CABUHAT WINS 2017 DRIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

CABUHAT WINS 2017 DRIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

📅04 December 2017
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PRESS RELEASE – Sunday December 3rd, the Guam International Raceway in Yigo hosted the 5th and final round of the 2017 Proline Drifting Championships.
Don Cabuhat who was in a close race with Von Burrell to win the overall 2017 championships took both pole position for round 5 as well as the championships.
Von was eliminated in the first round due to a spin out during his chase run against Rex Deseo.
The event was hosted by Guam’s motorsports voice Andy Wheeler and featured special guest judge Tetsuji Yuasa the head of the Japan ATV Association responsible for bringing the Japanese contingency annually for Smokin Wheels over 3 decades.
The 2017 Proline Drifting Championships is presented by Monster Energy Drink and Napa Auto Parts / Valvoline and also brought to you by Fastenal, Hafa Adai Signs, and AclaroFX. 
Photos: by Jaimee Mendiola (Podium Shot attached) and Mo Jones (Drone shots in dropbox link) https://www.dropbox.com/sh/w228hojfig212c9/AACmehee50nTSLa7l7aWQJ-Pa?dl=0
Qualifying results (best solo run out of 3) 
1. Don Cabuhat 241 pts
2. Dan Aclaro 240 pts
3. Ronald Avelino 232 pts
4. Arvin Aviles 228 pts
5. Von Burrell 220 pts
6. Jasper Leong 215 pts
7. Jordan Salas 211 pts
8. Jaimee Mendiola 210.5 pts
9. Andy Passauer 210 pts
10. Alex Grainer 205.5 pts
11. Josh Barcinas 205 pts
12. Rex Deseo 202 pts
13. Karl Dumasig 175 pts
14. Derrick Ward 165 pts
Twelve Driver Single Elimination Bracket
9.) Andy Passauer 3/8 vs. 8.) Jaimee Mendiola 7/2 = Passauer
4.) Arvin Aviles 10/0 vs. 13.) Karl Dumasig 0/0 = Aviles
12.) Rex Deseo 4/10 vs. 5.) Von Burrell 6/0 = Deseo
10.) Alex Grainer 10/7 vs. 7.) Jordan Salas 0/3 = Grainer
3.) Ronald Avelino 3/6 vs. 14.) Derrick Ward 7/4 = Ward
11.) Josh Barcinas 5/5.5 vs. 6.) Jasper Leong 5/4.5 = Barcinas
Great Eight:
1.) Don Cabuhat  6/6 vs. Andy Passaur 4/4 = Cabuhat
Arvin Aviles 0/0  vs. Rex Deseo 10/10 = Deseo
2.) Dan Aclaro 0/0 vs. Alex Grainer 10/10 = Grainer
Derrick Ward 3/0 vs. Josh Barcinas 7/10 = Barcinas
Final Four: 
Don Cabuhat 10/3 vs. Rex Deseo 0/7 = Cabuhat
Alex Grainer 8/0 vs. Josh Barcinas 2/10 = Barcinas
Battle for 3rd:
Rex Deseo 8/6 vs. Alex Grainer 2/4 = Deseo
Finals:
Don Cabuhat 8/4 vs. Josh Barcinas 2/6 = Cabuhat
Results:
1.) Don Cabuhat
2.) Josh Barcinas
3.) Rex Deseo
Judges:
Tom Akigami
Jim Cruz
Tetsuji Yuasa
Eric Manalo
2017 Point Standings:
1.) Don Cabuhat = 18 + 18 + 18 + 14 + 20 = 88
2.) Von Burrell = 10 + 16 + 20 + 20 + 2 = 68
3.) Dan Aclaro = 20 + 20 + 0 + 18 + 12 = 50
4.) Josh Barcinas = 1 + 14 + 2 + 12 + 18 = 47
5.) Alex Greiner = 1 + 12 + 6 + 10 + 14 = 43
6.) Jordan Salas = 1 + 0 + 12 + 16 + 1 = 30
7.) Rex Deseo = 16 + 4 + 0 + 8 + 16 = 44
8.) Andy Passauer = 12 + 2 + 8 + 4 + 8 = 34
9.) Jaimee Mendiola = 6 + 6 + 4 + 1 + 1 = 18
10.) Ron Avelino = 14 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 4 = 18
11.) Derrick Ward = 1 + 8 + 0 + 2 + 6 = 17
12.) Matthew Palarca  = 1 + 0 + 16 + 0 + 0 = 17
13.) Abner Flores = 1 + 1 + 14 + 0 + 0 = 16
14.) Arvin Aviles = 0 + 0 + 0 + 6 + 10 = 16
15.) Jasper Leong = 2 + 1 + 10 + 1 + 1 = 15
16.) Curtis Gogue = 0 + 10 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 10
17.) Luke Duenas = 8 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 8
18.) Danny Lee = 4 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 4
19.) Andrew Agag = 1 + 0 + 1 + 1 + 0 = 3
20.) Luke Sos = 1 + 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 2
21.) Karl Dumasig = 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 = 2
22.) Jake Arriola = 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1
23.) Julius Castillo = 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1
24.) Angel French = 1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = 1
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