GG Network
Loading
Filipino Wins Open Category at the 2019 Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge Manila
Posted by Martin Patino June 27, 2019

Tamiya recently held the 2019 Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge Manila at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City, Philippines. The event, held in partnership with Lil’s Hobby Center and The Brickyard, brought racers from over 10 countries to compete for a spot at the Japan Cup.

The competition, which was held from June 20 to 23, saw over 200 racers compete in the event’s Stock and Open categories. And after four days of intense preparations, three Filipinos ended up in podium positions in the Open category.

Here are the list of top placers from both the Open and Stock competitions:

Open Category

  • Champion: Melvin Bien Chavez (PH)
  • 1st Runner Up: Alvin John Linchangco (PH)
  • 2nd Runner Up: Darwin Basco (PH)
  • 3rd Runner Up: John Eleazar Fabian (PH)
  • 4th Runner Up: Huh Eunhwan (KR)

Stock Category

  • Champion: Jackraphan (TH)
  • 1st Runner Up: Ong Chee Lip (MY)
  • 2nd Runner Up: Huttaprom (TH)
  • 3rd Runner Up: Watcharapong (TH)
  • 4th Runner Up: Arie Roque (PH)

The humongous track used for the competition was flown in from Japan and consisted of a series of straightaways, sharp turns, up and downhill portions, and even sections that were tilted. The track really tested the abilities of the racers to tune their Mini 4WDs for all these challenges.

Now Reading: Filipino Wins Open Category at the 2019 Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge Manila
You might like these...
REVIEW: Hearthstone’s Ashes of Outlands is a Much-Needed Refresh
A legendary demon hunter has come to take over the meta. 
How To Celebrate Geek Day With Pride!
Let your geek flag fly
More from GG Network
Never Too Late: What it was like to be in the room during that Sibol Dota 2 Comeback
From start to that comeback finish, here are all the emotions from the fifth game of the Dota 2 Gold Medal Match between Sibol and Thailand.
One Attack Away: Dissecting The Craziest Comeback in SEA Games Arena of Valor
And its still not over!
SEA Games Esports Organizations: Education Is Key To Combating Negativity Around Esports
These countries prove that the pen is still mightier than the sword even in matters of the digital realm
SEA Games 2019: Esports Makes Historic Debut
Esports makes history once again! Here’s how the SEA Games kicked off its SEA Games Event!
SEA Games 2019 Hearthstone and Dota 2 Esports Event Competitors Face First Hurdle as Games Get Major Updates
The competitors of the Dota 2 and Hearthstone esports events at the 2019 SEA Games will be racing against time to prepare anew for their respective tournaments.
What’s Up With The X-Men
Now’s the perfect time to get back on the X-Men hype train!
Latest
Burn, My Dread – How Burn Aggro nerfs in Legends of Runeterra Reveal its True Nature
As Riot’s new card game receives its newest patch, let’s discuss the game’s most dominant deck archetype, and how making it weaker can make it better for those who use it.
Five Features We Want to See in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2
With a great-looking trailer for a remake of a classic, comes great expectations.
You Can Now Pre-Order Cyberpunk 2077
You can pre-order Cyberpunk 2077 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One NOW!
MPL-PH Season 5 Week 6: Sunsparks and ONIC PH Face Off
Sunsparks and ONIC PH continue their rivalry in the final week of MPL-PH S5’s regular season.
How A Video Game Helped Formula 1 Keep the Races Going
F1 turns to its video game counterpart in light of racing event cancellations.