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TTKA Kart Racing event #1 2015

TTKA Kart Racing event #1 2015

The TTKA hosted its first event of the year last Sunday February 8th on a beautiful sunny day up at the Arima Race Club Carpark. Classes started off with the Cadets, followed by Comer (100cc), Briggs and Stratton, Jr Max, Shifters and Rotax International.

TTKA Karting #3 2013

TTKA Karting #3 2013

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.

TTKA Karting #2 2013

TTKA Karting #2 2013

The 2013 Championship series continued on Sunday 10th March as the Trinidad and Tobago Karting Association hosted their second event of the year. Qualifying for pole positions started things off and with times fractions of seconds apart, each class promised an action packed day.

TTKA Kart Racing #1 2013

TTKA Kart Racing #1 2013

Karting action kicked off on Sunday 17th February to signal the start of the 2013 Karting Season. In the most exciting set of heats for the day, the Rotax International class started off with newcomers Aaron Ramsey (#43) in his first ever Karting race. Moving up from 100 CC class to a more competitive arena we have the likes of newcomers Che Carrington (#175) and Shane Pinheiro (#29). Marc Gill (#8) also joined the Rotax International class for the 2013 season. Dominating the first race of the season we had Che Carrington blasting off and improving his time with every lap of the 10 lap heat. There was no stopping Che as he continued to show dominance in the race.

TTKA Karting Finals 2012 at Brian Lara Stadium

TTKA Karting Finals 2012 at Brian Lara Stadium

The final event was held at the Brian Lara Stadium Taruba and the course laid out was a fast flowing sequences of fast left handed corners into even faster right handed corners. Bridgette Singh put in a masterful drive to clinch the 2012 TTKA Rotax International Championship. It was a tough battle for the entire season and she had to fight off her male counter parts, the closest competitor being Kristian Boodoosingh.

TTKA Karting #6

TTKA Karting #6

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.

TTKA Karting #5

TTKA Karting #5

TTKA Race #5 was held at its usual location the ARC car park, but this was as far as familiarities went. From early in the morning racers, pit crews and event organizers alike had to face torrential rain, there were even concerns if the event would even take place. Luckily the rain eased up with some intermittent light showers occurring during the evening.

TTKA Karting #4

TTKA Karting #4

Race meet # 4 @ the ARC Car park got off without a hitch.. On this event the racers drove in an anti clockwise direction. This proved a challenge for some while others shined. All Competitors were expecting rain clouds to rear its ugly face but somehow it only arrived after the day’s event. Instead the sun came out with a vengeance and the humidity was high, making for a hot dry day.