'Big Mac' takes rally opener

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, August, 4 2017    

IT was a small outing as only four teams made the trek to Lydford in St Ann for the Rally of the Kings last Sunday. However, the event was not short of drama as Fraser McConnell claimed his first overall rally victory by the narrowest of margins. Read More

'Hogg-ing' the show

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, August, 4 2017    

DRAG racing shifted in high gear with an action-packed event dubbed Full Throttle 3: Summer Showdown at Vernamfield Motorsports Park in Clarendon recently.The event was hosted by National Drag Racing Circuit's (NDRC). Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Enjoying 'Q-topia'

Friday, August, 4 2017    

The 2018 Audi Q2 has created quite a stir since its launch at ATL Automotive on Oxford Road in New Kingston recently. Read More


By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, August, 4 2017    

Monday's Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Independence of Speed at Dover Raceway, St Ann, is expected to be filled with action. Read More

Road deaths for 2017 now at 205

Thursday, August, 3 2017    

THE number of people killed in motor vehicle crashes this year now stands at 205.This is, however, a 12 per cent decrease over the corresponding period last year when the figure was a shocking 233, comprising 194 males and 39 females. Read More

MINI to the Max

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

THE MINI Countryman takes the fun of a MINI and adds the functionality and practicality of a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV). Read More

Summer's hot

Friday, July, 28 2017    

The only thing hotter than the summer heat was the racing at the National Drag Racing Circuit's Full Throttle 3 held at the Vernamfield Motorsports Park in Clarendon last Sunday.Here are some of the off-track scenes.  Read More

Rallying returns to Reynolds

Friday, July, 28 2017    

Reynolds Bauxite Mines will host Sunday's second rally in the Drivers Rallysport Club's (DRC) championship series dubbed Rally of the Kings. It is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in Lydford, St Ann. Read More

Panton second in Martinique rally

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

IT was a creditable performance for the Jamaican rally pair of Jeffery Panton and Michael Fennell Jr at their first attempt at the Martinique Rallye Tour on the French-Caribbean isle last weekend. The event was won by former French Rally champion Simon... Read More

Playful, powerful Audi Q2

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

THE 2018 Audi Q2 emits a playful essence not present in the other Q series sport utility vehicles (SUV). That's a function of its target market. However, it doesn't give up the core ethos of the brand. Read More

Traffic Amnesty to start Aug 2

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, July, 21 2017    

A White Paper (Government draft policy) is to be tabled soon in the House of Representatives to facilitate a second Bill covering payment of outstanding traffic tickets over an amnesty period lasting from August 2 to October 31, 2017. Read More

Remote car club adds new class

Friday, July, 21 2017    

The JAMROCK Remote Control Car Club (JRRCCC) started its fourth season of the Island Electric Series (IES) at the Sovereign Centre on the Boulevard, Washington Boulevard in St Andrew, on Sunday. Read More

PHOTO: Drag Drag Face-Off On Sunday

Friday, July, 21 2017    

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Sunday's drag showdown

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

THE third event in the National Drag Racing Circuit's (NDRC) 2017 Full Throttle series will take place at Vernamfield in Clarendon on Sunday. Read More

The heat IS ON!

Friday, July, 21 2017    

SUMMER is on and Exotic Cars & Fashion Hot Rides Link Up turned up the heat in Portmore, St Catherine, recently. Held at the Buy Big Plaza, near the city's commercial centre, the occasion brought out several hot rides and equally hot females. Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine was on... Read More


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