Jun
18
2012
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Dirt Masters JMMC Sprint #4 report

The Farmville track at Thetford Great House in Church Pen, Bushy Park,  St. Catherine played host to the fourth round of the exciting Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club’s 2012 National Sprint championship on Sunday, June 17.

Class JA2

The usually highly subscribed JA2 class that has seen the fiercest competition since the season started again delivered on its top billing, but for this round only the top three contenders were to take to the course. Returning to the track for the first time since his roll on the Tru Juice rally a few months ago, Daryl “Flat Cat” King took his revamped Thrifty Gas/Canon Mufflers/Gas Smart Honda Civic to the top step of the podium by posting a best time of 1 minute 27 seconds on his third timed run, just edging out Jordan “Frosty” Powell in the R & B Auto Parts Toyota Corolla FX who had recorded a time of 1 min 27.11 secs. just a few moments earlier. Very close in third place was Matthew “The Magnet” Gore driving the Team Mobay Racing/Tragedy Entertainment/Summer Flex Toyota Starlet ( 1:27.83 ) who had won the class at the previous event, Sprint 3 in St. Elizabeth in March.

Daryl King

Powell (left) and Gore

Class JA3.

In the next higher JA3 class for 2 wheel drive cars up to 2000cc, 2006 and 2009 Rally Sport Drivers champion Dean “Duct Tape” Corrodus came out on top for the fourth time this season in the Automotive Performance Centre Ltd Honda Civic Type R with a best time of 1:30.86 on his third run while suffering gearbox problems which seems to have followed him from the last event at Dover Raceway. 2003 Rally Sport Drivers champion Christopher “Teach” McFarlane in the Stewarts Auto Sales/Dunlop Tyres/AC Delco Mitsubishi Lancer GT placed second (1:33.25) narrowly edging out gentleman racer Keith “Slicks” Saunders in “old Faithful”, his rear wheel drive Chevrolet Chevette with a Toyota 7a engine, was 3rd in class with a best time of 1:33.67. Fourth in class sharing McFarlane’s Mitsubishi was sprint debutant Timothy Stewart, son of Duncan Stewart of the Stewart Auto Sales clan. Timothy is an accomplished karting competitor who has now made the transition to cars and by the looks of things will do very well, as he quickly adapted to the changing conditions to be within 5 seconds of the class winning time.

Corrodus catching some air

McFarlane (left) and Saunders

JA4

Thomas “Cruz” Hall, like Daryl King, was returning to competition for the first time since a roll on the Tru Juice rally, and he managed to complete two timed runs but suffered a broken axle on his third. He posted a best time of 1:35.22

Hall

JN8

Spencer Whittingham driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V had his third overall sprint event win of the season when he posted the fastest time of the day on his 3rd timed run:  doing  1 min. 24.84 sec over the two laps after being beaten on the two previous runs a few of the two wheel drive competitors.  Peter Jaggon was 2nd in class followed by his wife Jackie sharing the Jaggon gases Subaru Impreza WRX.

Whittingham

The quad and bike riders came out to play at Farmville, with Lenin Thompson coming out on top in the quad section ahead of Andrea Andrade and Miguel Gest. Kyle Reynolds rode supreme in the bike races, getting the better of a hard charging Dwight Arnold, followed by Warren Morley, Aaron March and Orlando Wynter.

Bikes

Kyle Reynolds took the win of all three bike races ahead of Dwight Arnold who had a spill in one event, Orlando Wynter, Aaron March and Warren Morley.

