Navy-Standard rules Ronda's Stage 6 team trial
MANILA -- Navy-Standard Insurance unleashed its full might as it topped the Stage 6 Team Time Trial to pull away from the pack in the overall team race of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2017 that started at the Camsur Watersports Complex in Pili and ended at the San Jose City Hall in Camarines Sur on Tuesday.
Executing their plan to perfection, the Navymen posted the fastest time in 1 hour, 8 minutes and 16 seconds to rule in the 46.6-km lap and continue to widen their huge lead with a total time of 72:48:47.
A Cris Joven-led Kinetix Lab-Army checked in at second in the stage, while Go for Gold, Bike Extrme and Ilocos Sur followed suit at third, fourth and fifth spots with clockings of 1:11:25, 1:11:51, :1:12:07 and 1:13:04, respectively.
Go for Gold, skippered by Ronnel Hualda and coached by his wife Eds, is at No. 2 overall with an aggregate clocking of 73:09:42, or a little over 20 minutes off the pace.
Kinetix Lab-Army is at No. 3 with 73:21:41.
Navy captain Lloyd Lucien Reynante said he was satisfied with the overall performance of the team.