Feb
02
2015
0

2015 JMMC Competition lisence

Hello All,

Please be advised that all competitors MUST wishing to compete in racing events on the 2015 motorsports calendar MUST apply for and have their license processed BEFORE the events they wish to enter.

The RECOMMENDED timeline is a minimum 3 weeks BEFORE the event date they plan to compete in.

The following is required to be submitted for your license application:

1. Completed 2015 license application form;  along with the

2. Medical Form (for new applicants, persons over 60 and International license applicants) or Medical Self Declaration (for renewals of National License applications)

3. Photograph (for new applicants and/or persons who did not submit a photo in 2014)

4. Payment for license application (cash/cheque made payable to JMMC/proof of deposit, if done by direct deposit to JMMC account –see bank info below)

NB License payments can be made via Bank deposit at any NCB Branch or at the JMMC Office. See bank details below:

Account # 371001727

Account Name: Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club,

Account type: Current

Branch: Matildas Corner

Please ensure you submit all the relevant supplementary documents that may be needed as explained on page 1 of the Competition License Application form .

The following forms are attached for your use:

1. 2015 JMMC Competition License application form

2. JMMC Medical Form

3. JMMC Medical Self Declaration Form

Attached also is the list of fees for licenses as well as the 2015 Motorsports Calendar.

Kindly note the first event on the 2015 calendar will be MBMC Sprint 1 & 2 scheduled for Saturday February 21, 2015 at Badda Badda Raceway in St. Ann.    This is a double header event as they will be having two sprints over a one day period one in the morning and the other in the evening night.

Please ensure you submit all your information for license application before the event date to be able to race at the event as no license application processing will be done at the event venue.

The JMMC office is open Monday to Fridays 9am to 4pm.  The office numbers are: 630-4898; Fax 630-7575; email:jamotoringclub@gmail.com.

License application can be submitted by email and/or fax or taken directly into the office located at 6 Westminster Road, Kingston 10.

Competitors may also coordinate submission through their affiliate clubs however please note that the onus is on the competitor to ensure they submit ALL the relevant information required and making a submission through your club DOES NOT mean automatic approval of your license.

Once an application is made through your affiliate club, competitors are being reminded to follow-up with the ASN office for processing of same.

Best regards
JAMAICA MILLENNIUM MOTORING CLUB

6 Westminster Road, Kingston 10 Jamaica, WI

Mailing Address: Box 216, Western District PO, Kingston 20.

Telephone: (876) 630-4898

Fax: (876) 630-7575
Mobile:  (876) 322-5314

Website: www.jamaicamotorsports.com

Email: jamotoringclub@gmail.com

Come Race With Us

Feb
03
2014
38

MBMC Back to Basics Dexterity #1

Pos’n Name Car 1st run 2nd run 3rd run C’ship C’ship pos
RWD LSD

1 Cleve Ottey Toyota Starlet 00:54.680 00:46.740 00:44.670 01:30.980 2
2 Stephen Silvera Datson 120y 00:46.310 00:46.155 00:45.310 01:31.230 3
3 Chris-John Addison Toyota Corolla SR5 00:46.010 00:48.130 00:45.590 01:31.860 4
4 Nicholas Barnes Toyota Corolla DX 00:51.230 DNF 00:55.440 01:44.140 7
5 Patrick Gore Toyota Corolla SR5 00:51.620 00:50.165 00:55.260 01:35.560 5
6 Dennis Bicarie Toyota Starlet 00:57.860 00:52.040 00:51.670 02:04.340 9
7 Kingsley Scott Toyota Corolla 01:36.480 DNS DNS DNS

FWD LSD
1 Ameer Johnson Toyota Corolla Levin 00:49.560 01:14.815 00:45.015 01:30.260 1
2 Raynor King Honda Civic 00:53.950 00:51.390 00:49.240 01:40.640 6
3 Brandon King Honda Civic 00:50.590 00:52.275 00:54.810 01:48.320 8
4 Walton Small Toyota Corolla DNF DNF DNF DNF 10

Sep
09
2012
0

Summer Jamaican Motorsports review

The hot summer months brought sizzling action to race tracks across the island as competitors were at full steam in the disciplines of karting, circuit and dexterity in the months of July and August.

Dexterity

Rounds 5 and 6 of the Automotive Performance Centre sponsored national dexterity championship took place on July 8 and August 25 respectively. The first, dubbed “Driftmasters”, was held in the cool hills of Manchester at Master Block Factory in Knockpatrick, where a block making factory was transformed into a drifter’s playpen. Cleve “Cutta Hype” Ottey triumphed with the fastest time in his rear wheel drive, turbo-charged Toyota Starlet, whipping the crowd into a frenzy every time he changed to 2nd gear and shot over the hill unto the skidpad, all the time holding the car in a controlled slide!

Detailed report here: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/-Cutta–is-king_11931137

Maurice “Wurl Boss” Whittingham was finally beaten into 2nd place by Ottey, with Jamar Kinkaid in 3rd place. Tony Fu won the front wheel drive with limited slip differential class in his Team Challenger Toyota Corolla GT, Matthew Isaacs won the rear wheel drive class in his VW Bug, Richard Chan in the Excel Electronic Security Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV won the 4 wheel drive class and Kirkland Billings in a Nissan Sunny won the front wheel drive class.

