Trinidad and Tobago secures third CMRC Title

Trinidad and Tobago secures third CMRC Title

The Trinidad and Tobago team claims yet another Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) title, along with the Group 1, 2 and 3 driver titles.

On the weekend of November 10th and 11th, 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago team led by Trinidad and Tobago Automobile Sport Association (TTASA) President Fyzool Madan dominated the South Dakota Raceway, Guyana. From the get go of qualifying the local drivers made their presence felt, and reminded other teams that they were a force not to be reckoned with.

While no races for Group 1 or Group 5 were run on this weekend, point leaders coming out of round 3, Aqeeb Ali (Trinidad) and Mark Maloney (Barbados) were crowned the winners of these groups.

In Group 2 it was Trinidad’s Marc Gill to take home the group win. Even after mechanical troubles a third place in the final race awarded him 15 points- an 8 point surplus over the 7 he needed to take the group title.

It was Kristian Boodoosingh to beat with his evasive Honda Civic EG dubbed “Spartan” in Group 3 competition. Contact with Danny Persaud (Guyana) in Race 1 left Boodoosingh unfazed as he maintained pole position to the checkered flag, with fellow countryman Ronald Wortman following in 2nd. Race 2 saw a similar final position for both Trinidadian drivers, with Wortman taking the Group 3 title after the points were tallied.

Group 4 saw Fyzool Madan, impressively fight for a 6th and 4th position in Races 2 and 3, while mechanical gremlins prevented him to start in Race 1. However it was Andrew King (Guyana) to pick up the Group 4 title.

The Radical Cup Series comprised of prominent local drivers such as Kristian Boodoosingh, Luke Bhola and also Isa Deen. However a slippery track proved difficult as the drivers saw 6th, 7th and 8th positions respectively. Unfortunately these results meant Mark Maloney had the edge to snag the Radical Cup title.

Final standings for the 2018 Caribbean Motor Racing Championship:

1st Trinidad and Tobago: 1359 points
2nd Barbados: 723 points
3rd Guyana: 579 points
4th Jamaica: 548 points
5th Antigua: 205 points
6th CAMS: 116 points
7th Cayman Islands: 32 points

The Trinidad and Tobago Automobile Sport Association congratulates all drivers and riders on their victories and thanks them for their contribution towards yet another Caribbean Motor Racing Championship title. Special thanks to the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs for their continued support and also to our sponsors, partners, membership and well-wishers.

Photo credits: Mikey Spice and Elissia V. Ali



Leave a Reply