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Caribbean’s best battle at motor championships

Published: 
Saturday, August 23, 2014
The 38-foot Bowen Ultra Rush will be among the D Class (95mph) entrants in today's Carib Great Race. Ultra Rush is sponsored by NP Ultra and its crew is driver Alan Rouse, throttleman Larry Edghill and navigator Dirk Phillip.

Top racers from across the region including T&T’s Franklyn Boodram and Guyanese Paul Vieira and Kevin Jeffrey will battle today and tomorrow at round two of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships at Wallerfield, Arima.

Over 50 cars are expected to be on show with racers from T&T, Guyana, Suriname, Jamaica, Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda. Round one of the championships took place in Barbados earlier this year. 

Participants will compete in different classes entertaining the spectators in drag racing, drifting and karting from 8 am to 5 pm on both days. 

Admission is $100, but children 12 and under can enter free of charge. There will also be a VIP section for $1,000 including food and drinks catering for approximately 800 people.

Today (Saturday) the time trials will take place, while organiser Rawlins Amar said tomorrow (Sunday) will be the main day where the real excitement happens. Ministers of Government are also expected to attend the event.

For further information call 680-2058, 329-4085 or 678-0052.