JA2

Position Name Car 1st run 2nd run 3rd run Best Points

1. Daryl King Honda Civic SIR 1.39.90  1.29.64 1.27.00 1.27.00 110

2. Jordan Powell  Toyota Corolla FX 1.36.38 1.29.61 1.27.11 1.27.11 70

3. Matthew Gore Toyota Starlet 1.39.47 1.30.61 1.27.83 1.27.83 50

JA3

1. Dean Corrodus Honda Civic Type R 1.43.17 1.30.87 1.30.86 1.30.86 130

2. Chris Mcfarlane Mitsubishi Lancer GT 1.46.89 1.36.61 1.33.25 1.33.25 100

3. Keith Saunders Chevrolet Chevette 1.41.47 1.33.67 1.33. 70 1.33.67 80

4. Timothy Stewart Mitsubishi Lancer GT 1.50.70 1.39.62 1. 35.83 1.35.83 70

JA4

1. Thomas Hall Toyota Starlet Turbo 1.46.06 1.35.22 DNF 1.35.22 50

JN8

1. Spencer Whittingham Mitsubishi Lancer Evoltion V 1.40.03 1.31.15 1.24.84 1.24.84 110

2. Peter Jaggon Subaru Impreza WRX 1.39.58 1.33.19 1.30.73 1.30.73 70

3. Jackie Jaggon Subaru Impreza WRX 1.47.44 1.39.12 1.37.43 1.37.43 50

Quads
1. Lenin Thompson 1.27.00 1.28.28 1.39.53 1.27.00
2. Andrea Andrade 1.32.69 1.34.44 2.35.75 1.32.69
3. Miguel Gest 1.42.07 1.39.15 2.08.75 1.39.15

Championship Run

1. Spencer Whittingham 1.24.84 20

2. Daryl King 1.27.00 15

3. Jordan Powell 1.27.11 12

4. Matthew Gore 1.27.83 10

5. Peter Jaggon 1.30.73 8

6. Dean Corrodus 1.30.86 6

7. Christopher McFarlane 1.33.25 4

8. Keith Saunders 1.33.67 3

9. Thomas Hall 1.35.22 2

10. Timothy Stewart 1.35.83 1

Powell continues to lead the Overall JMMC Rally sport driver’s championship after 5 events now with a total of 580 points, with 2010 Drivers champion Matthew Gore tied with Dean Corrodus for 2nd place on 420 points.

The next events on the motorsports calendar will be Jamwest Enterprises “Circuit Time”. Drag and circuit races to be held at the track in Old Hope, Westmoreland on Saturday and Sunday June 23/24. The Raynor King Memorial Rally will also be held on Sunday, June 24 in the Lydford Mines of St. Ann starting at 9am.

Written by jmmcsecretariat in: Results |
Jun
18
2012
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Points standings after Sprint #4

Points standings sprint class and overall

NAMES    Sprint 1   Sprint 2   Sprint 3   Sprint 4   Sprint 5   Sprint 6   Total   Qualify
JA2

Jordan Powell   150   150   100   70         470
Matthew Gore   90   80   130   50         350
Daryl King   110   110   0   110         330
Maurice Whittingham   80   90   80   0         250
Tony Fu   60   70   70   0         200
Kenji Lee   40   60   0   0         100
Marvin Porteous   50   50   0   0         100
James March   70   0   0   0         70

JA3
Dean Corrodus   110   110   70   130         420
Keith Saunders   70   70   50   80         270
Ricardo Scott   50   50   0   0         100
Christopher McFarlane   0   0   0   100         100
Timothy Stewart   0   0   0   70         70

JA4
Thomas Hall   0   10   0   50         60
Alan Chen   50   0   0   0         50

JN8
Spencer Whittingham   130   0   50   110         290
Peter Jaggon   80   50   0   70         200
Jackie Jaggon   70   0   0   50         120
Dave Lee   0   70   0   0         70

JA8
Richard Chan   100   70   50   0         220
Junior Barnes   0   50   0   0         50


Overall Sprint championship
NAMES    Sprint 1   Sprint 2   Sprint 3   Sprint 4   Sprint 5   Sprint 6   Total

Jordan Powell   15   15   20   12         62
Daryl King   20   10   0   15         45
Matthew Gore   12   6   15   10         43
Spencer Whittingham   0   0   12   20         32
Dean Corrodus   8   4   10   6         28
Dave Lee   0   20   0   0         20
Maurice Whittingham   10   2   8   0         20
Richard Chan   0   12   6   0         18
Peter Jaggon   0   8   0   8         16
Keith Saunders   5   1   3   3         12
Tony Fu   4   0   4   0         8
Alan Chen   6   0   0   0         6
Christopher McFarlane   0   0   0   4         4
Junior Barnes   0   3   0   0         3
Thomas Hall   0   0   0   2         2

