire manufacturer had put up the yearly Maxxis NAsFOR 4x4 Cup: Extreme Off-Road Challenge, which will take place on August 12 to 13 for its 7th installment.
The 7th leg of this year's off-roading challenge will have the MAA Off-Road Track in Davao as its playground. The track includes deep mudpits, V canals, table tops, and zipper tracks.
Off-road clubs from all over the Philippines are expected to join the thrilling experience, where they are expected to face various levels of difficulty.
NAsFOR-Maxxis Driver of the Year Bong Collado of Isabela Extreme is the cup's leading contender. He has 216 points, and is followed by JR Bartolome of Manila Atletika with 175 points. Edison Dungca of Kapampangan Racing team ranks 3rd with 112 points.
Earlier this year, races were held in Aurora, Camarines Sur, Dipolog, Leyte, and Isabela as part of the series. After the Davao leg this coming weekend, the next stop of the series will be in Digos on September 2 and 3, which will be followed by a leg in Cagayan de Oro on September 16 and 17. The challenge will then fly back to Luzon in Pampanga on October 7 and 8, then to Ormoc, Leyte on October 14 and 15. The series will be concluded back in Davao in December.
The Davao leg, which is supported by Lungsod ng Davao, is hosted by the Eagle Off-Roaders Club of Davao. Meanwhile, the entire 2017 Maxxis NAsFOR 4x4 Cup: Extreme Off-Road Series is supported by Phoenix Petroleum, 199Off-road House, Racetech 4x4 Suspensions, and AEG Tools.
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