Driving for Team Suzuki 5-Year Warranty, Trinidad & Tobago’s Ryan Peyrau made an instant impression at Bushy Park Barbados on Sunday (March 28) when the Suzuki Challenge Series was launched. The two new ‘one-make’ Championships – the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup – were the feature events at the Valvoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet, organised by Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc.Full Story
Two exciting new one-make circuit racing championships that look set to revolutionise regional motor sport – the Suzuki Challenge Series – were introduced to the media today (Thursday) at Bushy Park Barbados, ahead of the inaugural races at this weekend’s (March 28/29) Valvoline Glassesco John ‘Tiny’ Harrison Memorial Race Meet.Full Story
Jamaica, host country of the opening round of the 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship last weekend (February 28/March 1), has taken a huge early lead in the Country standings; highest points-scorer for the home side was Jordan Powell, a hat-trick of victories in Group 2 giving him the maximum possible 75.
Reigning CMRC Driver’s Champion Kristian Jeffrey did the same in Group 4 to help Guyana to second place, while fellow-countrymen Elliot and Stephen Vieira shared the CMRC Superstock bike race wins; in the new-for-2015 Group 3 category, Jamaica’s Noel Golding won race one, Garry Barrett of the Cayman Islands the other two.
Trinidad & Tobago Team Tigers arrive in Guyana this week for the final round of the 2014 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) with a real chance of driving off with the coveted Country Championship title . . . if our team does pull it off, it will be a tremendous achievement in the T&T’s first season back in the CMRC for many years.Full Story
As the region starts preparations for round three of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship at South Dakota in Guyana on November 15/16, we can finally bring you our report of the Return to Wallerfield. Apologies for the delay, guys, but it has taken a while to sort through all the images – there were rather a lot, as you’d expect after the first race meet for so many years – while some minor changes to the CMRC points system have also meant cross-checking results to ensure complete accuracy.Full Story
This weekend’s highly anticipated return to Wallerfield and hosting of the second round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) is an occasion of pride for everyone involved, and not just for the Trinidad & Tobago Automobile Sports Association (TTASA). Fans who were last there in 2006, and also those visiting this historic motor racing venue for the first time have an exiting weekend of racing ahead.Full Story
The Barbados Tourism Authority and Top Gear Festival has announced that 2008 Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, is set to join the star-studded line-up of world famous presenters and motor sport legends at the inaugural Top Gear Festival in Barbados, from May 17-18. As part of an action-packed weekend of motoring spectacles, the British Grand Prix ace will take to the newly refurbished Bushy Park Circuit to join a host of challenges set by Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. Hamilton has a natural affinity to the Caribbean region with his grandparents, on his father’s side, hailing from Grenada, just a short hop from Barbados.Full Story
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Tags:2014, barbados, Barbados Tourism Authority, Top Gear Festival, Trinidad and TobagoCategories: Car Shows, Circuit Racing, Drag & Wind / Time Attack, Drifting, Event Coverage, Karting, Motocross, Rally, Special Events
Top Gear Festival will make its Americas debut on the Caribbean island of Barbados at the newly renovated Bushy Park Circuit on 17-18 May, 2014. Hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear Festival Barbados will feature an awe-inspiring line up of cars and driving talent including The Stig, the Top Gear Stunt Team and guest drivers from the world of motorsport and entertainment. Stars will take to the track in a series of Top Gear style stunts and features for the action packed weekend. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to Bushy Park as the circuit reopens for the first time since its renovation by Bushy Park Circuit Inc, the developer and local promoter of the event.Full Story
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Tags:2012, 50 years of independence, Motorsport, Trinidad and TobagoCategories: Circuit Racing, Drag Racing, Event Coverage, Karting, Rally, Special Events
Marking Trinidad & Tobago’s 50th Anniversary of our Independence, the Golden Jubilee Edition of “Trinidad & Tobago – Terrific and Tranquil” publication includes features of T&T as diverse as our many cultures. The one feature that stood out for us here at TriniTuner.com is of course Motorsport. This two page feature included photos of recent rally, karting and drag racing events as well as circuit racing in its heyday at Wallerfield in the 80’s. The major accomplishment for local motorsport in this publication however, is the recognition of Sheldon Bissessar in the list of “50 Exemplars and Icons of T&T”, a list populated by great icons such as Pat Bishop, Rudranath Capildeo and Brian Lara.Full Story
The President of TTASA Mr. Mohammed Ali said his association has started the clearing of an area immediately north of the Camden runway / drag strip that will be used for a circuit racing track. Mr. Ali said the new circuit will be 1.1 miles long and will be more or less a mirror image of the track at Wallerfield. He said the new track being constructed will be 40 feet wide and paved with asphalt with wider sections at the corners with sand traps.Full Story