Mototesto Overland Equipment, in cooperation with Petron Philippines, brings you the first 2022 Petron Philippine Overland Expedition: Pacific Coast Challenge, simultaneous with the 6th Philippine Overland Expo.
Philippine Overland Expedition Details
The event will be a 5-day affair starting on October 12 until October 16, 2022. The event will feature 30 teams competing for the grand prize of PHP 1,000,000.
The expedition flag-off will take place at the LausGroup Event Centre in San Fernando, Pampanga, and participants will be traveling a 285-kilometer-long stretch that will end in General Nakar, Quezon. The teams shall garner points based on the completion of quests across the trail, with 160 kilometers of asphalt road, and 120 kilometers of gravel, sand, mud, rocky paths, and river crossings.
The team with the highest score at the finish line will be declared as the country’s first-ever Petron Philippine Overland Expedition Champion. Celebrating with the teams at the last stop are outdoor enthusiasts and spectators at the Overland Expo. Campers will be enjoying 4-days and 3-nights of undistracted nature adventure.
Philippine Overland Expedition Registration and Requirements
Those interested in joining the 5-day expedition are expected to form a 6-man team composed of 3 4×4 vehicles. Part of the requirements is that each vehicle must be a production variant retaining at least 80% of its original body and chassis structure, and must also have a full recovery and river crossing capacity (this means, equipment such as winch and snorkels are required). Each team must also be self-reliant, bringing with them provisions such as food and water, including a power source, as well as critical vehicle spare parts and supplies that shall last them throughout the whole event.