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Stories by Mickella Anderson

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

It has been a little over 10 years since Roan Jones built the engine for the vehicle he later went on to assemble on his own - the same ride he is proudest of today."Building your own car and competing with it, trust me, you have so many butterflies...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

His 2005 Mitsubishi Evolution IX doubles as a standout competitor on the racing scene and as his everyday vehicle that takes him to and from his nine-to-five, affording him the best of both worlds.Patrick Patterson told Automotives, "It's the car...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

She has raced competitively in her career and is now a key administrator in the local motorsports fraternity, but for this champion, her greatest reward has been, simply, becoming a mom. "I actually enjoy being a mother I think I have a really good...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Hagley Park Road is famous for being home to several car dealerships and auto-parts shops, but one young business is still hell-bent on making its mark right there.BM Auto Sales is the name of the company whose letterhead will show '24 Hagley Park...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:42 AMMickella Anderson

​A mother to a young son and a career woman with a steady 9 to 5 cannot nearly complete the list of roles played by Monique Gibbs. The secretary for Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) and President of Dover Raceway, Gibbs is one of the many females...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:05 AMMickella Anderson

After many years working in a complex and often versatile field, head of the Fleet and Commercial Department at Magna Motors, Andrew Channer, if questioned, would say that he has never worked a day in his life. That's because for him, auto sales is...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

He has been holding a drag race record for well over a decade and today, Bryn Morgan remains confident, still owning what's perhaps rightfully his."That is the seven and a half seconds record. It's been about 15 or 16 years and nobody has come near...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

He was just a spectator before it all began. Passing by Sovereign Centre on Washington Boulevard, he saw the small cars being operated by careful drivers. He was intrigued.For Lascelles Ellis, a like for all things automotive began as early as...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:02 AMMickella Anderson

Kirk McGregor knew he needed something more in a car. He couldn't - refused to - settle with 'ordinary' and, so, what he drives today is something he describes as...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

For Mark Bogie, a love for dirt biking is something that cannot be contained and has allowed him to extend himself in service to the younger generation as a teacher of all things dirt bikes.He told Automotives, "I've been riding since Papine...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

He was just five years old when he mounted his first bike."It was a CRF50 - a semi-automatic - so it had no clutch on the handle bar. My father taught me how to ride it. It was the best thing because in that time, which was a hurricane season, we...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Good times and tan lines is a combination best served aboard a 69-foot catamaran sailing off to an island of just white sand surrounded by crystal-clear waters. With that said, for your next adventure, set sail with Andrew Gallimore's Loose Cannon...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

There is a reason that 33-year-old Nick Lue is often chased by onlookers to have his picture taken.Lue is the driver of a bright yellow 1995 Honda Civic EG that is every bit a standout on the road for obvious reasons - he calls it 'The Pineapple...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Four-time champion at Dover Raceway, Junior Barnes, can rightfully boast that greatness runs in his genes.That's because at eighteen years old, Barnes's son, Nicholas, has already made a name for himself across several categories within the local...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Eighteen years of hard work has yielded satisfactory results for Paul MacKay, the owner of a now-restored 1934 Chevrolet pickup truck. The one and a half ton vehicle...

Published:Thursday | May 18, 2017 | 12:40 AMMickella Anderson

Having entertained a variety of overseas audiences visiting the island, the Cuttin' Edge band is projecting that its future might reflect much of its current pastime.Based at Jewels, Paradise Cove in St Ann, the melodic group of six has been blazing...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Judging from the popularity of ad campaigns spanning various local districts, it seems by now that most Jamaicans have noted the rebranding from Jamaica Yellow Pages to Yello. Although the company's interactive and innovative mobile app, launched in...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

'When you love what you do, you never have to work a day in your life' is the mantra that best guides Ready TV's Andre-Marc Peart. Juggling 16- and 18-hour shifts, the 32-year-old IT/IP broadcast engineer says, "It's fun for me. I'm excited about IT...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Ihenyen Ejodame is the writer behind the series of children's books that follow a fun-loving and adventurous turtle, Bintah.Since moving to Jamaica seven years ago, the Africa-born author has written three books in the Bintah series and is looking...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMickella Anderson

Say hello to your new virtual wallet. It's lightweight, convenient and always in your pocket. That's because it is your phone.Introducing GK MPay, GraceKennedy Money Services' newest innovation, making money more mobile and giving consumers...

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