Mark Vieira impressive at CMRC Trinidad
Guyanese Mark Vieira had an excellent opening day of the second leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship in Wallerfield Raceway, Trinidad and Tobago.
The veteran race secured a comfortable victory in the first Group Four race on Saturday afternoon, with compatriot and perennial rival Andrew King taking third in the 12-lap race.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Franklyn Boodram finished second, while his fellow countrymen Ronald Wortman, Khaleel Mohammed and Kristian Boodoosingh took positions fourth to sixth respectively.
Vieira had earlier secured pole position with a time of 39.580 seconds in qualifying, a second faster than Boodoosingh.
Meanwhile, in the lone CMRC Superbikes race on Saturday, Matt Truelove, riding for Guyana’s Team Mohamed’s, emerged victorious, with Guyanese Matthew Vieira finishing eighth.
In Group Two action, Marc Gill of Trinidad and Tobago won race one, with Justin Sanguinette of Trinidad and Tobago and Mark Thompson of Barbados copping second and third respectively.
Sunday will see a full day of racing with Mark Vieira and King leading Guyana’s charge, along with Rameez Mohamed, Haniff Mohamed, Sharima Khan, Truelove and Matthew Vieira.