Overall Rallysport Drivers championship

NAMES Sprint 1 Sprint 2 Rally 1 Sprint 3 Sprint 4 Rally 2 Sprint 5 Rally 3 Sprint 6 Rally Jamaica Total
Jordan Powell 150 150 110 100 70 580
Matthew Gore 90 80 70 130 50 420
Dean Corrodus 110 110 0 70 130 420
Spencer Whittingham 130 0 70 50 110 360
Daryl King 110 110 0 0 110 330
Keith Saunders 70 70 50 50 80 320
Maurice Whittingham 80 90 0 80 0 250
Peter Jaggon 80 50 50 0 70 250
Richard Chan 100 70 0 50 0 220
Tony Fu 60 70 0 70 0 200
Jackie Jaggon 70 0 0 0 50 120
Kenji Lee 40 60 0 0 0 100
Marvin Porteous 50 50 0 0 0 100
Ricardo Scott 50 50 0 0 0 100
Dave Lee 0 70 0 0 0 70
James March 70 0 0 0 0 70
Thomas Hall 0 10 0 0 50 60
Alan Chen 50 0 0 0 0 50
Junior Barnes 0 50 0 0 0 50
Written by jmmcsecretariat in: Results |
Jun
05
2012
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May Jamaican Motorsports roundup

Text by Dean Corrodus

Photos by Donovan Montaque, Michael Samuels.

The month of May saw continued action from a packed 2012 Jamaican motorsports calendar, with two major events staged.

Karting.

The Jamaica Karting Association staged the 4th of 10 scheduled meets, with a growing number of spectators and competitors, the Palisadoes International Raceway forms a colorful tapestry for the artful work of photographers keen on capturing the daring exploits of the racers.

Results here: http://www.mylaps.com/results/showevent.jsp?id=780149

Circuit

The Jamaica Race Drivers Club staged the 2nd meet of the season when they hosted the first round of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships at Dover Raceway on May 26/27. Smaller than expected teams from Barbados (Stuart Williams – Lotus Exige, CMRC Group 4,  Mark and Kurt Thompson – Toyota Starlet Group 1 and Honda CRX Group 2 respectively and Terrence Olivierre – Motorcycle), Guyana (Andrew King – Mazda RX7 CMRC Group  4, Harold Hopkinson – Honda CRX Group 2} and the Cayman Islands (Junior Hydes and Andy Bodden – Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions) pitted their skills against a formidable Jamaican team that saw the home team walk away with a clean sweep of the top positions. Mechanical maladies were to dodge the foreign competitors with the exception of the Caymanians to add to their woes of a delay in the clearing of the cars from the wharf.

Total Team Summerbell Racing undoubtedly was the stars of the meet, with all three cars winning multiple races. Team leader David Summerbell initially set the pace by setting a new track record of 1:17.735 in qualifying on Saturday and then going on to win 5 out of 6 races entered including all three Seaboard Marine CMRC Group 4 races. Team member Kyle Gregg driving a Honda Civic had three wins from three starts in the Modified Production 2 and Thundersport  1 categories while Andre Anderson in his Mitsubishi Mirage came away with 2 wins in the Modified Production 3 category as well as a 2nd place in race 2 of the B27 class and three third place finishes in the CMRC group 4 races. Other notable performances were Robert McDonald who won both Class B Motorcycle races, Neilon Barnett in the B45N category and Natasha Chang who had three podium finishes in her new ATL Automotive Racing/Dolly’s Detailing/Rainforest Seafoods Honda Civic.

A damper was put on the meet early however in first lap of race 1 of the CMRC series when Douglas Gore’s ATL Automotive racing/Boom/WATA/Petcom Audi TT came in contact with the Mazda RX7 of Peter Rae which sent Gore off track, his car suffering extensive damage that put him out of contention for the rest of the day and possibly the next meet.