The series then moved west for Slidelife, Gymkhana Reloaded, round 6 of the competition, staged at ATL Bogue City Centre in Montego Bay. On a Saturday night that saw the country spared the worst from Hurricane Isaac, the inclement weather still had some effect on the attendance, but bode well for the wetting of the course. Kingston resident Christopher “Teach” McFarlane took the spotlight at this event with a sweep of the top positions: fastest overall, fastest 2 wheel drive, fastest front wheel drive with limited slip differential and fastest in the championship run.

Whittingham took back the top position from Ottey in the Rear Wheel Drive with Limited Slip Differential class at this event, where Ottey slipped to third behind Kinkaid, as the St. Elizabeth youngster moved up a notch in the standings. Jordan Powell drove the ATL Unbeatable VW Polo to the win of the front wheel drive class, with Joel Jackson in the Jetcon Corporation  Mazda Demio 2nd and Kirk Excell in a Nissan Sunny 3rd in class. Following MacFarlane in the FWD with LSD class were Team Mad Dem Racing’s Ameer Johnson in a Toyota Corolla Levin and MacFarlane’s Stewart’s Auto Sales teammate and mechanic Courtney Wilson who shared the rally prepared Mitsubishi Lancer GT with his mentor.

Complete report here: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Slip–Sliding-Fun_12382342

Whittingham continues to lead the overall dexterity championship points standings, with 4 more events to go.

Karting.

The Jamaica Karting Association also had two meets in the summer months. The first on July 15 and the second on August 19. Both events continued in the successful trend of the association that has seen close competition across several classes. Members of the Homestead Karting Club competed at the July meet and thoroughly enjoyed the Jamaican experience. Thomas Issa placed 2nd in the US Grand Nationals in the Rotax Jr class and has thus qualified to compete in the World Finals in Portugal in November. Notably also Justin Sirgany placed 2nd in the Rotax Micro class as Jamaican Karters gain prominence on the world stage.

See detailed reports here:

July: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/great-action-at-karting-meet_11988688

August: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Karting-action-heats-up_12336970

Circuit

The Jamaica Race Drivers Club moved its Independence meet forward to clear any possible clashes with the 50th Anniversary of Independence celebrations across the island, and held a one day meet on July 29. Traditionally the smallest meet of the year, the size of the crowd did not detract from the close competition on the track, as fierce battles raged all day between competitors Kyle Gregg and Alan Chen, Tarik Minott and Gary Barrett, Heath Causewell, George Bayley and Andre Anderson

Detailed report here: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/auto/Total-Summerbell-Racing-takes-Dover-Independence-of-Speed-

Upcoming events

The JMMC Annual General Meeting & Elections will be held on Saturday September 15, 2012 at the Liguanea Club, Knutsford Blvd, Kingston 5 starting at 6p.m. Nominations for officers to form the next Executive Committee for the JMMC to hold office for 2013-2014 are now open. ONLY PAID UP MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO make Nominations and/or to be nominated for positions to the new committee. Nominations will remain open until Saturday September 15, 2012, until the closing of nominations as called by the meeting Chairman. Nominations are to be submitted in writing to the JMMC office at Tank Weld Equipment Building, Ferry Industrial Terrace, Mandela Hwy, Kingston 20 or send in via email addressed to Ms. Nicole Thompson at jamotoringclub@gmail.com. Emails with nomination should read in the subject line “Nomination JMMC Board 2012-2014”. You can also send in your nominations via fax to 934-1288.

The current chairman would like the new executive to be comprised of individuals representing the entire spectrum of motorsport in the island, and as such would like to see motorsports stakeholders join the JMMC and indeed be nominated forand elected to positions on the new committee, to ensure fairness and equity for each genre of the sport. As such, one or two representatives each from karting, circuit, drag, rally, sprint and dexterity are sought to move the ASN into the next term, as motorsport gains momentum through the combined effort of enterprising individuals dedicated to its growth.

Meet #7 for the Jamaica Karting Association is scheduled for Sunday, September 16.

For more information visit www.iriekart.com.jm or their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/jamaicakarting

The National Sprint Series will journey to the fabled Vernamfield Airfield on September 30 for Overdrive/Vernamfield Rebirth, meet #5 in the six event series. Series sponsor The Automotive Performance Centre in its mandate to spread motorsports across the island will stage a joint meet with a reorganized drag racing fraternity to revive the historic facility that has been the scene of many motoring achievements over the years. Championship Tarmac sprint action will take place starting at 10am intermittently with properly coordinated ¼ mile drag racing between the sprint runs. A fast circuit track will be laid out that will bring out the best in circuit cars prepared for Dover Raceway, as this event is a good test of car setup ahead of the Heroes Day meet.  Expect to see a massive amount of cars turn out for this event as Dover regulars as well as rally/sprint contenders grace the high speed circuit and the tyre wrenching, fire belching high horsepower monsters come out to play thereafter. Admission is $1,000 and gates open at 8am.

Assistance for this meet has been gained from Tank Weld Equipments, Team Mobay Racing & Tragedy Entertainment.

For more information on motorsports in Jamaica, call Ms. Nicole Thompson at 934-1288,  Email the club at jamotoringclub@gmail.com or visit the club’s website at www.jamaicamotorsports.com or visit our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/JMMC/178228662233660?bookmark_t=page.

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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
0

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.

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