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Hamilton eases to French Grand Prix win, restores championship lead

Le Castellet, France (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton roared to victory with a polished lights-to-flag drive for Mercedes in yesterday's restored French Grand Prix to regain top spot in the world championship. Read More

Kyle Gregg fires ahead
THE Drivers' Rallysport Club's (DRC)'s Sprint championship opened up with its first event, dubbed Plains of Fury, on Sunday at the Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. ... Read More

Take responsibility, says Montague
ROBERT Montague, minister of transport and mining, asked Jamaicans to take responsibility for their actions on the roadways.... Read More

High-flying
LAST Sunday was Father's Day, and it proved to be the perfect time to bring back exciting two-wheel action in the form of Motocross at DaCosta Farms in St Catherine.Hosted by Irie Racing, the occasion was Round 1 of their summer series.... Read More

Robots Rule Routes

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 22 2018    

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis says for there to be an effective public transportation system, there needs to be adequate supply of licensed PPVs (Public Passenger Vehicles). However, an analysis done by her department is showing a decline in the number of licensed... Read More

Kia's got Soul

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 15 2018    

For those not looking for the traditional sedan, sports car, or sports utility vehicle, there is the 2018 Kia Soul. Read More

Porsche marks 70th milestone

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, June, 15 2018    

JAMAICA joined the world in celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Porsche through its local dealer, ATL Automotive, in New Kingston last Saturday.ATL Motorsports is the ATL Automotive division responsible for the German-made brand. Read More

Messi Mania

Friday, June, 15 2018    

Veronica Thomas says she was “converted” to being an Argentina fan by her boyfriend and displays the country's flag on her white Nissan Mark. Read More

Royal fan

Friday, June, 15 2018    

“I'm a England fan fi years... From Gary Lineker days,” said Voncard Brown, who displays an England flag on his Mitsubishi Lancer.Lineker holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored. England won the World Cup in 1966. Read More

True blue

Friday, June, 15 2018    

Taxi driver Alton Smith makes no apology about being an Argentina supporter. The South American country's flag is proudly flown on his Toyota Corolla. Read More

Born a German

Friday, June, 15 2018    

“Me a German from birth. You nuh see mi name Hugheinz?,” asked Hugheinz Faulkner.Not only does he have a flag decorating his Toyota Wish, but he also wears a sweatband in Germany's national colours. Read More

Disabled vehicles a hazard on roads

Friday, June, 15 2018    

“REGULAR maintenance is necessary to keep vehicles in good working condition and reduce the likelihood of breakdowns,” says Duane Ellis, general manager of the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA). “A disabled vehicle on the roadway can be a hazard to the motorist himself and... Read More

Brazil, all the way!

Friday, June, 15 2018    

Kamilah Morrison is a diehard Brazilian supporter and proudly displays the flag on her 2018 Honda City. Read More

Showing our true colours

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 15 2018    

AFTER a four-year wait, the 21st FIFA World Cup kicked off to much fanfare in Russia yesterday. And despite not fielding a team in the competition since 1998, Jamaicans are not to be left out. Many boldly don the jerseys of their respective teams and fly the flags on their... Read More

BMW X2: New and Exciting

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 8 2018    

THE 2018 BMW X2 fills a space in the brand's line of sport utility vehicles. Odd numbered Xs are traditional SUVs, while even numbers are deemed sports activity coupes. The latter boast coupe-like slopes to their rear quarters, a design language brought to the SUV segment by BMW with the... Read More



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