Photos courtesy of Singapore GP Pte. Ltd.
Even before the 2011 Formula One season begins Red Rock Travel (RRT), the Philippines' F1 tour authority, is already spicing up the year with tour packages to the action-packed Singtel Singapore Grand Prix

For the last three years, Singapore has been the proud host of the world's only Formula One night race. And on September 23 to 25, 2011, the city streets of Singapore will yet again turn night into day with the roars from 24 high-octane Formula One cars, coupled with a unique combination of sights, sounds, and electric atmosphere at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

To add to the excitement, Grammy-award-winning Linkin Park will be the headlining band on race day this year. For the past six months, Linkin Park have been on the road in support of their “A Thousand Suns” world tour. With more acts to be announced, fans can look forward to an awesome event that offers spectacular Formula One race action and the world’s best entertainment, all for the price of one ticket. 

RRT's package tours for the 2011 Formula One Singtel Singapore Grand Prix starts at USD 1,126/pax and includes round trip airfare via Singapore Airlines, Philippine travel tax, 4 days 3 nights hotel accommodations with daily breakfast, round trip transfers, travel insurance and 3 day Bay Grandstand Race Tickets.
Honda Cars Philippines Inc. Press Release
ecosafety training
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.’s (HCPI) longtime commitment to promote fuel economy awareness comes at an opportune time. Ongoing political tension in the crude-rich Middle East has caused fuel prices to spike to P53 per liter. In this time of fuel crisis, any form of savings is highly fitting.
Every year, HCPI conducts its fuel efficiency driving competition entitled Honda Challenge Cup to teach economical driving techniques. Recently, the Honda group of companies, through the Honda Foundation, staged its first eco-safety driving training among government fleet operators under Honda’s Clean Fleet Management Program. A total of 16 representatives from the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) attended the whole day training.  

“Come high or low gas prices, Honda has pioneered in providing fuel efficiency awareness by holding Honda Challenge Cup since 1996,” said Mr. Voltaire Gonzales, Head of Vehicle Sales and Corporate Communications of HCPI. “For fifteen years now, Honda has been advocating practical tips in order to drive every drop of fuel,” he added.
PGA Cars Inc. Press Release   
Porsche Philippines headed by Robert Coyiuto III, recently held  a one-day sport driving activity for the Porsche owners and customers at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga last February 19, 2011.

“This driving program was patterned after Porsche’s very own internationally acclaimed Porsche Road Show event,” reveals  Coyiuto III. He adds, “We are very happy to have our drivers experience first hand from the veterans of circuit racing how to maximize the potential of our cars.” 

Dubbed the Porsche Sport Driving Experience, two Panamera V6 cars were driven by some thirty customers under the professional supervision of the legendary Ramirez racing clan lead by Menchie Ramirez, PGA Cars Motorsports Manager, champion race driver Georges Ramirez and current Philippine Touring Car Championship contender Stefan Ramirez. The participants experienced the Panamera V6 while tackling several exercises on the track designed to highlight it’s features. It gave them the opportunity to exploit the Panamera’s power and handling, as well as highlight its distinctive character of being both a luxury sedan and a true sports car all rolled into one.
Honda Cars Philippines Inc. Press Release
This love month, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) promotes love for the environment to help keep blue skies for the children. HCPI recently invited students from the Ateneo Medical and Loyola Schools as part of its non-stop awareness campaign for fuel economy. The activity dubbed as the Honda Challenge Cup, was a fuel efficiency driving competition that imparted both realistic and economical driving techniques among participants. As the next generation of motorists, Honda taught these young students the correct way of driving to optimize fuel mileage.
To put these driving tips into practical use under real-world conditions, Honda provided its clean, green driving machines - the City, Jazz, Civic ,and Accord for the use of the participants. Students were then challenged to consume the least amount of gasoline under city and highway driving conditions, while using their normal driving style and with a running air conditioning system.  
turbo time
The multi award winning motoring radio talk show, Turbo Time, is now back on air on 106.7 Dream FM every Saturday, 1 to 2:30 pm. The dynamic duo of veteran racer Mike Potenciano and radio goddess Lindy Pellicer are now joined by motoring journalist Jason Dela Cruz for a bigger and better show with live tapings at Strumm’s bar in Makati every Tuesday, 5 to 8 pm.

“We are very happy that Dream FM’s head, Mari Lagdameo, has given us such a great home,” said Mike Potenciano. “We are Dream’s first talk show and also the first show taped in Strumm’s. This is quite an honor and we hope that everyone will enjoy the hard work done by all.”

Car enthusiasts and sport fans can expect a highly entertaining and very informative show where the latest cars and bikes are dissected, the upcoming events are presented, and cool gadgets are discussed for anyone’s need for speed.
Words by Christopher Kho
With all the success and accolades attained by the all-new Volvo S60, the Scandinavian automaker is now making one of their best cars yet portable. By launching its own application for the iPhone and iPad, users can now customize and style their very own S60 from Volvo's online catalogue. And if you're ready to get up close and personal with the S60, the app can even book you a test drive and direct you to the nearest Volvo dealer by utilizing the device's built-in GPS function. What a convenience! Additional functions of Volvo's S60 app allows it to deliver the latest news and videos from Volvo.

"Many customers use mobile phones and internet tablets to search for information. Now we're simply ensuring that we are where our customers are, opening a window into the company," says David Holecek, man in charge for Volvo Cars' digital strategy.
Asiatype Group of Companies Press Release
Asiatype Group of Companies, the leading publisher of printed maps in the Philippines, introduces Vector - a portable Global Positioning System (GPS) device that allows even those with limited road knowledge to easily find their way around. It is the Philippines' most advanced, accurate and easy-to-use portable navigation device. 

Vector receives GPS signals from global navigation satellites that determine the device’s current location. Its electronic maps, route plotting, and turn-by-turn directions allow the user to input his intended destination for instructions on getting there from his current location.
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