Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. continues its commitment to developing and redefining speed in the country with the introduction of the YZF-R3 during the R-Day and the 2015 Yamaha Grand Prix finals at the Carmona Racing Circuit. Those in attendance had the opportunity to learn from Yamaha Japan’s top instructor Yoshiaki Kato in an exclusive racing circuit clinic.
A step up from the YZF-R15, the YZF-R3 has a higher displacement at 320cc and bears the iconic racing circuit design that was inherited from the YZR-M1. The unit was introduced on the circuit when it was ridden by actor JC Devera alongside Yamaha GP riders, Masato Fernando and Vingie Coloma.
Sales and Marketing Director, Kaoru Ogura officially opened the YGP Finals, which had categories of the Inter Club AT, Inter Club UB, AT 130 Open, AT 160 Open Novice and Expert, and for the first time ever; Sniper 150 Mx i and YZF-R15. After the asphalt-burning action, Yamaha Team Philippines emerged. Representing the country are John Emerson Inguito, Masato Fernando,James Mendez, Aljon Valencia, Victor Laude, Arlan Dela Cruz, Paul Mark Doblada, Durraine Dan Carlos, Axl Teves, and Vingie Coloma.
By MARK FRANCISCO HOUSE of Hope, a privately-run shelter for people with mental disabilities in Cagayan de Oro City, is expected to expand soon. This, after the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, which owns the property where the current facility sits in barangay Lumbia, donated the land to the...