KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar traded at an average J$106.35 on Thursday, December 19, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
Trading closed at J$106.29 to one US dollar on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar traded for J$100.17 and the British pound ended tr ...more »
JOSHUA Sirgany walked away with the Abe Zaidie Memorial Trophy at Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) meet at the Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston on Sunday.
The trophy is awarded to the karter with the most points for the season.
“This is the first time he’s stayed in Jamaica for the summer and raced. That’s what has put us in the position to take this local championship,” Sirgany’s father Ricky told Auto.
Sirgany dominated the Rotax MiniMax class races to gain 375.5 points to Peter Moodie Jr’s 352.
For the remaining competitors, it was all-out mode to both solidify their class positions and take advantage of the last major use of the circuit for the year.
The Comer 50cc finals witnessed a showdown between Mark Moodie, Zander Williams, and Thomas Gore, as it was one of the classes with an unsettled title winner. Moodie emerged overall class victor with 273.5 points.
Comer 80cc was clearly the territory of Gore as he swept both finals taking the lead on the second lap of both races. Like the 80cc class, Rotax Mini Max, the secondary placings was where the action happened, since Sirgany also had a clean sweep.
Sporting a new kart, Thomas Issa continued his victory trend as he rolled through his Rotax Jr races. The Rotax Senior finals were anything but processional despite being sewn up by Matthew Williams. Aggression was the name of the game as Colin Daley Jr injected a bit more competition for the event, his rivals keen to claim a win over the budding superstar. Peter Moodie had little problem in Rotax Masters, even with Mark Minott getting close a few times.
Mark Moodie (right) leads a train of his Comer 50cc rivals starting with
Jerome Stanley, Thomas Gore, Zander Williams and rookie Duncan Stanley.
2012 Abe Zaidie Memorial Trophy winner Joshua Sirgany (right) leads
Justin Sirgany and Marc-Anthony Eaton.
Colin Daley Jr (second left) brought some spice to the
Rotax Senior races as Najee Scott, class champion
Matthew Williams and Frazer McConnell attempt to
Colin Daley Jr (left) fending off Rotax Senior Class champion Matthew
Thomas Issa (#95) on his way to both his Rotax Junior final victories
ahead of Jonathan Law and William Myers.
Comer 80cc was all Thomas Gore (left) as he passes Lewis
McKinson and Justin Stanley.
Joshua Sirgany (left), winner of the Abe Zaidie Memorial Trophy, is congratulated
by the first runner-up in the points standings, Peter Moodie Jr, at the Palisadoes
International Raceway in Kingston on Sunday. (Photos: Rory Daley)
POST A COMMENT
1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.
2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.