Get to know our Phoenix Pulse YDP Celebrity Racers: Vitto Marquez and Kim Baranda

The newest pulse-racing web series Phoenix Pulse Young Driver’s Program-Celebrity Showdown’s aired its 1st episode last week and the fans can’t wait to witness our 8 celebrity racers!

Just like actor and performer Vitto Marquez, who is known for showing his dancing skills on ABS-CBN’s “It’s Showtime” as part of the boy group “ Hashtags”. 

Vitto probably has the most experience in ESports as part of the Valorant team and Counter Strike Double Offensive pro team back in 2016. But in terms of virtual racing, he has no experience.

Also ready to face the challenges as a celebrity racer is Pinoy Big Brother Alumna Kim Baranda, who is now making her mark as an influencer with over 300,000 followers on Instagram.

“This is really nerve-wracking after 7 years, to be joining another competition  with fellow celebrities and other people.” she shared during the  1st episode.

Kim also revealed that the only racing experience that she had is Go Karting which she does during the weekends with her mom, TV Host Phoemela Baranda.

“I am so happy to be racing with other people in the track naman.” she said.

Vitto and Kim are now ready to get their game faces on and compete on Phoenix Pulse Young Driver’s Program-Celebrity Showdown in the next episodes so mark the following dates: 

2nd episode: June 18

3rd episode: June 25

4th episode: July 2

5th episode: July 9

Watch the pulse-racing web series on Phoenix Petroleum’s Facebook page ( and Youtube channel (, with replays on the Limitless App.

You can also catch the action on Tuason Racing’s Facebook page ( tuasonracing)

 The Phoenix PULSE Young Driver’s Program-Celebrity Showdown is made possible through Phoenix Petroleum,  Tuason Racing, GITI-Tires, Family Mart and LIMITLESS, with special thanks to Peugeot Philippines, Apex Sim Racing and Clark International Speedway.

Phoenix Pulse Young Drivers Program Celebrity Showdown Episode 1

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