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DRAG RIVALS : ST ANN – HOME OF THE FASTEST MACHINES IN JAMAICA! Part 2

Competing wheels should be engaged in continuous rotation, following a responsible path to Jamwest Motorsports Park. The claim was made. Some will disagree. But, the reality is, St Ann is actually the home of some rather fast machines. Fans of the sport will not ignore the tireless effort, of for example, Seymour Anderson and his legion of speed. SEYMOUR ANDERSON! The proven 9 seconds King - Mr Evering - was nurtured and schooled in the same camp. Mr Villiers, a.ka. Spoon, was [...]

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WRC : WHO WILL WIN RALLY MONTE CARLO?

Testing is over. Rubber will meet tarmac with purposeful fury. Rally Monte Carlo, when you read this, will be thoroughly engaged in playing adrenaline's soulful notes, waging a thrilling combustion-war, as the machines shred the jam-packed Stages. The WRC never ceases to manufacture sustained delight and the 2020 season will open with a jewel - Rally Monte Carlo. Ian Fleming could not have provided more intrigue. The defending champion - Ott Tanak abandoned Toyota Gazoo Racing and snatched a seat aboard [...]

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Water Woes - How to prepare for the dry season!

Clear beautiful skies with no clouds in sight are usually a part of a description of an idyllic island setting, however there is one negative aspect of this scenario and it is the lack of rain. Although our Northern neighbours are experiencing winter right now here in Jamaica we are having mostly clear weather. However we all remember the stress that was summer when there was a seemingly unending drought. Weather forecasters are once again predicting that we will be having [...]

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Plastic Ban - how has it been affecting consumers?

It’s been a year since the Government of Jamaica instituted the law that bans the use, importation, manufacture of specific categories of single use plastic bags and plastic drinking straws. There is also a ban on the importation of expanded foam (Styrofoam). Anyone who drives past any gully across Kingston can clearly see where all those plastic bags used to end up so hopefully these new measures will assist in the efforts to keep our gullies clean. Consumers soon got used to [...]

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DRAG RIVALS : ST ANN - HOME OF THE FASTEST MACHINES IN JAMAICA! Part 1

It was not a long wait. But, for some it was too long. Gifts will be delivered early this year though and for drag racers, the only gift which can trigger a cheshire cat's appreciative grin, is one wrapped with adrenaline -  RACING! JAMWEST This weekend, at Jamaica's quickest 1320 - Jamwest Motorsports Park - drag racers will assemble for 2020's first drag racing event - Drag Rivals - World War 3! Memories of goals achieved in 2019 will demand consistency. Ambition [...]

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CIRCUIT RACING : WHY AREN'T THESE RACE-CARS IN JAMAICA?

We continue to bask in our ignorance of our unique location. Jamaica is still the largest country in the English-speaking Caribbean. Despite the macro-economic and social despair, we are a global force, a tsunami in specified areas, which defy the diminutive space we occupy. We are 600 miles - 90 minutes - from the nation which is still regarded as the world's most powerful and home to the world's largest economy. And how is this relevant to motorsport? The fact that [...]

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Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

Jamaica and Elusive GDP growth

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