Organized by MP Turbo, a bigger and more exciting 2012 Balayong Festival Offroad Challenge gets underway this weekend, March 10 - 11, 2012, at the Brgy. Sta. Monica Offroad Racing Complex in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The event ushers in one of Puerto Princesa's most celebrated festivals and will feature its biggest field of competitors this year, promising top level offroad racing action.
The Offroad Challenge not only features 4x4 extreme competition, but also motocross, enduro time trials, and cross-country mountain bike races. New to this year's callenge is the Team Relay Race that combines the times of a team composed of a 4x4 driver, enduro rider, and mountain biker.
According to MP Turbo Chief Mike Potenciano, a new longer track has been carved out for the extreme 4x4 competition. So far, they have 90 confirmed entries for the 4x4 race, 80 for motorbikes, and 70 for mountain bikes, with entries from Metro Manila, Rizal, Pampanga, and as far as Bukidnon.