Suzuki asks: “Will Asia’s road racing champion come from the Philippines? “

Lorenzo “Enzo” Rellosa

Suzuki posed this question and then gave a sneak peak of the possible answer among Filipino motorcycle road trippers when it held the qualifying round of the Asian Road Racing Championship (ARRC) challenge at the Megatent Parking Lot in Libis, Quezon City last March 22, 2015.

Held in in collaboration with the National Motorcycle Sports and Safety Association (NAMSSA), the challenge was well received by riding fans, according to Mr. Motoo Murakami, Managing Director for Motorcycle Operations PT Suzuki Indomobil Sales. “This collaboration with the Asia Road Racing Championship was the result of our intention to also train up more Asian talents who may one day race for Suzuki in the MotoGP,” he said.  “As such, the Suzuki Asian Challenge will be a step-by-step progression for young hopeful riders from around the Asian region.”

SUZUKI ARRC

Winners who will be officially representing the Philippines at the Suzuki Asian Challenge in the ARRC event were also named. Primarily top billed by Lorenzo “Enzo” Rellosa, they will be part of the other hopefuls from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, India, Singapore, Australia and Taiwan.

Mr. Hiroshi Suzuki and Lorenzo “Enzo” Rellosa

SUZUKI ARRC Winners

Mr. Hiroshi Suzuki – Suzuki Philippines President

More SUZUKI ARRC Photos here.

Aside from manifesting its aim to hone the best riders in Asia, the Road to ARRC also marked Suzuki’s return to the MotoGP in 2015 and showcasing of the single-make Suzuki R150 and Fi series.

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