- Gaby Dela Merced
- Current Team
- Tecpro Idemitsu Racing
YEARS IN RACING:
WHAT CLASSES IN MOTORSPORT HAVE YOU DO YOU COMPETED IN?
Touring, Formula BMW Asia, Asian F3
DO YOU HAVE ANY SPONSORS OR PERSONS YOU WANT TO THANK FOR THEIR SUPPORT?
HOW DID YOU GET YOUR STARTED IN MOTOR RACING?
I grew up with older brothers. Barbie’s weren’t popular, video games were. I naturally gravitated towards video games
WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT?
P1 slammed me to the wall on the 1st turn and my windshield broke. we were given a 30 min restart. my whole team said my race was over. i didn’t listen and found a replacement at a junkshop and taped it back with seconds to spare. started from the pit (last) instead of P2. managed to move up to 4th. I didn’t place in this but it’s been my most memorable since
DO YOU HAVE ANY FAMILY MEMBERS THAT ALSO RACE?
BESIDES RACING, WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES ARE YOU INVOLVED IN?
Art, Biking, Flag Football and Freediving
DO YOU SET GOALS FOR YOURSELF IN RACING? IF SO, WHAT ARE THEY?
WHATS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
I can eat bulalo everyday
TELL US ABOUT SOMEONE WHO INSPIRES YOU, OR IS A MENTOR TO YOU.
I’m a big Senna fan
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT RACING ?
It’s a sport wherein chaos and precision come together. It’s like a dance while playing high speed chess.
IF YOU WON A MILLION DOLLARS, AND HAD TO SPEND IT IN 24 HOURS WHAT WOULD YOU SPEND IT ON?
Dinner with Heston Blumenthal in outer space