TTASA sends T&T drag racing team to Guyana

TTASA sends T&T drag racing team to Guyana

Submitted by TTASA

TTASA SENDS MOTOR RACING TEAM TO COMPETE IN GUYANA DRAG RACE CHAMPIONSHIP ON 26TH June, 2011

The governing body for motor sports in T&T – Trinidad & Tobago Automobile Sports Association (TTASA) – has selected a three-man team to represent Trinidad & Tobago at the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club’s (GMR&SC) first drag racing championship event at the newly refurbished South Dakota Racing Circuit. Guyana is also one of the newest members of the FIA (Federation Internationale de L’Automobile).

The three, who were chosen from a shortlist of a possible eight (8) candidates, are:
– Aaron Dowridge – Nissan Skyline – 560 hp
– Hollister ‘Flambeau’ Edwards – ‘Altered car’ – 800 hp
– Imtaz ‘Winzie’ Abdul – Rotary powered Mini – 250 hp

(See photos of the cars below – click to enlarge)

In addition to the usual officials, the team will have the administrative support of the TTASA President –Mohammed Ali- who is a certified NHRA official and whose assistance has been requested by Guyana. The T&T FIA / NACAM Delegate – Mr. Selwyn Persad- who is also the FIA Caribbean Director will also be in attendance. Both Ali & Persad will provide additional advice & assistance to the Guyana Club with regards to technical & FIA matters.

Driver Profiles:

Imtaz ‘Winzie’ Abdul
55 years old
32 years motor racing experience
race car is a one-of-a-kind rotary- powered austin mini
currently rated at 230hp & competing in the 11sec bracket
lives in Charlieville where he owns/operates own business

Hollister ‘Flambeau’ Edwards
49 years old
25 years motor racing experience
This is an ‘altered’ car V8 ie. A ‘funny’ car without the body
Currently rated at 800hp raw power (ie. Without using nitrous oxide) & competing in the 8 sec
bracket
owner of automotive garage in SanJuan

Aaron Dowridge
37 years old
07 years motor racing experience
this street legal Nissan Skyline is rated 560hp & campaigns in the 10 second bracket
Lives in Gasparillo where he owns/runs his business



One thought on “TTASA sends T&T drag racing team to Guyana

  1. So wait, I have asked simple questions ,
    pointed out certain facts as shown in accompanying pictures that everybody can see for themselves, again stating NOT subjective, NOT opinion,
    but FACTS SUPPORTED BY PICTURES COMING OUT OF GUYANA,
    ONE PICTURE SHOWING THE TTASA PRESIDENT STTING AT THE START LINE IN A TENT PRESIDING OVER ALL OF THIS,
    I QOUTED FACTS AS STATED IN A RELEASE MADE BY TTASA ON WHAT THE BIG BOYS IN TTASA GOING TO GUYANA TO DO
    AND MY POST GONE UP IN SMOKE!

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