Bartica Regatta Motocross…BLB racing team revving for this weekend’s showdown

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Team BLB bikers: From left, Bobby Rasul, Stephen Vieira and Andrew Wong

THIS Saturday, the Annual Motocross event speeds off at the Mongrippa Hill ground in Bartica, as part of the town’s activities for the annual Regatta festivities.

And, like the consistency of the Bartica Regatta that has been the annual marquee event in the town for decades, defending 125cc champions, BLB racing team, aims not only to defend their title but to be a force to reckon with for years to come.

In a correspondence to the media, the Bartica-based racing team that consists of Andrew Wong with his 2018 KTM 125cc dirt bike, Bobby Rasul ( 2019 YZ Yamaha 125cc) and Stephen Vieira (2016 YZ Yamaha 125cc), noted confidence of a repeat of their impressive showing last year.

At the 2018 Bartica Regatta Motocross event, Rasul and Vieira were tied for the champion biker accolade in the 125cc event after both of them notched up one win, one second and one third place finish in their three races while Wong won the third race.

News from Team BLB indicates that their machines are in prime working condition while reports from Bartica has revealed that the Mongrippa Hill ground has all systems in place for keen rivalry amongst bikers from Georgetown, Essequibo and Bartica.