McConnell, Misir enter competition this weekend
Jamaica's race driver Sara Misir.

Jamaica's flagship race car drivers Fraser McConnell and Sara Misir will be in action this weekend in Europe.

McConnell will compete in the Swedish leg of the Nitro RX Series, while Misir will face the grid in rounds 15 to 18 of the GT Cup at Silverstone Circuit in the United Kingdom. Both events are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

McConnell occupies first place in the combustion engine supercar class, but hopes to better his fourth place in the Group E electric class. He is joined in Group E by four-time Rallycross world champion Johan Kristofferson.

Fraser thinks this is an excellent opportunity to learn from his teammate.

"I will be all eyes and ears learning from Johan since he's a four-time world champion. I'll use him as a benchmark to measure my performance and progress," he said.

Sara Misir and teammate Steph Sore, who crossed the group finish line in eighth place in round 13 before having mechanical issues in round 14, will be looking to rebound at Silverstone.

"It feels surreal to compete at Silverstone; it is such a popular F1 circuit. We have been testing a few days now, and we're aiming for a strong start, which is important for us," she said.

Action from the NitroRX will be live on SportsMax, while the GT Cup is available on YouTube.

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