Professional riders and motorcycle enthusiasts all over Mindanao and Visayas region will converge on this two day event of Motocross Racing and Circuit Racing on July 1 & 2 respectively to showcase their extreme talents and death defying skills in Celebration of the 58th Araw ng Lanao del Norte.
The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte through the Provincial Information Office and the Provincial Governor’s Office-Community Affairs Division revives the much awaited mind blowing Motocross Racing. These Riders are back to the “Motocross Capital of the Philippines” to conquer once again the obstacles and steep jumps made of dirt carefully contoured, design and build to perfection by the Provincial Engineer’s Office to push these riders to their limits. These adrenaline junkies will surely bring excitement and joy to the crowd who have missed this extreme sport. Local motocross riders of Lanao del Norte will be joined by riders from Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Norte and del Sur , Zamboanga Sibugay, Riders from the Province of Taw-Tawi, Misamis Occidental, Team Medina of Ozamis City, Misamis Oriental, and Iligan City, Bukidnon, Davao, Visayas Region, Surigao and too many more to mention. According to event organizer Idol Sanes, a number of well-known Motocross Riders will be here on this day to exhibit their extraordinary talents like Bornok Mangosong, Jason Bayawa and James Levitt of Team UA Mindanao, Juvinil Abellar and Pepo Rubi of Cebu, Peping Mar of Tawi-Tawi, Athoy Bilican of Bukidnon, Scott Remi, John Flores, Lagrada Brothers and many others. “The long wait is over. It’s been a while that this wonderful sport of Motocross racing last visited its capital in the country”, said Sanes. People were thrilled when they heard that this extreme and exciting sport is back as part of the celebration, he added.
On the following day (July 2), additional bonus to all motorcycle enthusiasts, the heart pumping, jaw dropping Circuit Racing for 2017 is on. Circuit racers will wow the crowd with their driving abilities, cornering, banking and speeding to test their focus in manoeuvre the narrow circuit modified for the race. The people of Lanao del Norte are lucky enough to witness this race for some of these riders have already participated in various international competitions. Aside from our own circuit racers, teams from Davao, Bukidnon, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Ozamis, Pagadian, Zambonaga City and Zamboanga Sibugay have expressed their interest to join the race. This event will be held in Agora area in front of the MCC Sports Complex.
These Motocross and Circuit Racing are only two of the remarkable programs and events organized by the Provincial Government for the weeklong Celebration of the 58th Araw ng Lanao del Norte that will start on June 28 to July 4, 2017. PIO-LDN