CARS kicked off its first competition event for 2015 on March 8th at the Arima Race Club car park and opted for a twist to the familiar old karting course. This time the course was run in reverse in an attempt to level the playing field for the rookies now entering the heat of competition.Full Story
Nothing beats the smell of race gas, the sound of horsepower and the taste of curry duck on a lazy Saturday. At CARS recent Dyno Day, members of the Autocross club had a taste of all of the above.Full Story
Amid much uncertainty, some emails, and even more prayer CARS managed to successfully stage its first Autocross competition event for 2014. Police visited at least three times, all with no intervention. The motorsport enthusiasts appreciated the laws not being infringed and being unobstructed in the participation and attendance of this legal sporting activity.Full Story
The CARS team pushed on staging an educational and fun event with the help and knowledge shared by Gordon Gonsalves, James Fifi, Richard Knox and Jason Chen. First in a classroom (theory) session, which was followed with a practical training session where each instructor took interested participants out in individual cars for more focused training, driving the revised “karting” course.Full Story
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D&W # 2…. The challenge… to run successfully…. without a PA system. The result, an unmitigated YES, successfully completing the full range of competition in all classes, and still having the bonus of competitors freeing up themselves in the fun runs, and the DWO Team celebrating their successes as outright winners in GT3 and GT4 by putting down their own specialty of a free-style display of what drifting is all about.Full Story
‘Bagodex or Tobago Solodex was last held in 2008. The event brought all of the dexterity/defensive driving competition to the laid back landscape of our sister isle Tobago, with great success and a tremendous first showing from the Trinidadian competition. Having skipped 2009, ‘Bagodex 2010 was set to let Tobago’s best answer the call.Full Story
This 5th Solodex championship event of the year, the ever expanding classes of racers showed up eager to out-drive each other in order to win the valuable 100 points that could secure them the Class title or catapult them to be a championship contender. This occasion was also one of the best-supported events for the 2010, with some 40 plus competitors stepping up to the starting line to have their shot at victory. The adrenaline was pumping as one by one each driver took on the tightly wound course hoping to get the better of their closest competitor.Full Story
With the rainy season in full swing, the heavens decided to smile on Sunday July 18, and bless the fourth Solodex event of the year with a good dose of sunshine. Twenty one competitors came out to take on the Reyos Seebaran designed course, which turned out to be one of the faster courses in recent memory. With everything ranging from a stock Honda Civic sedan to Jody Ali’s monstrous Time Attack Subaru Impreza STi, there was no shortage of action.Full Story
This was definitely one of the least attended BYCC events in years; given the world cup matches, Montreal F1 and Le Mans 24Hrs all this weekend it was not too surprising either.
It definitely was not the quietest BYCC though! The few drivers that took part got in ALOT of seat time as there was no line up to get on the track. Added to the “anti-lag” on Pyke’s Vauxhall “Toco Special” Viva, was also the MONSTER sound coming from the engine, blowoff and drivetrain of Jody’s 666 widebody Subaru Impreza.Full Story
There’s an old saying that goes ‘some days you’re the dog, some days you’re the hydrant’. That was how many competitors must have felt on May 16, when Creative Auto Recreational Sports (CARS) had their third Solodex championship event for 2010.
A deceptively simple course was presented on the day, but with quite a few DNFs (did not finish correctly), there was definitely more complexity than some had anticipated.