Feb
03
2014
59

Jamaica Race Drivers Club AGM

Unit R1-3, Sagicor Industrial Complex,

7-9 Norman Road,

Kingston CSO

Jamaica W.I.

Tel: 484-9665

email:jrdc@ymail.com

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Race Drivers Club Limited will be held at Liguanea Club on Thursday February 27, 2014 at 7 pm for the following purposes:-

1. Welcome address by the President

2. Receive and Adopt Financial Report from Treasurer for the year ending December 31, 2013.

3. Elect and Adopt Directors of the Board

4. Address by newly elected President

5. Discuss any other Special Business.

_____________________

Monique Gibbs

Secretary

Aug
02
2012
0

FIA President on visit to Jamaica

President of the world governing body of motorsport the Federation International le’ Automobile (FIA), Jean Todt, is currently in Jamaica along with a top level delegation comprising regional vice presidents of the FIA including Mr. Jose Abed of Mexico.

Mr. Todt and his party arrived last night by private jet as a guest of the Jamaica Automobile Association, FIA representatives in Jamaica for mobility, and along with the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club, FIA representatives in Jamaica for motorsports, was hosted at a breakfast meeting this morning at the Pegasus along with various stakeholders in jamaican motorsports.

Addressing the gathering were Minister of State in the Ministry of Toursim and Entertainment Hon. Damian Crawford M.P., Mr. John Lynch, Director of Tourism, the Jamaica Tourist Board and Dean Corrodus, Chairman of the JMMC.

Attendees included event host Earl Jarrett, Chairman of the Jamaica Automobile Association, Duane Ellis, General manager of the JAA who chaired the function, Neil Williams, president of the Jamaica Karting Association, Gary Gregg, 2004/2005 National drivers champion and successful circuit competitor, Peter Rae (successful circuit driver), Peter Moodie Jr (2011 Jamaica Karting Association champion driver and former circuit, sprint, dexterity and rally competitor), Hilary Jardine OD, JP,( immediate past president of the Jamaica Race Drivers Club), Errol Anderson (immediate past chairman of the Jamaica Milennium Motoring Club), Winsor Young, (Operations manager in charge of track operations, Jamwest Enterprises) and other stakeholders and club executives from the motorsports fraternity.

The delegation is scheduled to meet with the Governor General of Jamaica Hon. Dr. Patrick Allen, the Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, pay a visit to the Usain Bolt track at UTECH, have lunch with Road Safety stakeholders at the Mona visitor’s lodge before passing by the Palisadoes International raceway before their departure this afternoon for the Dominican Republic, one of six stops on their Caribbean tour.

Mar
18
2012
0

JMMC Sprint #3 2012 report

Text by Dean Corrodus

Photos by Donovan Montaque & Michael Samuels.

Close competition fueled exciting racing on an extended track at the Palm Springs Raceway in Brighton, Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth on Sunday, when the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club hosted the third round of the national sprint championship at the beautiful, palm lined venue.

Class JA2

The highly subscribed JA2 class that has seen the fiercest competition since the season started again delivered on its top billing. Matthew Gore driving the Team Mobay Racing Toyota Starlet finally upstaged Jordan Powell in the R & B Auto parts Toyota Corolla FX who has had a run of three straight sprint victories and a rally victory in the class for two wheel drive cars with an engine capacity up to 1600cc. Gore posted a fastest time of 2 mins.04.44 secs. ahead of Powell in 2.05.080 and Maurice Whittingham in third 2.11.080 driving the Team Mad Dem/Carz Rehab Toyota Corolla Levin. Team Challenger racing’s Tony Fu completed the class in a Toyota Corolla GT, posting a best time of 2.22.045.

Gore with the spoils of victory.

Powell (left) and Whittingham.

Class JA3.

In the next higher JA3 class for 2 wheel drive cars up to 2000cc, Dean Corrodus came out on top for the third time this season in the Maxxis Tyres/Automotive Performance Centre Ltd/ATL Automotive Racing Honda Civic Type R, despite only completing one timed run due to fuel system and driveline problems on the 1st and 3rd runs. Gentleman racer Keith Saunders in “old Faithful”, his rear wheel drive Chevrolet Chevette with a Toyota 7a engine, was again 2nd in class as he has been all season with a best time of 2.13.06.

