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Published:Sunday | May 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

After last weekend's successful running of the first leg of the 2016 Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Jamwest Speedway in Little London, Westmoreland, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange said...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

The thousands of diehard motorsport fans who turned out last weekend at the Jamwest Speedway in Little London, Westmoreland, left with an appetite for more circuit racing and eager for more action.At first, nobody knew which of the Jamaicans would...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Six years ago, the tough-talking Camille 'Sandy' Coke was regarded as one of the most influential women of the troubled and poverty-stricken West Kingston community, where she and her siblings grew up.So, when the security forces were sent to...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Camille 'Sandy' Coke is saddened by the ongoing bloodletting in her community of west Kingston and she believes that God has spoken to her about seeking the help of the police to bring an end to the violence there."If I could get the police to host...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

In Grammy Award winner Jimmy Cliff's song The Harder They Come, which is also the title of the 1972 movie Cliff stars in, he sings "the harder they come, the harder they fall, one and all.....

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Jamaica will make another attempt to take back the regional circuit racing title, when they host Guyana, Barbados, Trinidad and the Cayman Islands in the first leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). It gets under way next weekend at...

Published:Wednesday | May 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Overwhelmed with the task of quelling the bloodletting in the violence-torn community of Denham Town, west Kingston, three heavily armed policemen, clad in blue denim, walked into the Regent Street Seventh-day Adventist Church Saturday morning, just...

Published:Sunday | May 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Some go-kart stars of yesteryear are back, and so, too, are diehard motorsport fans who have begun packing the grandstand at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, once again.For some competitors, last Sunday's race meet was a memorable...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

He flew into the island yesterday morning, quietly full of confidence and ready to renew rivalry at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, today.It has been seven years since Andrew Simmons raced at the go-kart track and he is not in...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Though not much is known about the country's most-wanted man, Marlon 'Duppy Film' Perry, the police are insisting that he is public enemy number one, armed and considered to be extremely dangerous.But who is 'Duppy Film'?Head of Area 5, Assistant...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

American poet Mattie Stepanek once said that unity is strength and when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. This is the approach that newly-elected president of the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club (JMMC). John...

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Punching the air and imitating gunshots, hundreds of motorsport fans celebrated as David Summerbell's Total Lubricants sponsored Mitsubishi Evolution 8 crossed the finish line ahead of Doug Gore's Audi TT and Kyle Gregg's Radical in the first of...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Tomorrow, what has been dubbed the fiercest circuit racing rivalry over the past 15 years unfolds at the Dover Raceway, St. Ann, as Kyle Gregg, Doug Gore, David Summerbell, Peter Rae, Chris Campbell and other drivers clash in the Thundersport II...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Since her teenage years, Monique Gibbs has had a heart of speed and the passion for motorsport. Well known for her loyalty, dedication, and commitment to the sport, the Immaculate Conception High School graduate has been transformed from a drag...

Published:Wednesday | March 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

"What would you say if I beat you at Dover?" Kyle Gregg jokingly shouted across the showroom to Doug Gore.With a broad grin, Gore told the scores of diehard motor-sports fans that he would respond to Gregg's question when they clash at the Dover...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Today, Doug Gore, David Summerbell, Peter Rae, Mike Simmons, Garth Genus and other go-kart standouts will clash at the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, in what may be regarded as a precursor to next weekend's showdown at the Dover Raceway...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

As he comes out of retirement today and returns to the go-kart track, an emotional Mike Simmons will do so alone. In his association with the sport for more than two decades he has always been accompanied to the races by his spouse, Daisy Reynolds....

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

With Total Lubricants as title sponsor, the fiery rivalry and nail-biting moments of former years seem set to return to the Palisadoes International Raceway, Kingston, in 2016. A host of former stars, including Doug Gore, Christopher Issa and Mike...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Nine year-old Ryan Lue developed an appetite for motorsport, after watching his father, Craig, competing on the Vernamfield, Clarendon, drag racing circuit.This taste was whetted two years ago when Ryan accompanied his parents to the Palisadoes...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

If newly elected Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) president David Summerbell and his cabinet implement their plans quickly, 2016 may be an eventful and outstanding go-karting season. Among the team's list of priorities is the proposal of hosting a...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

NEW YORK, United States:He has been transformed from a member of the United States Army, who fought on the frontlines in Iraq, to now a humble reggae artiste, joining a growing list of others on a spiritual journey, testifying to people about the...

Published:Monday | December 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

While the Inspectorate Of Constabulary (IOC) has commenced investigations into Saturday's jailbreak at the Spanish Town Police Station's lock-up, head of Area 5, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Derrick 'Cowboy' Knight has issued an early...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Regional rally drivers are now considering Jeffrey Panton's proposal to organise and plan an annual Caribbean Rally Championship which, if it takes off, could attract hundreds of tourists to the region."After the prize-giving on Monday (November 30...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Though she did not get a podium finish in the FIA/NACAM/JMMC Rally Jamaica 2015 event, former Campion College schoolgirl, Michelle Laidlaw, has vowed to continue carrying the torch for women by representing the gender in the various disciplines of...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMGlenroy Sinclair

Veteran rally expert, Simon Jean Joseph, gave his Jamaican counterparts alesson in rallying while manoeuvring the wet, slippery and challenging terrain, of the FIA/NACAM/JMMC Rally Jamaica 2015 event, whichclimaxed last Sunday.The French national...

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