Endurance series to start GMR&SC’s 2019 activities


The Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club has rolled out its list of activities for 2019 with round one of the Endurance Series being the event to get the engines started at South Dakota.

Drivers and riders who compete under the auspices of the sports club are urged to get their preparations underway since action starts on February 3.

The Endurance meet is expected to follow the usual format, catering for both cars and bikes competing in five classes.

In the first class, cars up to 1500cc will be considered eligible, with the second class being from 1501-1600cc. The third class will see cars in the 1601-2000cc class, with the unlimited class featuring cars over 2000cc.

Team Wreckers ace driver Adrian Fernandes was the 2018 champion driver for the Endurance series.

After an undefeated year with his Toyota Levin, Fernandes scored 75 points to be crowned the overall champion driver, while Balram Ramdeo with 228 points was deemed the best mechanic.

On February 17, attention will turn to the quarter mile with an intended international drag racing meet.  Circuit racing commences with local meet on March 3 to give ample preparation for the opening round of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships from March 23-24 at Wallerfield, Trinidad and Tobago.

Round two of drag racing is slated for April 7, while Endurance returns on April 28.  The second round of CMRC heads to Jamwest, Jamaica, on May 26 followed by Rally Racing on June 23 at South Dakota.

Local circuit racer will have another chance to fine tune machines with a meet on June 14 followed by a proposed international Drag Racing meet on August 25.

On September 1, the penultimate leg of CMRC will take place at Bushy Park, Barbados, and the final rounds of Endurance and drag racing are tabled for September 15 and October 16 respectively.

The grand finale to the CMRC will take centre stage at South Dakota from November 16-17 to bring a close to the year’s activities.

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