The battle for the titles at stake gets more intense as the 2011 National Drag Racing Championship Southern Series stages its third and penultimate leg tomorrow at the Batangas Racing Circuit Drag Strip in Rosario, Batangas.
Defending champion Jonathan Tiu and Anthony Go of JCT-Blanche Racing will be aiming for crucial wins to improve their chances of keeping the crowns in their respective divisions of this event supported by Pagcor Sports, Yokohama Philippines, Racing Beat@Wave 89.1 FM and Aeromed.
Tiu pulled a big win in the last leg to boost his drive for a ninth straight Drag Racing Driver of the Year as he seeks a repeat over JM Dumaraos of Team Bats-Rapide, Anthony Go and Norman Alejandrino of H3 Motorsports.
Go, gunning for a back-to-back Pro class crown, also aims to prevail over Michael San Andres of MSA-Gabo and Martin Manalo of RSL.
Among the other strong contenders are Pepi Santos of H3 Autoworks, Edward and Norman de la Pena of QSP and Vannitec’s Vanni Garcia and When When Dagondon.
Also favored are Rommel Dural of Speed Mode and Montavita’s Ralph Emerson Montalbo and Jude Kenneth Carrido.