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Gore, Summerbell Jr on the mend

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 26 2017    

TOP-TIER racing car drivers Doug “Hollywood” Gore and David Summerbell Jr are recuperating at home following Sunday's horrific crash at the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Invasion race meet held at Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Westmoreland last... Read More

Fatal crash leaves onlookers wide-eyed in amazement

Monday, May, 22 2017    

Up to late yesterday, the police had still not identified the man who crashed into a garbage truck along Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Seaview Gardens and Riverton City, and died on the spot.Police reported yesterday morning that a man... Read More

Full speed ahead for Carib Invasion

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 19 2017    

THE Seaboard Marine Caribbean Invasion race meet scheduled for JamWest Speedway in Westmoreland is still on track for this weekend.The event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.“The teams have their rain tyres and... Read More

Nissan NV350: Practical, strong and dependable

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 19 2017    

The 2017 Nissan NV350 doesn't stray far from its roots which made it a consistent favourite in the commercial van market.It's human reflex to grab a box when wanting to move a significant group of items. This isn't lost on... Read More

Misir debuts in her

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Female racers are currently thin on ground in local motorsports. So when 19-year-old Sara Misir made her debut at Dover Raceway, St Ann for the Jamaica Race Drivers Club Total Lubricants' Carnival of Speed recently with her steed of choice, the humble but... Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Fresh face for Toyota Corolla

Friday, May, 19 2017    

The 2017 Toyota Corolla has gotten a fresh makeover. Its most prominent detail is the bold refreshed front visage. Its elongated, swept-back headlamp clusters are adorned with LED daytime running lights and, in combination with a resculpted bumper, including an... Read More

WHEN WATER IS EVERYWHERE

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 19 2017    

MOTORISTS are being advised to exercise care when travelling on the island's road network, especially during this period of inclement weather.The warning is coming from Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining. He... Read More

Beenie Man endorses road safety

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

Grammy -winning deejay Beenie Man threw his full support behind the 9th annual staging of the Jamaica Driver & Traffic Safety Expo, which is scheduled for the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew on June 24.The... Read More

Safety matters — Buckling up during pregancy

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

FOR soon-to-be moms, the discomfort of driving themselves around may lend itself to not wanting to buckle up. However, safety should never take a back seat when it comes to you and your precious cargo.Tanya Clarke, 29, said it was extremely... Read More

PM Holness says slow down

Friday, May, 12 2017    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness said that the upcoming revised Road Traffic Act will take into consideration more safety features and that the Government will be looking at the implementation of technology in managing traffic, such as a camera system for tracking the speed of... Read More

Gregg continues climb

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 12 2017    

Kyle Gregg continued his push to the top as he grabbed his second victory in the Drivers Rallysport Club's Sprint two, dubbed Lydford Rewind, at Lydford Mines in St Ann last Sunday.“We have been unbeaten for the first... Read More

Powtronic giving the details

BY KESI ASHER Observer writer | Friday, May, 12 2017    

CLEANING the interior of your car is just as important as having a well-polished ex terior. It helps the car retain that showroom finish, while removing dust and dirt from those hard-to-reach helps the vehicle to operate at its maximum level of... Read More

Bikers crank up for Sizzla

Saturday, May, 6 2017    

SEVERAL of Jamaica's top bike crews were on show at Crank Up bike festival held at Gee Wee Restaurant & Lounge on South Camp Road in Kingston, on Sunday.The event, sponsored by Superior Parts Limited, was the brainchild of entertainer... Read More

Porsche marks Jamaican milestone

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 5 2017    

GEORGE Wills, president and managing director of Porsche Latin America, Inc, labelled Porsche's coming to Jamaica as a milestone.He was speaking at the opening of Porsche's City Centre showroom in New Kingston, last Saturday.“This... Read More

VIDEO: Porsche puts on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 5 2017    

THUNDEROUS applause and cheers drowned the bustling sounds of Kingston's commercial district as the ribbon to the Porsche City Centre showroom were sheared last Saturday.It was ATL Automotive's official opening of its latest dealership. Read More



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