Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Vios Cup 2022 driver points after Rd. 2


And just like that, we’re now halfway through the 2022 season of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Vios Cup. While it’s hard to believe that 6 races have gone by so quickly, it’s even harder to think how there have already been 20 different race winners across the 3 categories, with new championship leaders emerging in the Sporting and Promotional Classes.

Here’s how the TGR Vios Cup’s driver standings stack up after Round 2 ahead of the season finale.

John Dizon’s lone race victory during the last event at the Clark International Speedway (CIS) allowed him to hang onto the championship lead, but by just 2 points. Hot on his heels is his Obengers Racing teammate Iñigo Anton, who despite not winning any races, has been a consistent podium finisher on his Super Sporting Class debut. A further 6 points away is Gerard Loy of R Racing who sits 3rd in the standings with 2 race wins to his tally.

Joaquin ‘Wakkeen’ Garrido lost his championship lead in the Sporting Class after a disastrous weekend, collecting a DNF and DQ to put him 15 points behind the new leader. That spot now belongs to Royce Sarmiento of RMS Cars Racing who has a mere 1 point lead to Jiro Garbes of Toyota San Fernando in 2nd. The emerging star in the class is Troy Montero who climbed 3 spots in the standings to 3rd and 8 points behind Jiro.

Saving the best for last, the Promotional Class has provided the most on-track action so far this year. Julia Delos Angeles has scored 2 race victories and 1 podium, putting the lady driver on the top of the standings. 2 points behind is Ian Rosales of Toyota Team Cebu (TTC) with fellow TTC driver Alain Palacios in 3rd.

With 75 points up for grabs at the season finale, the championship still very much wide open in all 3 classes. Let’s just hope that Toyota Gazoo Racing doesn’t spoil the fun by awarding double points like the did a few years back. The TGR Vios Cup will conclude the 2022 season on November 18/19.

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Vios Cup is made possible with the cooperation of Bridgestone and Petron, together with other sponsors Brembo, Denso, OMP, Tuason Racing, AVT, 3M, ROTA, myTOYOTA Wallet and Kinto One.

[Photo by Matt Romualdez]