Author : cmunroe

Humans have inherent abilities to adapt to any situation they are confronted with. Covid-19 imposed lock-down restrictions and curfew settings. But, heard somewhere in a Bob Marley song – “When one door is closed, when one door is closed, many more is open!”

Andre Anderson is undoubtedly one of the best circuit racing drivers ever to rev around Dover’s 1.6. Circuit racing fans know and adore him. His tenacity is legendary. His strident pace and unflinching ability, when viewed first-hand, trigger an adrenaline-tsunami throughout the typically packed stands at Dover Raceway. Kyle ‘Speedy’ Gregg had valid reasons to fear him.

And if that was not enough, some observant males would possibly tell you that the icing on the cake is the fact that a permanent feature of the Anderson camp is the presence of a bevy of nubile princesses, who are usually appropriately attired in provocative attire and they (the ladies) would cheer and scream as Andre rocketed around the track.

Many moons ago, on a crisp Jamaican afternoon, at Jamaica’s drag racing Mecca – Vernamfield – Andre’s repertoire gained insurmountable prominence when – competing at a drag racing event for the first time – yes, for the first time – despite his admitted ignorance of the nuances of the discipline, Andre dismembered the shell-shocked warriors in the 10 seconds class!

When the bits of spent rubber settled, Andre Anderson left Vernamfield with the 10 seconds class title and immeasurable lbs of turbocharged respect !

But, what do you really know about Andre Anderson?

Thanks to 876 Streets, we are provided with an opportunity to learn more about a quiet giant of Jamaican motorsports.


Cecil Munroe Gleaner On-Line Writer

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