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THE JRDC'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Part 3 - KYLE GREGG VS JAMIE JAMES

The awards ceremony for the classified event at Dover was held on Wednesday. One driver who is possibly more criticized than any other is Jamie James. It is widely felt that Jamie has a machine capable of pulling a TA-1 on Kyle's Radical. It is also felt that Jamie's limitations as a driver is what is responsible for the machine not being able to wrestle victories from Kyle. KYLE 'SPEEDY' GREGG At the Independence of Speed, Kyle claimed superiority rather [...]

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THE JRDC'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Part 2 - OLIVER TOWNSEND

Despite The Independence of Speed being classified - TOP SECRET and only a select few were privy to its date of occurrence, the small contingent of fans who made the trip could not honestly locate issues of complaint re the racing which occurred. DOUG GORE In an era when the traditional stars of Dover - David Summerbell Jr. and Doug Gore - for myriad reasons, are consistently absent from the grid, other opportunistic drivers have happily grabbed the moment. That narrative was [...]

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THE BEST MOTORSPORT SHOW ON EARTH !

The debate, like promises comforting fools, will never end. Which event do you think is the best motorsport show on Earth? What do you think about this one? THE BEST MOTORSPORT SHOW ON EARTH! WRC MACHINES CAN JUMP! WRC drivers leave their sack of nuts at home. Clearly! If you drive for the team that has Tommi Makinen as its Team Principal and the event is held in the team's backyard you are out of options - you must win the event! TANAK RULES IN [...]

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CIRCUIT RACING : THE JRDC'S BEST KEPT SECRET ! Part 1

Peter Moodie Snr. was several forks away from finishing his meal - curried conch. I was still engaged in indecision. He offered his opinion - "Everything here is good" he said. The fact that all of the curried conch had disappeared from its container was ringing endorsement for the words he uttered. I was convinced. I ordered steamed fish. While I waited for my meal I tried a portion of fried lobster. The cordial, charming chef/vendor was more than willing to [...]

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DRAG RIVALS 3 - JAMWEST UNDER SIEGE! Part 3

WAYLON SIMMONDS At Drag Rivals 3 there were significant achievements, one of which was claimed by Waylon. Waylon is the pilot of the white fighter jet (Honda Civic EG) shown earlier. The machine, according to Waylon, is a product from a parish that has emerged as a powerhouse in the drag racing fraternity - St Ann. The machine was built by 'Spoon' (Ocho Rios, St. Ann) and it wears a few of his trademarks - he frowns on electronic aids and dismisses [...]

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DRAG RIVALS 3 JAMWEST UNDER SIEGE! Part 2

Heatwave everywhere. Temperatures floating at 40+ degrees celsius! Stay cool friends. There is absolutely no doubt that Gary Hurlock a.k.a. 'ZED ZED BOSS' a.k.a. 'Bossy D' is Westmoreland's most popular drag racing figure. A son of the west's soil, 'Bossy D' with his acute non-yielding wit which he fortifies with a sleeper-machine. His machine, a police-shape Corolla has a docile exterior but it is really a piranha in disguise! And when released the machine is a Type R's recurring nightmare. BOSSY D But, [...]

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