Friday, April 30, 2010

19th Transsport Show at the Megatrade Hall

The 19th Trans Sport Show at the Megatrade Hall in SM Megamall featured 80-plus tricked-out cars competing for the title of best show car in the Philippines. The show was presented last April 21 to 25. The event also featured restored vintage cars for some nostalgia for car enthusiasts.

Sophie delos Santos, President of the all-female group of TradeShow International noted that this year is the most prestigious car show and competition in the country because it features modern and classic cars on display at the same time showcasing the best in Philippine motoring for the last 50 years. She also shared that the participants enter the competition every year with more radical cars and wonderful accessories.

The Trans Sport Show also honored the most regular participants through the 19 years for their loyalty and perseverance in joining the competition year after year.

The 19th Caltex Trans Sport Show Cup Winners were: 1956 Porsche 356A Cabriolet of Benjie Atilano as the Best of Show Nostalgic; 2002 Scion XB by JWorks Unlimited as the Best of Show Contemporary and Best in Paint; 1979 Porsche 911 of William Tan as Reserve Best of Show Nostalgic; and 2007 Honda Civic FD of Bong Hilario by Auto Circuit Enterprises as Reserve Best of Show Contemporary.

Other Class and Special Awards were: 1918 Chevy 490 Light Delivery truck by Alfred Motorworks as Best Pre-War first place; the 2nd place for Pre-War and Most Promising Hot Rod was snatched by the 1939 Ford Coupe De Luxe of Edwin Domingo by The New Auto Dresscode.

This year’s event is sponsored by Padi’s Point, Lazer Maxx, Gotcha, Blade, Resorts World Manila, Cafe Puro, Solar Sports, Jack TV, Sunshine TV, Motoring Today, AutoFocus, Auto Review, Stoplight TV, Viva Prime, C! Magazine, Top Gear Philippines,,,,,,,, Digital Resource, DZRH 666, Magic 89.9, Wave 89.1, NU Rock 107.5, 99.5RT, 103.5 Max FM, DWIZ 882, Dream 106.7, Crossover 105.1, UR105.9, 97.9 Home Radio, U92, Business Mirror, Businessworld, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Manila Bulletin, Chinese Commercial News, Daily Tribune, and Malaya Business Insight.


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