Several drivers set new personal best lap times in addition to Summerbell’s lowering of the overall lap record, a testament to the improved track conditions and safety measures being developed by the club over time at the facility. Work continues in this regard as the club seeks to continually raise the standards of its operations.

Results here: http://www.jrdc.org/results/caribbean-invasion-2012-results

Upcoming events

Round 4 of the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club’s national sprint championship takes place at the Farmville track at Thetford Great House near Bushy Park, Old Harbour, St. Catherine on Sunday, June 17, starting at 11 am.

Drivers Championship points leader Jordan “Frosty” Powell (510 points) has a 140 point advantage over second placed Matthew “Magnet” Gore and Dean Corrodus in 3rd place on 290 points. Top contenders in the JA2 class will be Daryl King with a recently refreshed car and Maurice Whittingham who has been undefeated in another genre of the sport in 2012: dexterities.

Look for action from double event winner Spencer Whittingham in his JN8 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V as well as Peter Jaggon (Subaru Impreza), Richard Chan (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV), Tony Fu (Toyota Corolla GT), Keith saunders (Chevrolet Chevette) and the Irie Racing riders on quads and dirt bilkes.

There will be a mini car show by Magnum Carr Sexy as well as a host of giveaways in addirtion to cash prizes for the male and female Dirt Master who set the fastest lap times on the track.

See Facebook event page here: http://www.facebook.com/events/446645012028123/

The Jamwest Speedway in Old Hope, Westmoreland will witness not only straight line drag racing come June 24, but two exhibition circuit races on the newly paved 1.8 mile circuit. Top drag racers Dean “Ovadose” Shaw, Lyndon “Buju” Bardowell, Bruce Hudson, Aldane “Spoon” Brown, Kevin “Alpine” Archer, and Damian “Damage” Allen will take to the 1320 in an attempt to repeat their success at meet 2.

See more here: http://www.wheelsjamaicahost.com/wheels_forum/adsimg/jamwest/

The Raynor King Memorial Rally has been rescheduled to June 24 and will be staged in the abandoned bauxite mines of Lydford, St. Ann.  A total of just under 54 competitive stage kilometers are down to be contested on the high speed gravel surfaces there.

Written by jmmcsecretariat in: Results,Upcoming Events |
Jun
02
2012
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Jamaican team for Rally Barbados 2012

Jamaican team for Rally Barbados 2012

by Dean A. G. Corrodus on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:56pm ·

Text by Dean Corrodus.

Photo by Gerrard Wilson.

Top Jamaican rally crew Jeffrey Panton/Mike Fennell has left the island to participate in the 2012 staging of the Caribbean’s largest annual motorsports event: SOL Rally Barbados and its support event: the Shell V-Power King of the Hill, the latter scheduled for this Sunday, June 3 and the rally itself to follow in a week (June 9/10).

Many time Jamaican December rally winner and 2011 Rally Trinidad champion Jeffrey Panton is set to have his second competitive outing in his 2006 Ford Focus World rally Car, previously driven by Marcus Gronholm and Matthew Wilson in the World Rally Championship. Panton quickly came to grips with the new car to place 2nd to the team of  John Powell /Nicholas Telfer driving the Shell Helix/Intercontinental Shipping Subaru S14 WRC on Rally Trinidad 2012 staged earlier this year in March.

Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) and Sol Go Further/Scotiabank King of the Hill (June 3) are organised and promoted by the Barbados Rally Club, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007; title sponsor is the Sol Group. Marketing partners are Simpson Motors, LIME, Automotive Art, Banks and Karcher; official partners are the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, Barbados Tourism Authority, Tourism Development Corporation, Divi Southwinds Beach Resort, Geest Line and Virgin Atlantic Airways; associate sponsors are Chefette, Climate Control, Field Insurance, Glacial Pure, Little Switzerland, Redline Fuels, Scotiabank and Stoute’s Car Rental.

For further media information: e-mail – robin@bradfax.comweb sites: www.rallybarbados.bb; www.barbadosrallyclub.com

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