PROLINE DRIFT SERIES ROUND 4

PROLINE DRIFT SERIES ROUND 4

📅13 October 2015
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PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday October 11th the Guam International Raceway in Yigo hosted the 12th and final round of the Monster Motocross series and Round 4 of the 2015 Proline Drifting Championships! The Proline Drifting Championships is presented by Monster Energy Drink and Napa Auto Parts / Valvoline with special thanks to Hafa Adai Signs, Outback Steakhouse, IP&E and AclaroFX for the live streaming with the help of IT&E.

The competitions qualifying runs started at 3:30pm. Don Cabuhat ran into mechanical issues with his clutch going out during qualifying and was not able to make it into the tandem eliminations. Right after the qualifying, the big raffle drawing of a Honda motorcycle was held in the pit area. The winner of the bike was Owen Rios.

The highlight of the evening was the run between Arvin Aviles and Shane Bruce. Bruce was in lead with Aviles in chase. Into the first turn, Bruce went too wide. Aviles took advantage of the opening and passed him from the inside on the preferred line the judges were looking for giving him the the win to proceed to the finals.

Qualifying results (best solo run out of 3)

1. Dan Aclaro 245pts
2. Arvin Aviles 235pts
3. Shane Bruce 225pts
4. Rex Deseo 220pts
5. Don Cabuhat 205pts
6. Matt Palarca 185pts
7. Olive Epitacio 180pts
8. Jaimee Mendiola 179pts
9. Curtis Gogue 175pts
10. Von Burrell 173pts

*With Don Cabuhat’s clutch going out he did not make it into the tandem eliminations.

Ten Driver Single Elimination Bracket

First round of eliminations:

8. Curtis Gogue 5/4 vs. 9. Von Burrell 5/6 = Burrell

7. Jaimee Mendiola vs. 10. N/A = Mendiola

Great Eight:

4. Rex Deseo 10/4 vs. 5. Matt Palarca 0/6 = Deseo

1. Dan Aclaro 6/5 vs. Von Burrell 4/5 = Aclaro

3. Shane Bruce 8/6 vs. 6. Olive Epitacio 2/4 = Bruce

2. Arvin Aviles 7/5 vs. Jaimee Mendiola 3/5 = Aviles

Final Four:

Dan Aclaro 7/0 vs. Rex Deseo 3/10 = Deseo

Arvin Aviles 5.5/9 vs. Shane Bruce 4.5/1 = Aviles

Fight for 3rd:

Shane Bruce 10/ vs. Dan Aclaro 0/DNF = Bruce

Finals:

Arvin Aviles 7/6 vs. Rex Deseo 3/4 = Aviles

Results:

1.) Arvin Aviles
2.) Rex Deseo
3.) Shane Bruce

Winners received Trophies, Cash from prize pot, Gas from IP&E, and certificate from Outback Steakhouse

Judges:

Tom Akigami
Jim Cruz
Lee Webber

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(photo by Yoshi Goliat)

Winners Arvin Aviles, Rex Deseo, and Shane Bruce take the podium after Round 4. (photo by Yoshi Goliat)

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Olive Epitacio goes up against Shane Bruce in the drift. (photo by Hyunwoo Sajin.)

Dan Aclaro chases Burrell in the drift. (photo by Yoshi Goliat)

Dan Aclaro chases Burrell in the drift. (photo by Yoshi Goliat)

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Matt Palarca brightens the track in go pro style. (photo by Hyunwoo Sajin.)

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Rex Deseo rolls into first place. (photo by Hyunwoo Sajin.)

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Shane Bruce working his way around the drift. (photo by Hyunwoo Sajin.)

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Von Burrell crossing the finish line after his race. (photo by Hyunwoo Sajin.)

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