CASTROL-Yokohama Champion driver Iñigo Anton remains among the country’s promising karter.
Anton recently took home the National Formula Cadet Expert Championship during the recently concluded 9th round of the National Championship held at the Carmona Race Track.
The Baguio boy racing scion took the pole position and never looked back and finished the race with a time of 51.375 seconds to win the race.
Anton earlier won in Palawan, Carmona and a runner - up finish during the Asian Karting Open Championship during the 5th round of the championship series won by Singaporean Aidan Quek.
The son of racing legend Carlos, Anton also finished third overall in the Mini Rok National Championship behind overall winner Jarred Kim of Korea and Zack David of the Philippines.
Anton missed the 4th round of the Mini Rok Championship in Palawan last May to give his valedictory speech during his graduation rites.
“I really enjoyed racing this year. I got to join two divisions and won in a lot of races. This Formula Cadet Expert National Championship is really special and I thank all my sponsors for helping me achieve this,” said the 12–year–old Anton.
Anton, who raced the two championships on board Kart Plaza-Kilton prepared Kosmic and SQ karts also finished 2nd runner-up in the Asian Karting Open Championship which culminated last December in Macau.
“Iñigo already has two national championships under his belt and he is only 12–years–old, we are all so proud of him,” added multiple national champion and father Carlos Anton.
Anton is backed by Castrol, Yokohama, Kilton, Kart Plaza, Mark Young Racing, Cars Unlimited, Ross Jackes, Edgesport, Mohspeed, Worksbell-Japan, Special Stage and JSD Autosport. (Roderick Osis)