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13 April 2011

The 2nd Petron Sprint 4T Endurance and Economy Run bests 67.14 km/L on a bike

The 2nd Petron Sprint 4T Endurance & Economy Run was given the green flag last February 05, 2011 with a field of 306 riders competing in eight classes.
While maintaining an emphasis on safety and proper adherence to public riding safety rules and regulations, the run required competitors to travel 750 kilometers with the most economical fuel consumption at the most reasonable time. Taking off from Petron-Diego Silang, the riders navigated through the roads leading to Valenzuela, Bulacan and then traversing McArthur Highway through the provinces of Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Benguet and Mountain Province. Nineteen designated Petron service stations along the route were utilized as official filling stations and checkpoints to verify that the participants followed the correct route and prescribed speed. The final checkpoint and finish line was located at the Petron service station in Kisad, Baguio City.  
After 750 kilometers and several grueling hours on their bikes, Mark Paul San Pascual riding his Honda Dash 110cc registered the competition's most fuel-efficient run achieving an economy of 67.14 km/L. The complete list of class winners are as follows:
Class  Winner  Motorcycle  Economy
Class 1 (100-115cc)  Mark Paul San Pascual      Honda Dash 110cc  67.14 km/L       
Class 2 (116-125cc)  Jesusa Ramos Honda XRM 125cc  57.09 km/L 
Class 3 (126-150cc)  Glenn Mora Yamaha Sniper 135cc  61.57 km/L 
Class 4 (151-250cc) Orland Lim Bajaj Rouser 200cc  51.76 km/L
Class 5 (251-500cc) Emmanuel Balmes Sym Citycom 300cc  32.62 km/L
Class 6 (501-750cc) Jun Santiago BMW 650GS 650cc 29.16 km/L
Class 7 (751-999cc) Baltazar Usis BMW F800GS 800cc 28.64 km/L
Class 8 (Over 1000cc)      Joseph Ching BMW R1200RT 1200cc      25.83 km/L 
Awarding ceremonies were held a day after the race on February 05, 2011, at the Prince Hotel in Baguio City, where the top 3 finishers for each class were awarded. Trophies, cash prizes, Certificates of Accomplishment and a T-shirt were handed out to all the winners. Furthermore, the top 10 finishers in each class received a Petron Sprint 4T vest.
The event's official parter WRU GPS Tracking and Navigation provided live monitoring of the competitors with real-time updates every 3 minutes where all the race info was broadcasted online live on They also lent out large LCD monitors and projectors at the event's start and finish points. For more info about their products services, log on to

Petron Sprint 4T motorcycle oil comes in three variants to meet the different performance requirements of four-stroke motorcycles operating under moderate to severe driving conditions. These are the top-of-the-line Sprint 4T Enduro for the racing experience; Sprint 4T Rider for riding dependability; and Sprint 4T Extra for reliable performance.