Was a member of the Gwapings, a teen group that became well-known after two movie releases and a television show. Started racing cars for Tom's Sports International Corporation, the racing arm of Toyota, in 1996. Launched his new motor sports team Yllana Racing in 2013. Placed sixth in the 2014 Korean Super Race Championship held in Yongnam. He is the first Filipino race car driver to compete in the championship.