Now in its second consecutive year, the Car Craft and Chop Shop-organised Sailun Tires/RaceTrac Wheels Trinity College Car Show in Trincity enjoyed an even stronger competitor turnout. Just in time for school holidays, this show kept the cars organised in genres including stance and performance cars, restorations, customised and special paint cars and the audio competitors.
St.Lucia DragWars 2013 - Retribution : The island of St. Lucia is home to roughly 163,000 people, although some 300,000-400,000 visitors pass through the English- and French Creole-speaking island every year. It’s easy to see why, as St. Lucia is the quintessential vacation destination for honeymooners and families alike and famous for its twin volcanic peaks known as the Pitons. Their industries include clothing, electronics assembly, beverages, foods, packaging and agriculture, with exports like bananas, cocoa and vegetables. This means that infrastructure, transportation and energy costs are high and for the average Sent Lisyen (St. Lucian), life can sometimes be challenging. It is more so for the enthusiast, who may find it difficult to own and modify a car for racing, unless he or she runs a few profitable businesses. Why does any of this matter? It’s because this picturesque little island has secured one of the best drag strips in the English-speaking Caribbean. It’s successfully opened its doors to motorsport to...
Toyota launches RAV4 : Although its world debut was at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show, now just a few months later, T&T heralds the arrival of the new 4th-generation Toyota RAV4. Toyota’s official launch at their Barataria showroom was one of the most well attended we have ever seen, a testament to the popularity of the RAV4 in T&T.
The Ferrari 458 Italia: Ciao, Bella!-Hello, Beautiful! : The prancing horse has always been a symbol of a more refined idea of horsepower. Compared to the simple workhorse, they were capable of much more than pulling a cart or carrying people around. Their true strengths are shown in their all-round abilities to jump, hold various positions, perform pirouettes and maintain correct momentum through advanced courses. Similarly, you can purchase a virtual driving appliance to take you from point A to point B. Beyond this idea are a number of ways in which the actual journey can be even more remarkable than your origin or destination.
A Night of Nirvana : Nirvana is an ancient Sanskrit term used in Indian religions to describe the profound peace of mind that is acquired with liberation, freedom from suffering and union with God. Literally translated it means blown out, and refers to the supreme stillness of mind after the fires of desire, aversion, and delusion have been finally extinguished.
T&T's Best: Custom RRS debuts at SEMA : T&T’s best, as voted by the panel of judges at the Meguiar’s Car Crazy Show at the Centre of Excellence in April 2012, was the orange and black Arden Range Rover Sport prepared by 2k Kolour Kollection. The fully customised luxury SUV represented the passion and state-of-the-art of customising in our country at the Meguiar’s International Showcase held at the SEMA show in Las Vegas from October 30 to November 2, 2012. History was made in the process, as this was the first ever locally customised vehicle from Trinidad and Tobago to be exhibited at SEMA, which is widely regarded as the world’s largest automotive specialty equipment show.
Powell and Fennell Jr. Look to WRC 2013 : After their historic debut at the World Rally Championship level just a couple of days ago at Rally de España 2012, John Powell and co-driver Mike Fennell Jr. may have to actually drive in ice come next year at WRC Rally Sweden with the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team. According to T&T’s Powell, you may have to mark February 7-10, 2013 on the calendar as he heads to Sweden with M-Sport Ford WRT. Powell added, “I believe this is a Caribbean thing, whether you are from Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, or elsewhere. I want to thank everybody, I didn’t get here alone…I never believed for a moment that I got here by myself. It is with good, consistent support from the spectators, my fans, my family, the media, my sponsors, Trinidad’s rally club and marshals that we are here. This is why the decision I had to make was very difficult. However, we are happy to secure a deal with M-Sport Ford World Rally Team to do a few of the championship rounds next year.”
Powell and Fennell Get Their Feet Wet at WRC Rally de España... : Caribbean Rally Duo Debuts at WRC Spain This Week Despite temperatures below 6°C, the coastal city of Salou in Catalunya, Spain will be the historic location for the Caribbean duo, team T&T’s John Powell and fellow Jamaican national Michael Fennell Jr. in WRC’s Rally de España from November 8-11, 2012.
Powell to drive for Ford M-Sport at WRC Spain 2012 : Yes people it is 100% true. Trinidad’s very own John ‘Penti’ Powell will drive for M-SPORT Team Ford at Rally de Espana on November 8-11, 2012. John received the invitation last week from them, and it was officially published this morning on http://www.fia.com (check the news releases to the right hand side of the page – or click http://www.fia.com/en-GB/mediacentre/pr … s-esp.aspx).
Nemo-Racing wins World Time Attack 2012 in Australia : After two years of design, fabrication, and assembly, the Nemo-Racing EVO is what it is today. The Nemo-Racing EVO was designed, built and assembled by race car engineers, fabricators, and mechanics. It wasn't the brainchild of not any one person, but the team as a whole. Tony Porter and Nathan Leech, experienced Aussie V8 Supercar fabricator and engineers, designed and built most of the car. Andrew Brilliant had a lot to do with the car's component packaging and the integration of the aero features into the car's build. Brad Cawthorne from Cawthorne Composites fabricated all of the panels from scratch. Paul Mason, who wires many Aussie V8 Supercars, wired the car and its extensive list of Motec components. Spark Tech Ignitions was contacted to handle Igniting the mixture. Will at JHH Performance has everything to do with the engine. McElrea Racing, an experienced Porsche cup car team, assembled and runs the NEMO EVO. With all of this motorsport talent working toward on...
Sailun RaceTrac Car Show Trinity College 2012-GalleryII : Now in its second consecutive year, the Car Craft and Chop Shop-organised Sailun Tires/RaceTrac Wheels Trinity College Car Show in Trincity enjoyed an even stronger competitor turnout. Just in time for school holidays, this show kept the cars organised in genres including stance and performance cars, restorations, customised and special paint cars and the audio competitors. PART II of GALLERY