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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

Photo Finish: Sweet Sensation

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine, hosted the fourth round of the Asphalt Assault dexterity series last Sunday. While the motor vehicle action was blistering, our lens managed to capture these genuine “sweeties” at the occasion. Read More


By Balford Henry Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

SINCE September, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has stepped up its campaign against privately owned public passenger transport operators who are breaching the current Road Traffic Act (RTA).It is interesting that, across two Administrations, successive governments have failed... Read More

Dexterity takes spotlight on Sunday

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 4 2019    

TRU-JUICE Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine, will be the venue for Asphalt Assault: Dirt Splurt on Sunday. However, the final showdown will be in Montego Bay. Read More

Safety workshop on October 30

Friday, October, 4 2019    

Grennell's Driver Safety Training and Services will be hosting its 'On the Road, On the Job International Safety Workshop' at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston on October 30. Read More

Kyle Gregg is King

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, October, 4 2019    

THE team of Kyle Gregg and Marcia Dawes took victory at the first Drivers' Rallysport Club (DRC) rally for the year. Dubbed the Rally of the Kings, it took place in Bog Walk, St Catherine, on September 29. Read More

For the love of Jeep

Friday, October, 4 2019    

Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG) recently unveiled the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL, to much fanfare. The occasion took place at the waterfront in downtown Kingston. Here are some pictures we captured from the event for your reading pleasure. Read More

McConnell in seventh heaven

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 4 2019    

RACE-car driver Fraser McConnell continued his run of success in the Americas Rallycross (ARX) ARX2 Championship by winning the seventh round of the series at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, last Saturday. Read More

MINI Countryman JCW: Sports car of SUVs

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 27 2019    

CAN the family sport utility vehicle (SUV) be a sports car? The 2020 MINI Countryman John Cooper Works (JCW) says it can. This is achieved by incorporating the trademarked go-kart driving feel the MINI 3- and 5-door models are known for. Read More

Total fuels students' future

Friday, September, 27 2019    

FRENCH petroleum-marketing company, Total Jamaica, last Tuesday committed its continuation of providing opportunities for Jamaican youngsters, after presenting first-year University of the West Indies (UWI) students, Shemar Findley and Anatassia Balfour, with 6,000-euro scholarships to study in... Read More

Let good sense prevail, says Vegas

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, September, 27 2019    

Mr Vegas is urging drivers of the State-run bus service, Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), and cab operators to let good sense prevail. Read More

Petal blooms for road safety

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 20 2019    

HANOVER is known for its long stretch of white sand beaches, sugar cane, and proliferation of motorcycles. Petal Gayle, 26, is one of those motorcycle drivers. Read More


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