Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI), the number one motorcycle manufacturer of the Philippines, recently awarded Brgy. Ginebra‘s star player, Scottie Thompson with a new CBR150R at the Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) after being hailed as the MVP of the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.
Thompson, who exhibited amazing skills on the court, proves to be instrumental in helping Ginebra win the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup, their first title in 21 years. The 25-year-old, who showed impressive talent all throughout the season, said that he shares this success with their fans.
“Sobrang saya. Hindi lang para sa amin pero para na rin sa mga fans. Ang tagal nilang hinintay ang championship na ‘to. We’re really grateful to be a part of this history,” said Thompson. [I am extremely happy. Not only for us but also for the fans. They waited for this championship for a long time. We’re really grateful to be a part of this history.]
Thompson also shared that he is still overwhelmed after being named the Finals MVP. “Hindi ako makapaniwala kasi ang daming deserving [players.] All of my hard work really paid off so, I feel blessed,” he added.
[I still can’t believe it, especially since there are so many deserving [players.] All of my hard work really paid off, so I feel blessed.]
The Davao del Sur native, who was also named the 2014 NCAA MVP during his college basketball at the University of Perpetual Help, said that it was his family and fans who helped him with his journey. As for the aspiring athletes who wish to achieve their dreams, Thompson said that everything starts with hard work and practice.
“Like PBA, HPI has been a brand that constantly touches on the lives of Filipinos, from all walks of life. That is why we are extremely happy to extend our support to talents like Thompson who work hard to achieve their ONE DREAM,” said Mr. Jomel Jerez, General Manager and Department Manager for Motorcycle Business Planning Department. “We hope that Scottie Thompson gets to take his new CBR150R for a unique riding experience, especially with its outstanding features, sporty look, and sleek style.”
The new CBR150R features a total aggressive design with sleek and sporty exterior reflected in its new racing-inspired stripes, an aggressive sporty full-cowl design, and a new color variant, Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic. It also boasts of its MotoGP DNA, 150cc Liquid-Cooled DOHC, 6-Speed Engine and advanced safety features such as the Bank Angle Sensor, which automatically switches off the engine when it reaches a near-fall angle. Unrivaled in power and speed, this superbike is a force to be reckoned with on the road.
HPI’s partnership with PBA is attuned to their vision of bringing the joy of mobility to the Filipino people. This is in line with the company’s campaign, ONE DREAM, which imparts how HPI will be there every step of the way for Filipinos to achieve their dreams.