Two different ways to displace dirt. From the front (left) with Corrodus’ Honda Civic Type R and from the rear with Saunders’ Chevrolet Chevette.

JN8 and JA8

Spencer Whittingham driving the MegaMart sponsored Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V had his second overall sprint event win of the season when he posted the fastest time of the day on his 3rd timed run: doing  2 min. 03.045 sec over the two laps. Richard Chan driving the Team Challenger Racing/Excel Electronic Security Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V was busy having fun and enjoying the track to the fullest on his way to posting a time of 2.08.855 for the top prize in the JA8 category.

Whittingham (left) and Chan.

In the 3 lap championship run, Powell got the best of the entire field with a scorching time of 3.06.065, with Gore losing his front right brake rotor on his 3rd la but managing to place 2nd with a time of 3.06.655. Spencer Whittingham, Corrodus and Maurice Whittingham completed the top 5.

Results

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

JA2

1. Matthew Gore   Toyota Starlet   2.11.530   2.07.955   2.04.44   2.04.44   130

2. Jordan Powell   Toyota Corolla FX   2.12.250   2.07.035   2.05.280   2.05.080   100

3. Maurice Whittingham   Toyota Corolla Levin   2.19.050   2.13.980   2.11.11   2.11.11   80

4. Tony Fu   Toyota Corolla GT   DNF   2.22.045   DNF   2.22.045   70

JA3

1. Dean Corrodus   Honda Civic   DNF   2.10.785   DNF   2.10.785   70

2. Keith Saunders   Chevrolet Chevette   2.18.955   2.15.375   2.13.06   2.13.06   50 

JN8

1. Spencer Whittingham   Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V   2.05.405   2.07.77   2.03.045   2.03.045   50 

JA8

1. Richard Chan   Mitsubishi Lancer Evoltion IV   DNF   2.11.61   2.08.855   2.08.855   50    

Championship Run

1. Jordan Powell      3.06.065            20

2. Matthew Gore      3.06.655            15

3. Spencer Whittingham      3.07.565            12

4. Dean Corrodus      3.10.315            10

5. Maurice Whittingham      3.15.655            8

6. Richard Chan      3.17.843            6

7. Tony Fu      3.18.55            4

8. Keith Saunders      DNF            3

Powell continues to lead the Overall JMMC Rally sport driver’s championship after 4 events now with a total of  510 points, with 2010 Drivers champion Gore in 2nd place on 370 and 2006 and 2009 Champion Corrodus in 3rd on 270.

The next event on the motorsports calendar will be the JMMC Dexterity #3, Blockbuster “We set the trend!” at Meikle’s Block Factory, Spur Tree, Manchester on March 25.

Mar
14
2012
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Upcoming March motor sports events

Upcoming events: JMMC Sprint #3, the Brighton River Run 2012 on March 18 set for Palm Springs raceway in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth starting at 11 am

JMMC Dexteirty #3, Blockbuster “We set the trend!” at Meikle’s Block Factory, Spur Tree, Manchester on March 25, starting @ 11 am.

Sep
07
2011
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Bayslide, JMMC Dexterity #3, Saturday, October 1 @ 8p.m.

The Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club in association with ATL Automotive and The Automotive Performance Centre Ltd., brings racing excitement back to the resort city of Montego Bay withBAYSLIDE, the 3rd round of the National Dexterity championship at Bogue City Centre  ATL Plaza, on Saturday, October 1, starting at 8 pm.

See a thrilling display of talent and skill when Cleve “Cutta Hype” Ottey, Maurice “Whitty” Whittingham, Sanjay and Randall Singh, Marcus Barnes, Scott, Schoolaz, Chippy and others take to the track in a test of handling, concentration and speed or enter to test your skills against the pros!

Gates open at 6 pm. Admission $800 adults, children under 12 $300.

Competitor entry fee $1,500 for race license holders and $2,150.00 all others.

JAMAICA MILLENNIUM MOTORING CLUB
Ferry Industrial Terrace
10 Argyle Road, Kingston 10
Tel-(876)934-1288 / 322-5314. E-Mail: JMC@KASNET.COM, jamotoringclub@gmail.com