Trinidad, Suriname cars arrive for International Drag Race
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One of the two rail cars from Trinidad
One of the two rail cars from Trinidad

BOTH touring contingents for this weekend’s International Drag Race arrived in Guyana yesterday, ahead of this weekend’s much anticipated 1320 shootout.

The Suriname team cleared port Moleson Creek yesterday afternoon while Team Trinidad’s cars were cleared in port Georgetown yesterday; to be later transported to the South Dakota Circuit.
The Trinidad team had already confirmed their unit with two rail cars being driven by Sheldon Bissessar and Miguel Pustam with the third driver being Kervin Ribeiro with his 1JZ powered RX-7.

Suriname, on the other hand, had confirmed Raymond John and his Toyota Chaser, along with Michael Namchand and his Mazda RX7 The club is expecting more cars today and tomorrow.

TWO-DAY EVENT
Meanwhile the Club has confirmed that the event would be over the course of two days, tomorrow being the qualifying and free runs for the 14-second, 15-second and 16-second classes.
That will commence from noon with free runs expected in-between the qualifying session.

Sunday morning from 08:00hrs, the remaining groups will be allowed their qualifying test and tune session with the knockout session commencing at 12:00hrs.

OVER 100 CARS REGISTERED
Registration closed on Wednesday evening with more than 100 competitors signing up for the two-day event.

The club had predicted more than 50 competitors at its launch last week, but the latest count is double that amount.
Tickets for fans cost $2 000 for adults; $1 000 for kids, and are on sale at the clubs’ Thomas Lands office.
Tickets will also be on sale at the South Dakota Circuit.

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