Filipino racer Jacob Ang stamps class in Asian Karting Open Championship
Jacob Ang of the Philippines holds his overall championship trophy in the Formula 125 Sr. Open at the close of the Asian Karting Open Championship (AKOC) in Macau. He is flanked by fellow Filipino John Dizon (left) and Haopang Zhang of China.

JACOB Ang won the overall crowns in the Formula 125 Sr Open and the X30 SR classes of the Asian Karting Open Championship at the Kartodrome de Coloane Circuit in Macau recently.

Ang compiled 142 points after four legs held in Macau (June 10-11), the Philippines (August 26-27), Thailand (November 2-4) and Macau (December 9-10) to rule the Formula 125 class hands down over John Dizon (69 points) and Haopeng Zhang of China (67 points).

He also dominated the X30 SR class with an overall 137 points after four legs, besting fellow Filipinos Mikey Jordan (70 points) and John Dizon (68 points) to cap a campaign backed by San Miguel Corporation and Eagle Cement.

Other overall winners were Eduardo Coseteng (Formula 125 Jr. Open and X30 Jr), Zach David (Minirok), and Leung Pui Chiu (Formula 125 Veteran Open).

In the Macau leg, Ang placed second runner-up behind champion Eshan Pieris and Royce Yu in the X30 class and first runner-up behind Royce Yu in the Formula 125 Sr Open.

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