THERE was no stopping Bornok Mangosong from dominating the Diamond Motor Supercross that ended over the weekend at the Mx Messiah Fairgrounds.
Mangosong, representing Yamaha Motor Philippines, finished the fifth and final leg with a big gap over contenders JC Rellosa, Jerick Mitra, and Buboy Antonio.
He completed the five-leg series with three wins and a total of 119 overall points to win the premier Pro Open division.
Rellosa finished second with a total of 102 points, while Mitra came in third with 97 points.
“Unang-una, magpapasalamat ako sa Diyos for keeping us safe. Our Lord and savior Jesus Christ, talagang binless niya tayo ng napakagandang series,” said Mangosong, who graced the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at the Golden Phoenix Hotel Tuesday along with the other champions of the different categories.
“Hopefully, marami pa tayong races (in the future).”
Mangosong received a total of P94,000 for the victory and a GoPro Hero 5 Session for being the GoPro Holeshot Awardee with four out of five holeshots throughout the series.
The Supercross overall champ was joined in the session presented by San Miguel Corp., Golden Phoenix Hotel, Accel, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., by Generation Congregation head Samuel Mark Tamayo, Rellosa, Kids 85cc and Kids 65cc winner Wenson Reyes, his sister Quiana Reyes emerged as Ladies Class champion, and Dennis Sibucao, SAVP sales of Diamond Motors.
All overall champs from each category were awarded P5,000.
Meynard Mercado run away with the title in the GoPro amateur open with 94 points, while Nathaniel Morales claimed the overall champ in the Kids 50 cc.
Elite rider Jing Leongson claimed the Coffee Grounds veteran class (94 points), even as Jojo Sayas topped the Dunlop executive class with 113 points.
Local rider Benjo Leyva came out the best in the open underbone, Joolee Mendoza in the open local endure as rising motocross rider, Dawn Ludwig Marzo captured the Yamaha PW50 (7-9 years old), and Joshua Tamayo gained the overall run in the Yamaha PW50 (4-6 years old).
Tamayo, meanwhile, was grateful to Diamond Motor Corporation and all of its sponsors for the successful series.
“In behalf of Gencon, we are very grateful first of all to God for a victorious race and for all the support we received from Dunlop Tires, Tireshakk, Yamaha Motor Philippines, PTT Philippine Corporation, GoPro Philippines, DC Shoes Philippines, and Coffee Grounds Taytay. None of these would be possible without your support,” he said.