While most of you were tucked away under your blankets on Sunday, the Trinidad and Tobago Karting Association hosted its third even of the 2013 season. Despite overcast skies and a wet track, this race meet was the most successful for the year. Karters came out in their numbers and we saw the return of several racers who have been absent from the sport for some time.Full Story
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The day began with a 7am call time at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. 4×4’s and SUV’s of every imaginable shape and size were gearing up for a taste of the TOTAL Trailblazers 4×4 3rd Annual All Terrain Challenge event. Once again our TriniTuner Media Crew was treated to the use of a Polaris off-road, roll caged, tractor-tyred dune buggy with racing seats and a cooler strapped to the back thanks to TOTAL Lubricants and Meguiar’s Car Care Products to ensure we got the best vantage points along the way!Full Story
Side B held an open-invitational obstacle course event where competitors were classed into two groups: Novice (i.e. stock vehicles) and Professional (i.e. Modified for heavy off-road). The planning and prep for this event took a few months, with several ideas and contributions from the group, finally solidifying into a grand event: A specially-built off-road course, hosted in a limestone quarry in Williamsville, Tabaquite. The quarry owners – Dookeran’s Quarry, were only too happy to oblige and host such an event.Full Story
The 6th round of the TTKA championship resumed at its usual arena the ARC carpark . The weather again was up to its mischief , firstly with hot sun then a thunderous downpour and finallly to a cool overcast condition with a rapidly drying track. Qualifying was done with the sun out but the track still wet. Pole positions went to Jonmysay Sant ( MiniMax), Frankie Boodram ( Cadet), Shiva Supersad (Rotax Junior) , Haymant Singh (100cc), Reza Ali (Rotax International), Ryan Peyrau( Rotax Masters). All the competitors gave a great effort in qualifying , but special mention should be given to Haymant Singh who put down a masterful drive in a very slippery and tricky track.Full Story
Drag & Wind #5 was successfully executed on Sunday 24th June at ARC Car Park. We always speak of the mix of competitors and cars that can and have been able to participate in this type of Event. And another major plus, is, in spite of Rain, the event goes on. When there is just too much we do shut down the timing system for safety and to avoid damage to the electronics, but the major issue is the delay that inevitably occurs.Full Story
The Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company (TDC) International Surf Festival 2012 (ISF12) was blessed with a weekend of excellent waves, beautiful weather, great entertainment, and most importantly world class performance surfing. The Surfing Association of Trinidad and Tobago hosted the event and welcomed surfers and officials from Australia, Barbados, Jamaica, United States, and Venezuela.Full Story
Meguiar’s TnT held its 1st annual Car Crazy Show at the Centre of Excellence. On hand at this prestigious event were TnT’s most Car Crazy people, ready to showcase their skills to the entire country and the world. The Orange and Black Arden Range Rover Sport prepared by 2k Kolour Kollection has been chosen as TnT’s Best to represent Trinidad & Tobago at the Meguiar’s International Showcase at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.Full Story
We must comment on the classification of cars in our D&W Championship competition. We now have a very good indication of times being run by most competitors, and can clearly see who should be in the A Class, and who should be in B. This, after deliberately NOT declaring any breakout limit at the last Event.Full Story
Cadet Class saw the young Frankie Boodram take full points on the day, winning all three heats , followed by Mathew Phillips and 3rd Rossi Lochan.
In the Minimax class, it was Enrique De Leon taking the spoils of the day all his heats followed by Jonmycal Sant in 2nd. The new Rotax Junior class was nothing short of exciting. The consistent and hard working Amir Mohammed came 1st overal and it should be noted his laptimes dropping throughout all 3 heats, Nicholas Madden took 2nd , keenly followed by Tye Carrington.
The Rally finished with the remaining competitors putting on a show for the Mayor of Chaguanas, in the ever popular Mayor’s Cup in Saith Park. The short 1.4km tarmac super special was packed to a capacity crowd, and of course it was donut time to bring Rally Trinidad 2012 to a fitting close. Jeffrey Panton deftly powered through the streets of Chaguanas to win the Mayor’s Cup with the fastest time and received his award from the Mayor His Worship Orlando Nagessar.Full Story