Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant in London today. Read more

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Hamilton hopes to avoid hit-man Verstappen in Texas showdown

Thursday, October, 31 2019    

Mexico City, Mexico (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton hopes to steer clear of Max Verstappen at next weekend's United States Grand Prix in Texas, where he aims to clinch his sixth drivers' world championship. Read More

Hamilton's hopes fade after Mexico practice flop

Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Mexico City, Mexico (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton's hopes of wrapping up his sixth drivers world title this weekend dimmed on Friday when he languished in fifth place behind Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari, after a second free practice at the Mexican Grand... Read More

Bigger, better Off Roading on the Farm this weekend

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 25 2019    

Staying true to his promise to make each instalment of Off Roading on the Farm bigger and better, event organiser Troy Bernard has moved to a two-day format for this weekend's event at Brighton River in St Elizabeth. Read More

The Porsche PDK

Friday, October, 25 2019    

Welcome to a second in our ten part series of articles where Auto discusses, and explains, current automotive technology. This time it is the Porsche double-clutch transmission which is correctly referred to as the Porsche PDK (Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe).It used to be... Read More

Beautiful Brighton River

Friday, October, 25 2019    

The scenic Brighton River in St Elizabeth will again be venue for popular, Off Roading on the Farm: Stage IV which begins tomorrow, October 26 and ends on Sunday October 27. Read More

BMW 330i: An invigorating driving machine

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 25 2019    

It's a constant cycle. A new 3 series is launched, rivals are launched later, boasting more and calling into question the abilities of the BMW over its production life. Then the new model is launched rendering all previous criticisms irrelevant and raising the bar. Read More

Isuzu pushes for larger slice of commercial market

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

Vehicles and Supplies Limited (VSL), dealers for the Isuzu brand of motor vehicles, is expecting that its new N-series commercial truck, launched on October 11 at the Police Officer's Club, St Andrew, will lead its attempts to increase its share of the local commercial vehicle market. Read More

A fine 'Venue'

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Magna Motors Dealership Limited, the exclusive distributors of Hyundai vehicles in Jamaica, pulled an extra surprise at its Magna Corporate Fleet Services announcement event on October 10 at the Spanish Court Worthington in New Kingston with the unveiling of its next-generation entry level sport... Read More

Vaz again

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

Lee Vaz was the top driver at Asphalt Assault: Dirt Splurt on October 6 at the Tru-Juice Orchards, Bog Walk, St Catherine, posting the fastest overall single lap for the day. Read More

New 'Venue' for Magna Motors

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

The October 10 announcement by Magna Motors Dealership Limited at the Spanish Court Worthington, New Kingston, that it would be offering corporate fleet services pulled double duty as the company also revealed the newest addition to its automotive line-up, the Venue,... Read More

LIAT celebrates 63rd anniversary despite financial woes

Friday, October, 18 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, celebrated its 63rd anniversary on Wednesday, indicating that it remains “resilient to fulfil its mandate to connect the Caribbean”. Read More

Gunning for Gregg

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

The 2018 circuit racing champion Kyle Gregg will have his hands full at Heroes of Speed on Monday, October 21, at Dover Raceway, St Ann, as the final race meet for the year has attracted plenty of interest from rivals old and new. Read More

Bottas Japan win seals sixth world title double for Mercedes

Monday, October, 14 2019    

SUZUKA, Japan (AFP) — Valtteri Bottas jumped from third to first with an electric start to win the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Read More

McConnell ready for big league

By Rory Daley Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

AMERICAS Rallycross Championship (ARX) driver and Loenbro Motorsports team manager Steve Arpin is giving 2019 ARX2 champion Fraser McConnell a nod of approval. He said McConnell is ready for the big league. Read More

Lawson in JCCC's driver's seat

Friday, October, 11 2019    

JASON Lawson is the new president of the Jamaica Classic Car Club (JCCC). He was elected at the club's annual general meeting (AGM) which took place at Curphey Place in St Andrew, on September 29. Read More



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