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CONCESSION CHAOS?

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 3 2019    

LYNVALLE Hamilton, president of the Jamaica Used Car Dealers' Association (JUCDA), is labelling the Jamaica Customs Agency as “tardy” for its delay in processing vehicles with concessions. Read More

Eyes on the prize

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, May, 3 2019    

This is the first of a 10-part series in which t he Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine discusses and explains current automotive technology. Today, we look at Subaru's Eyesight... Read More

Photo Finish: We're ready for the road!

Friday, May, 3 2019    

PORSCHE'S New Kingston showroom was transformed into the perfect oasis for Carnival revellers ahead of Sunday's road march through the Corporate Area streets. Read More

'Proud' Bottas wins as Mercedes sweep home one-two again

Monday, April, 29 2019    

Baku, Azerbaijan (AFP) — A determined Valtteri Bottas resisted an attacking final charge by his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win yesterday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix and regain the lead in the 2019 drivers title race. Read More

MINI takes on Blue Mountains

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 26 2019    

IN one of its largest adventures to date, British marquee MINI took a contingent of specially invited guests to Holywell Recreational Park, located at the foot of Blue Mountains at the border of Portland and St Andrew, two Saturdays ago. Read More

JUTC sets up temporary terminus

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 26 2019    

STATE-RUN Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it has located a plot of land in Above Rocks, St Catherine, where its buses will now turn around following the breakaway on a section of the main road. Read More

Off to the RACES!

Friday, April, 26 2019    

The circuit racing season kicked off last Monday with the Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC) Carnival of Speed at Dover Raceway in St Ann. The event brought out the females, who came to witness the action. Read More

Great start to season

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, April, 26 2019    

ORGANISERS of Easter Monday's Carnival of Speed are pleased with the circuit racing opener, which was held at the Dover Raceway in St Ann.The meet, put on by Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JRDC), had an exciting 14-race card. Read More

Maximum excitement on MINI trip

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

Last Saturday saw a convoy of MINI motorcars making the trek from Kingston to Holywell Recreational Park in the cool Blue Mountains. Hosted by ATL Automotive, local dealers of the MINI brand, the outing was one of breathtaking views and entertaining activities. Read More

Carnival of speed 2019 schedule of events

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

QUALIFYING & RACING - MONDAY APRIL 22, 2019Start Event Comments8:00 AM WARM UP ALL CARS WARM UP SESSIONS8:35 AM Motorcycle Exhibition8:55 AM GENERAL MANDITORY DRIVERS BRIEFING8:55 AM NATIONAL ANTHEM Read More

Let the Race Begin!

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 18 2019    

CIRCUIT-RACING season begins on Easter Monday with Carnival of Speed scheduled for Dover Raceway in St Ann.Event organisers Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) are upbeat ahead of the meet. Read More

New Kia fleet for ATL

Monday, April, 15 2019    

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart (third left) with members of the ATL Montego Bay team (from left) Winston Simpson, regional technical supervisor; Andre Williams, senior technician; Bradford Wong, branch manager; Adrian Irving, senior technician; and Christopher... Read More

Offroading on the Farm reaping success

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 12 2019    

OFFROADING on the Farm: Stage 3 held at Brighton River in St Elizabeth on Sunday was the biggest of the fledgling competition to date. The series began July last year. Read More

JAA academy creating safer drivers

Friday, April, 12 2019    

Learner drivers can acquire competent road safety skills, in addition to the requirements for passing their driving tests, at the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) Driving Academy, says Lundie Martin, driving school coordinator. Read More

J'cans win Rally T&T

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 12 2019    

JAMAICA'S Kyle Gregg and co-driver Marcia Dawes were the toast of Rally Trinidad held in the twin island republic last weekend. They were part of a five-team contingent dubbed Team Jamaica. Gregg, 30, said he was elated at his first rally victory. Read More



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